4rth International Conference “Crossroads of Languages and Cultures”

4rth International Conference “Crossroads of Languages and Cultures”

Τhe 4rth International Conference  “Crossroads of Languages and Cultures” is dedicated to “Multilingual Educational Approaches and Language Policies”

It is organized by the School of Early Childhood Education of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, the Joint Greek-French Postgraduate Programme “Didactiques du plurilinguisme et politiques linguistiques - Diffusion des langues et cultures en contexte multilingue”, the intraUniversity group for Bilingualism and Multiculturalism in Education and Society, ‘Polydromo’, and the Department of Philology, Languages and Human Sciences of the University of Maine, France.

The Conference will take place during 2 & 3 June 2016, at the Tower of the Faculty of Pedagogy of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki.  

The 4th Crossroads is dedicated to the 10 years of the Joint Greek-French Postgraduate Programme “Didactiques du plurilinguisme et politiques linguistiques - Diffusion des langues et cultures en contexte multilingue”, a cooperation between the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki and the University of Maine, France. 

Its themes of the 4th Crossroads are:

Α. Teaching approaches of multilingualism: translanguaging, multiliteracies, technologies and language education

Β. Language policies within and outside Europe: dealing with contemporary challenges

The 4th Crossroads is dedicated to the memory of the late Sofronis Chatzisavvidis, Director of the Joint Greek-French Postgraduate Programme at A.U.Th from 2006 to April 2013.

The summaries of the contributions should not exceed 300 words and should be sent to at 4ο_stavrodromi@nured.auth.gr during the period 5/1-5/2 2016. 

Site of Crossroads: stavrodromiglwsswn.auth.gr

Organizing Bodies
School of Early Childhood Education, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki http://www.nured.auth.gr

Joint Greek-French Postgraduate Programme                                     http://frell.web.auth.gr

‘Polydromo’ Group & Periodical for bilingualism

and multiculturalism in education and society                                     http://www.polydromo.gr

Cren- inedum, University of Maine, France.                                         http://www.univ-lemans.fr