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This BAAL special interest group is intended to bring together researchers interested in the uses of corpora and corpus methods in applied linguistic research.

Announcements and discussion list for the Korean Studies community in the United Kingdom.

Bilingualism Matters London brings together academic researchers from London-based higher education institutions, non-academic stakeholders, and members of the public in a collaborative knowledge exchange about bi-/multilingualism, language learning and their benefits.

This list is for the research and discussion of the etymology of plants and animal species scientific names (binomial nomenclature) and the history of vernacular names.

BRIDGE is a network for PG students from any University and any discipline, with a research interest in East Asia. BRIDGE aims to circulate information on events, opportunities and activities relevant to East Asian Studies.

The British Sociological Association Auto/Biography Study Group brings together people interested in the analytical examination of the various kinds of biography and autobiography, the relationship between the differing genres of representing lives, and the interrelations between biography, autobiography, text and lives.

This list is used by the Centre for the Study of Contemporary Women's Writing (CCWW) at the Institute of Modern Languages Research. The Centre promotes and facilitates national and international research on contemporary writing by women in French, German, Italian, Portuguese and Spanish (including Catalan and Galician)

Scholarly network for scholars working on the history and archaeology of Central Asia, with special reference to the Hellenistic period.

This list is used to discuss issues relating to the use of corpus resources, tools and methodologies in CALL.

This is the discussion list for cultural & literary research in Quebec & French-Canadian studies

Digital Humanities North West aims to bring together those teaching and researching using DH tools and methods at institutions in the North West of England. We share ideas and methods for research and teaching and explore ways to collaborate.

This list is for research and teaching in Modern Languages which engages with digital media and technologies, with a primary focus on languages other than English. We will share announcements of events connected to the Digital Modern Languages Seminar Series, and invite you to share announcements connected to your own digital events and projects.

This lists exists to support the enhancement of Chinese/Japanese/Korean to English translation pedagogy at higher education institutions

A discussion list for academic staff interested in Enquiry-Based Learning EBL as a teaching methodology for all aspects of modern languages curricula in higher education.

Lista de correo da Asociación Internacional de Estudos Galegos para o intercambio de información relacionada cos Estudos Galegos, perspectivas profesionais, e para favorecer o networking entre os seus membros.

Recognising that the evolution toward shared ethical standards goes through mutual awareness of the constraints faced and the practices adopted by linguists of all stripes, this list aims to create an intellectual space where linguists trained in different disciplinary and national academic traditions can share their experiences in order to (i) raise awareness about the ethical challenges inherent in every stage of the research cycle and (ii) allow answers to these challenges to emerge organically from discussion within the field.

The FEMINIST-TRANSLATION-STUDIES discussion list is a transnational feminist tool aimed at creating cross-border alliances and sharing news about publications, conferences and other academic events on this research field. It also enables members to ask critical questions and raise issues about any aspect related to Feminist Translation Studies in a broad sense. The vehicular language of the mailing list is English, but all geographies are included. It was created and administered by Olga Castro, University of Warwick, Great Britain. For more information, please contact the list owner.

This list is for all those working in the field of Galician Studies to make announcements and share information about research, teaching, and developments in Galician Studies.

The purpose of this list is to pass on and exchange information about activities of the London branch of the 'Association for the German Language' / 'Gesellschaft für deutsche Sprache' (GfdS)

Forum for members of the German Studies Library Group, both librarians and academics. The Group is concerned with provision of high quality library services in the field of German studies and seeks to enhance services by co-operative projects and good communication between members.

<HTML> The Henry Sweet Society for the History of Linguistic Ideas was founded in February 1984. Its aims are to promote and encourage the study of the history of all branches of linguistic thought, theoretical and applied, and including non-European traditions. Its fields of interest include the history both of the major subject areas of linguistics and also of more specialised topics, such as writing systems, literacy, rhetoric, and the application of linguistic ideas within professional and technical fields. <p>For further information on the society, please see our <a href= "http://www.henrysweet.org/">website</a>.</p> <p>Society membership and journal subscription are now managed by Taylor & Francis. Annual membership includes a print + online package (3 issues of Language & History) for &#163;42 (student rate: &#163;16.50). Alternatively, you can opt out of paper copies with an online- only subscription for &#163;39 (student rate: &#163;12). For more information on how to become a member, please visit the <a href="http://www.tandfonline.com/action/journalInformation? show= societyInformation&journalCode=ylhi20#.V4d"> Taylor & Francis website</a>.</p>. </html>

Supporting research into the history of second/foreign language learning, teaching and assessment.

Language Policy special interest group of the British Association of Applied Linguistics (BAAL).

