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Multilingual Theories and Practices (MTP3) Dublin City University IRELAND

Friday, November 11, 2022 to Wednesday, February 1, 2023

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Multilingual Theories and Practices (MTP3) Dublin City University IRELAND
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The conference considers all aspects of the linguistic and sociolinguistic competences and practices of bi-/multilingual speakers who cross existing social and linguistic boundaries, adopting or adapting themselves to new and overlapping linguistic spaces.
We invite papers in all areas of research in bi-/multilingualism, whether or not linked di- rectly to the overarching conference theme, including, but not limited to, linguistics, soci- olinguistics, psycholinguistics, neurolinguistics, clinical linguistics, education, bi-/multilin- gual societies.

Topics will include: (multiple) language acquisition and learning (L3, L4, Lx); psycho- and neurolinguistics of multilingualism; translanguaging; early bilingualism and heritage lan- guage development; speech processing in bi-/multilinguals; trans/multilingual language use in different contexts; multilingual education; bi-/multiculturalism; bi-/multilingual language policies; literacy in multiple languages (pluriliteracy); intercultural and globalisa- tion issues related to multilingualism; multilingual issues in literature and translation.

Confirmed speakers are:

  • Nancy Hornberger (University of Pennsylvania, USA)
  • Ulrike Jessner-Schmid (University of Innsbruck, Austria)
  • Mila Schwartz (Oranim Academic College of Education, Israel)

Conference venue: Dublin City University, Institute of Education, St Patrick’s Campus, Drumcondra Rd Upper, Dublin 9, Ireland

More information about the conference can be accessed here:

The deadline for submissions is 1st February 2023. Please, send your proposals to