Call for Papers: British Council Language and Development Conference 2017

Due date: May 19, 2017

The British Council is satisfied to declare the call for papers for the twelfth Biennial International Language and Development Conference 2017. The International Language and Development Conferences have been held at regular intervals since 1993. They unite experts and scientists who are keen on the parts that dialects play being developed far and wide. The gatherings address issues concerning worldwide, local, national, overwhelming and non-prevailing dialects in connection to human, social and monetary improvement, dialect arrangement and education.

The gathering will unite worldwide strategy creators, improvement experts, the NGO area, private part, expressions and inventive division agents, scientists and each one of those with a point of view on the part of dialect in the public arena. It will give a discussion to genuine victories and difficulties to be shared; forthcoming and open reflections to be encouraged; and businesslike, proof-based recommendations to be advanced. The greater part of this with an end goal to advise the worldwide advancement group as it proceeds with its adventure towards accomplishing the Sustainable Development Goals. The twelfth biennial universal Language and Development Conference will be facilitated by the British Council and its accomplices in Dakar, Senegal, from November 27 to 29, 2017, and is the third one to be assembled in sub-Saharan Africa


The call is interested in experts and scientists who are occupied with the functions that dialects play being developed the world over

Choice Criteria

The choice of recommendations will be made by the Conference Program Committee. Keeping in mind the end goal to be considered for determination in the gathering program, recommendations must meet the accompanying criteria:

Pertinence, demonstrating a reasonable connection to the focal meeting topic and picked sub-subject;


Evidence based;

Lucidity, rationality and organization;

Potential for gathering of people association/contribution.

Accommodation Requirements

Potential moderators must submit:

A Summary of your presentation of up to 300 words;

A short history of the moderator (or moderators) of up to 50 words ;

Under needful circumstances, demonstrate whether the concept depends on progressing or finished research;

Guarantee that the setting of your theory is clear, for example, the nation or district in view, the level of training tended to, the sort of research and so forth.;

Writers are urged to have their applications edited before final submission;

It would be ideal if you abstain from utilizing an excessively long title for your introduction.

Accommodation Process

Proposition for papers and different sorts of introduction ought to be submitted in either English or French on the proposition frame and sent to

Vital Dates

Due date for entries: May 19, 2017

Feedback of acknowledgment will be conveyed by: June 30, 2017

Due date for moderators to enlist and affirm their choice applications : September 22, 2017

The meeting: November 27-29, 2017

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