”1 Decembrie 1918” University of Alba Iulia - The Centre for Research and Innovation in Linguistic Education
The Centre for Research and Innovation in Linguistic Education
Conferences 2009

The Exploratory Workshop Linguistic and Intercultural Education in the Process of Europeanisation of Higher Education, Alba Iulia, 21 - 23 May, 2009 (http://www.uab.ro/sesiuni_2009/CLIE/index.htm)

Keynote speakers:

Cornelia Ilie: Presentation of the European Network for Intercultural Education Activities. Aims and objectives; types of specific collaborative activities between higher education institutions.

Piotr Cap: Presentation of cooperation opportunities between universities based in Central / Southern Europe. Linguistic education programmes.

Lazslo Komlosi: Seven Years of Experience of a European Joint Master"s Program in English-American Studies;

Danica Škara: Doctoral Studies: New Practices and Routes to Research Training (Innovative Organisational Structures; Joint Doctoral Programmes; Internationalization; Interdisciplinarity);

Teodora Popescu: Presentation of a prospective joint MA programme in Intercultural Education within the context of the Bologna Process.

Renata Povolna: Improving English teacher education: Comparability and compatibility of academic programmes across Europe.

Igor Zagar: Racism, xenophobia and (the so called) "intercultural dialogue"

Carmel Borg: Intercultural Education: Signposts, Roadblocks and Possibilities;

Round table: Combating xenophobia and racism through linguistic and intercultural education.

Round table: Bilingualism and the linguistic education of minorities across Europe;

Round table: Linguistic policies across Europe. The future of linguistic education. The role of less widely used languages in preserving and promoting national and regional heritages of European countries vs. English as a lingua franca.

The Multilateral Agreement for Scholarly Cooperation in the Field of Humanities was concluded  and signed by the representatives of the following universities University of Łódź, Poland, Masaryk University, Brno, Czech Republic, Constantine the Philosopher University in Nitra, Slovakia, University of Presov, Slovakia, University of Pécs, Hungary, University of Primorska, Slovenia, Josip Juraj Strossmayer University of Osijek, Croatia, "1 Decembrie 1918" University of Alba Iulia, Romania and University of Split, Croatia.


Challenges in Language, Literature and Arts at the Beginning of  the 21st Century, Alba Iulia, 22 - 23  May, 2009

The conference was structured around these topics:

1. Trends in the linguistic and philological research at the beginning of the century:

2. Writers of the beginning of the century

3. Didactic Perspectives