Conference

On 29–30 September 2022, the Faculty of Philology of Vilnius University, Department of Lithuanian Studies, Lithuanian Association of Applied Linguistics LITAKA and the Institute of the Lithuanian Language will hold the Sixth International Conference of Applied Linguistics ‘Languages and People: Problems and Solutions‘. Applied linguists from Lithuania and other countries were invited to present their research from a range of disciplines, such as sociolinguistics, language policy, discourse analysis, translation, pragmatics, language teaching and learning, language testing, language acquisition, lexicography, corpus linguistics, cognitive linguistics, etc.


Plenary speakers:

Annick De Houwer
Harmonious Bilingualism Network

Marcus Callies
Universitety of Bremen

Victoria Guillén Nieto
University of Alicante

Registration and Fees

  • Regular registration for presenters: 120 Eur
  • Early-bird registration for presenters: 100 Eur
  • Doctoral / MA students and LITAKA members: 90 Eur
  • Early-bird registration for doctoral / MA students and LITAKA members: 50 Eur
  • Non-presenting participants who wish to obtain a certificate: 10 Eur

Publications

  • Accepted abstracts will be published in the conference proceedings booklet with an ISBN number.
  • Conference participants will be invited to submit their research papers based on conference presentations for publication in the special edition of the electronic journal Taikomoji kalbotyra (Applied Linguistics) that will be issued in 2023. Submission deadline: 31 December 2022.
  • All submitted manuscripts will undergo peer-review procedures applied by the journal.

Scientific Committee

  • Chair – Meilutė Ramonienė (Vilniaus universitetas, Lithuanian Association of Applied Linguistics, Lithuania)
  • Daiva Aliūkaitė (Vilnius University, Lithuania)
  • Carla Bagna (University for Foreigners of Siena, Italy)
  • Jurga Cibulskienė (Vilnius University, Lithuania)
  • Ineta Dabašinskienė (Vytautas Magnus University, Lithuania)
  • Ina Druviete (University of Latvia, Latvia)
  • Martin Ehala (Tartu University, Estonia)
  • Łukasz Grabowski (University of Opole, Poland)
  • Shahzaman Haque (INALCO, France)
  • Gabrielle Hogan-Brun (Vytautas Magnus University, Lithuania)
  • Rita Juknevičienė (Vilnius University, Lithuania)
  • Birutė Klaas-Lang (Tartu University, Estonia)
  • Sanita Martena (Rēzekne Academy of Technologies, National Centre for Education in Latvia, Latvia)
  • Heiko Marten (DaaD Information Centre Riga, Rēzekne Academy of Technologies, Latvia)
  • Piotr Romanowski (University of Warsaw, Poland)
  • Jūratė Ruzaitė (Vytautas Magnus University, Lithuania)
  • Mila Schwartz (Oranim Academic College of Education, Israel)
  • Inesa Šeškauskienė (Vilnius University, Lithuania)
  • Aurelija Tamošiūnaitė (Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz, German)
  • Loreta Vaicekauskienė (Vilnius University, Lithuania)
  • Anna Verschik (Tartu University, Estonia)
  • Loreta Vilkienė (Vilnius University, Lithuania)

Organising Committee

  • Eglė Gudavičienė (chair)
  • Lina Blauzdavičiūtė (administrator)
  • Justina Bružaitė-Liseckienė
  • Inga Hilbig
  • Kristina Jakaitė-Bulbukienė
  • Rita Juknevičienė
  • Donata Katinaitė
  • Eglė Vaisėtaitė
  • Lina Vaškevičienė
  • Eglė Žurauskaitė

Organisers

  • Institute of Applied Linguistics, Faculty of Philology, Vilnius University
  • Lithuanian Association of Applied Linguistics (LITAKA)