Conference: Arabic as a language of knowledge transfer and production: A look into the future
Themes: Role of language in knowledge transfer and production, Interrelationship of language and thought, Enforcement of language planning policies, Descriptive and analytical studies of native language proficiencies, Academic and intellectual requirements of knowledge processes, Academic language assessment tools, Realities of academic and language training in Arab universities, Socio- and Psycholinguistic parameters of knowledge, Role of heritage speakers, role of technology, and other themes that are of relevance.
Cost: Free registration, meals, and accommodation for international participants.
Dates: March 3-4 2019
Host: The Doha Institute for Graduate Studies
Organizers: Alaa Elgibali and Rana Siblini
Abstract: Deadline October 30, 2018. A succinct abstract of up to 500 words.
Languages: Arabic and English
Publication: Selected papers will be published after a review process.
Dr. Alaa Elgibali
Director, Language Center
Professor of Linguistics
Doha Institute for Graduate Studies