Programme

CEL/ELC Conference "Engaging Languages. Sciences, Cultures, Societies"

Freie Universität Berlin, Henry Ford Building

26-27 November 2015

Programme

Day 1, Thursday 26 November 2015

13.00 Registration
14.00

Words of welcome

Matthias Dannenberg, Executive Deputy Director of Administration and Finance, Freie Universität Berlin

14.05

Introduction to the conference

Maurizio Viezzi, CEL/ELC President, Università di Trieste

14.15

Introduction to Day One: "Les enjeux du multilinguisme pour la qualité de l’enseignement supérieur et de la recherche"

Anne-Claude Berthoud, Université de Lausanne

14.45

"Multilinguisme et sciences" (EN / FR)

Maria Luisa Villa, Università degli Studi di Milano - Accademia della Crusca

15.15 Break
15.45

Discussion

with an introduction by Piet van de Craen, Vrije Universiteit Brussel and conclusions by Manuel Célio Conceição, Universidade do Algarve

16.45

Future actions

Wolfgang Mackiewicz, CEL/ELC Past President, Freie Universität Berlin

17.00 End of Day One
17.30 17th CEL/ELC General Assembly (for CEL/ELC members)
18.45 Reception and award of Honorary Presidency to Wolfgang Mackiewicz, CEL/ELC Past President


Day 2, Friday 27 November 2015

09.00

Outcomes of the CEL/ELC Special Interest Group (SIG) on "Languages and intercultural careers"

Michael Kelly, University of Southampton, and Ruth Tobias, Freie Universität Berlin

09.30

Outcomes of the CEL/ELC Special Interest Group (SIG) on "Validation, recognition (and evaluation) of informal and non-formal language learning"

Michael Hammersley, Università di Bologna

10.00

Outcomes of the CEL/ELC Special Interest Group (SIG) on "Multilingualism and Multiculturalism"

Boris Vejdovsky, Université de Lausanne

10.30 Break
11.00

Outcomes of the CEL/ELC Special Interest Group (SIG) on "Developing different models for language policies in Higher Education"

Manuel Célio Conceição, Universidade do Algarve and Jolanta Urbanikowa, Uniwersytet Warszawski

11.30

Outcomes of the CEL/ELC Task Force on "Languages in the European Higher Education Area (EHEA)"

Karen M. Lauridsen, Aarhus Universitet

11.45 Discussion
12.45

Conference report

Régis Ritz, CEL/ELC Honorary Member

13.00 End of Day Two