A list for managers of self-access centres for language resources. Sublist of plan

This list would be an email forum for teaching practitioners and researchers involved in the Language Futures project.

This is a sub-list of TRANSLATIO A forum administered by the Institute of Advanced Legal Studies and the Institute of Modern Languages Research at the School of Advanced Study, University of London, to share information about Legal Translation in general, and about our new Legal Translation initiative.

For UK librarians in educational institutions with Hebraica collections to discuss matters of mutual concern such as collection development, cataloguing and meetings.

Discussion list fot the Special Interest Group for Literary and Cultural Studies, created by the LTSN Subject Centre for Languages, Linguistics and Area Studies

A forum for discussion of any matter relating to medical and/or health humanities including details of relevant events, meetings, jobs, conferences, calls for papers etc.

The list is meant for announcements about events, publications or courses with regard to Old Frisian studies.

The Poetics and Linguistics Association is an international academic association for the linguistic study of literature, and related areas. The association website is www.pala.ac.uk.

To coordinate the higher education community training and public service interpreters and translators and encourage stakeholders to participate and share issues and information.

This list is run by the Postcolonial Seminar at Queen Mary University of London, to communicate information about events, meetings and new research.

This list provides updates from the Centre for Translation and Interpreting at Queen's University Belfast <HTML> Centre for Translation and Interpreting, Queen's University Belfast </HTML>

A list for university tutors/coordinators of student residence abroad, undertaken as part of degree programmes.

Members of the Second Language Writing Group are working on the development of theoretical models and methodologies for research, aiming to extend knowledge about L2 writers, their written texts and their writing processes. Discussion should centre on research issues in these areas.

This list is to support the activity of an ESRC funded research project (WiSP) which has been investigating social work professional writing. The purpose of this list is to generate a conversation and networking with colleagues in HEI social work programmes about the ways in which professional writing is and could be taught. The aim is to support the development of impact resources for higher education. Membership is open to colleagues from training sections of local authorities .

This mailing list allows members of the International Association for the Study of Spanish in Society to share information such as calls for papers, announcements of publications and events, and funding opportunities, for example.

This group is for researchers and students who have registered for "The stories we live by: an online course in ecolinguistics" (www.storiesweliveby.org.uk). The mailing list will be used for discussions about ecolinguistics and announcements of webinar times and new resources.

Stage Translation Research Adaptation Practice is an international discussion forum for researchers and practitioners interested in stage translation and adaptation. It is intended that this forum will help subscribers to create networks and further the discipline.

Sysfling is the main international discussion group for the international SFL community. Discussion includes various issues related to theory and/or methodologies, announcements of books and conferences, answers to questions (e.g., What work has been done in SFL on X), etc.

Teaching undergraduate and/or postgraduate linguistics.

Fforwm i drafod testunau Cymraeg ar ffurf gyfrifiadurol. Trafodir creu arch if o destunau o bob cyfnod; safonau encodio, tagio, ffontiau, setiau cymeri adau, trefn goladu, a meddalwedd. (A forum, chiefly in Welsh, for discussing Welsh texts in computer-readable form.)

The list will be linked to the Arts and Humanities Research Council 'translating cultures' theme, and will allow discussion of questions relating to this subject area.

The list is primarily intended for academic staff teaching and researching in English Language and Linguistics in universities in the UK. Members will discuss current issues of interest and concern to the HE linguistics community.

The Uruguay Research Network (URN) aims to bring together students, academics and researchers from a variety of academic disciplines united by a common interest in Uruguay. The network wishes to draw together people working on Uruguay that may otherwise not know each other; in this way, the network aims facilitate debate and discussion, exchange information on relevant conferences and news on Uruguay, organise events and establish a forum for continued interaction and communication among scholars on Uruguay. The network is open to students (both undergraduate and postgraduate), academic staff and researchers. It is a UK based network but anyone is welcome to join; we particularly welcome members from Uruguay itself. English and Spanish are the working languages of the network.

A mailing list for scholars and others interested in the textual history of the Latin Bible (Vetus Latina) to share information and news. Announcements of projects, publications and conferences are welcome. Questions and discussions will be entertained so long as they are on an appropriate topic and do not become repetitive, lengthy or depart from civilised discourse. Contributions may be in any language. The archive is visible to the public, but e-mail addresses can only be seen by registered members.

The list is aimed at providing a forum in which practice can be shared between language and related studies practitioners in Higher Education who are using Virtual Learning Environments

This list facilitates networking between participants of the 'White Spaces'conference stream at Gender Work and Organization 07 and others.

Discussion of topics related to the Year Abroad at UK and Irish universities


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