Type Call
Key dates Deadline: Thursday 18 July 2019
Eligibility UK-based experts in the area of English in HE and EMI

We are inviting UK-based experts in the area of English in HE and EMI to submit proposals for the Role of English in Higher Education conference. The focus of the conference will be on the Wider Europe region and will take place on 16 and 17 October 2019 in Tashkent, Uzbekistan.

The conference will bring together around 100 experts and policy makers to discuss the role of English in HE in a broad sense, with parts of the programme dedicated to the issue of EMI.

In addition to the list of key speakers who will be invited to present, we would like to use this opportunity to offer a platform for sharing engaging and informative presentations on insightful research and innovative practices focused on this theme to a selected number of UK speakers.

We welcome proposals from researchers and practitioners in the HE sector. Presentations should be maximum 30 minutes long.

Following the review process, presenters will be informed of the decision and will be asked to confirm acceptance of the offer to present at the conference.

For successful applicants, costs of conference participation will be covered and will include travel costs, subsistence and accommodation. Local travel costs (in the UK) will not be covered.

No fees will be offered.

Eligibility

 All UK-based experts in the area of English in HE and EMI (specific selection criteria outlined in the application form).

How to apply

Application form (attached) should be sent to Maja.Mandekic@britishcouncil.hr