ETAL Seminars and conferences

Conferences, seminars and Invited talks are listed here.

ETAL Spring Seminar Series 2017

About the series:

  • 45 minute talks + 30 minutes discussion.
  • 5 external and 3 internal guest speakers on topics related to language study, language learning and language teaching.
  • aimed at researchers and teaching staff with an interest in language, and MSc TESOL, MSc Language Teaching, MSc Applied Linguistics, PhD and EdD students.

Dates / Speakers / Seminar titles:

Further details: Contact Joan or Bróna

ETAL videos from past seminars

Website with ETAL's past seminar series videos


BAALSIG Conference 2015

BAAL Language Learning & Teaching SIG 2015 (11th) Annual Conference

Hosted by ETAL, the BAAL Conference 2015's theme was 'The Languages of Language Learning'. This conference provided an opportunity for fruitful and engaging discussion across the theory-practice interface on the ‘what’ and the ‘how’ of second language teaching in an age of increasing globalization. Plenary speakers were Professor Anna Mauranen (University of Helsinki), Professor Paul Meara (Cardiff University and University of Edinburgh), Professor Paul Seedhouse (Newcastle University), and Dr Naoko Taguchi (Carnegie Mellon University).

Date & Time:  2 -3 July 2015

Venue: Paterson's Land, Moray House School of Education, University of Edinburgh

Further information: BAALSIG Conference 2015 website


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