16th International Conference


“Migration and Language Education”

Thessaloniki, Greece, 6-8 October 2017

The Greek Applied Linguistics Association (GALA) is organising its 16th International Conference of Applied Linguistics on migrant and refugee education which is currently an issue of utmost importance in Europe.

A WORKSHOP on “Language Assessment of Immigrants and Refugees” will take place within the framework of the conference. The workshop is coordinated by Professor David Little (Trinity College) with the contribution of Professor Gudrun Erickson (University of Gothenburg) and Dr Déirdre Kirwan (Scoil Bhríde, Cailíní). It will last from 10.00 a.m. to 5.00 p.m. Participation will be limited and there will be an extra registration fee of 10€.

Invited Speakers

Official Languages: Greek, English, French

Proceedings: Selected papers of the conference will be published.

Thematic Areas

Abstracts are invited for presentations or poster sessions. The total length of abstracts should not exceed 300 words (Times New Roman 12pt). All abstracts should include title, author(s)’ name(s), affiliation, author(s)’ postal and e-mail address(es). Abstracts should be submitted as pdf files and sent to galaconf2017@enl.auth.gr.

Important Dates

Abstract submission deadline: 20 April 2017 Extended to 30 April 2017
Notification of acceptance/rejection: 31 May 2017 Extended to 10 June 2017
Confirmation of participation (for speakers): 20 June 2017 Extended to 30 June 2017