Wednesday, 9 January

9:00 Opening keynote

David Block, ICREA & Universitat de Lleida, Catalonia, Spain
The shaping effects of EMI in action: emergent STEM lecturer identities

10:00 Coffee

10:30 Panel 1: Academic spoken discourse

  • Janus Mortensen, University of Copenhagen, Denmark
    Talking about writing – language regulation in student group work
  • Kaisa Pietikäinen, NHH Norwegian School of Economics, Norway
    Contextual factors of codeswitching within English as a Lingua Franca (ELF): comparing academic and social contexts
  • Beyza Björkman, Stockholm University, Sweden
    This is not familiar to most people”: navigating peer-reviewers’ comments and knowledge construction practices by PhD students in supervision interactions
  • Ying Wang, Stockholm University, Sweden
    Metadiscourse and formulaicity in spoken academic ELF

12:30 Lunch

14:00 Panel 2: The sociolinguistics of student writing

  • Christa Van der Walt, Stellenbosch University, South Africa
    The limits of translanguaging
  • Maria Kuteeva, Stockholm University, Sweden
    Creative writing in English as an additional language: Translingual writers, their lived experience of language and bilingual selves
  • Kathrin Kaufhold, Stockholm University, Sweden
    Students’ transnational academic writing practices

15:30 Coffee

16:00 Round table for participants in Panels 1 and 2

Discussant Linus Salö, KTH, Sweden


Thursday, 10 January

9:30 Panel 3: The lived experience of language policy in higher education

  • Taina Saarinen, University of Jyväskylä, Finland
    Tensions on Finnish Constitutional Bilingualism in neo-nationalist times: English as catalyst in monolingual and bilingual university contexts
  • Lídia Gallego-Balsà, Universitat de Lleida, Catalonia, Spain
    “I wanted to use English as a passport for any country in Europe”: The case of Catalan minority-ethnic students’ experiences of multilingualism and expectations of studying abroad
  • Josep Soler, Stockholm University, Sweden
    University branding and the internationalization of higher education in the Baltic states: the role of language

11:00 Coffee

11:30 Round table: English and other academic languages at a multilingual university

Participants in Panel 3, Janus Mortensen, Christa van der Walt
Moderator: Maria Kuteeva

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