Events

To publicise language events held at the University of Leeds, please contact language@leeds.ac.uk

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This is a one day conference Developing Speaking Skills. This conference is truly international and papers will be given by speakers from Algeria, Chile, Finland, Poland, Germany, Spain and Sweden in addition to colleagues from universities in the UK and colleagues in LCS.
The official launch is an opportunity to celebrate the many scholarship activities of colleagues in LCS (including the successful launch of the journal The Language Scholar http://languagescholar.leeds.ac.uk/ as well as the international conference taking place on the same day  
The 2017 British Association for Applied Linguistics (BAAL) conference is hosted by the School of Education and the Centre for Language Education Research at the University of Leeds. The theme of the conference – Diversity and Applied Linguistics – will enable us to engage with the notion of diversity both of and in Applied Linguistics,…
The Workshop on Computational Approaches to Morphologically Rich  Languages (#CAMRL2017) is organised by the Leeds University Kartvelian Studies group. This one-day workshop aims to bring together established specialists and postgraduate research students working in the field of computational morphology and morphosyntax. The Workshop will feature plenary talks by Jost Gippert, Andrew Hardie and Marine Beridze,…
The workshop will examine the effect of people movement in all its forms on endangered languages. The first half of the workshop will take place at the Leeds Humanities Research Institute, from 9am to 1.30pm, with lunch from 12.30-1.30 @ the LHRI. The second half of the workshop will take place from 1.30pm to 5pm…
You are cordially invited to the first EAL networking event organised by Language@Leeds. Our aim is to initiate a partnership between researchers, educators, therapists and local authorities to coordinate efforts to support children with English as an Additional Language. If you have ever wondered how to assess EAL children’s proficiency in English, how long it…
Language@Leeds is organising a two-day workshop on random effects in mixed-effect models of linguistic data, in partnership with the White Rose Doctoral Training Centre for linguistics. The workshop will be taught by Harald Baayen (Linguistics, University of Tuebingen) and Arief Gusnanto (Statistics, University of Leeds). The topics covered will include the following: conceptual definition of…
With Professor Gunther Kress and Professor Theo Van Leeuwen Open to PhD and PostDoc researchers The School of Languages, Cultures and Societies and the School of Media and Communication will be hosting Professor Gunther Kress (Institute of Education, University College London) and Professor Theo Van Leeuwen (University of Southern Denmark, Odense / University of Technology…
Public lecture by Professor Gunther Kress (UCL Institute of Education, University of London) and Professor Theo van Leeuwen (Centre for Multimodal Communication, University of Southern Denmark, Odense, and Emeritus Professor in Media and Communication at the University of Technology, Sydney)
As part of the Leeds Humanities Research Institute’s Moveable Feast series, a roving series of lunchtime talks, Elisabetta Adami (Languages, Cultures & Societies) will speak about ‘Semiotics of the Marketplace: Lessons from a Field Study in Kirkgate Market’. Abstract: For the semiotician no less than for the consumer, Kirkgate Market in Leeds is a marvel…