EFNIL - 12th Annual Conference: Language use in university teaching and research - past, present, future

Da sabato 27 settembre 2014 a domenica 28 settembre 2014

EFNIL - European Federation of National Institutions for Language


12th Annual Conference of EFNIL

Firenze, Accademia della Crusca, 27 - 28 September 2014

Language use in university teaching and research – past, present, future


Per il programma della conferenza consultare le sezioni "Agenda" e "Correlati e info".

La partecipazione è riservata ai membri dell'associazione.


27th September

8:30 h: Registration

9:30-11:00 h Opening session:
Claudio Marazzini (President of the Accademia della Crusca): Welcome Address
Addresses by:
Dario Nardella, Sindaco di Firenze / Mayor of Florence
DG Marco Benedetti (European Commission)
Pierre Mairesse (European Commission)
Susanna Slivensky (ECML, Graz)
Gerhard Stickel (EFNIL): Introduzione / Introduction / Einführung.

11:00-11:30 h: coffee break

11:30-13:00 h: 2nd session:
Rita Librandi (Univ. of Napoli): The use of languages at Italian universities in the past
Ulrich Ammon (Univ. of Duisburg): German and English in University Research and Teaching in Germany: History, Present Situation, and Future Perspectives
Jan-Ola Östman (Univ. of Helsinki): Language use in academia in Finland and the other Nordic countries 
Moderation: Pietro Beltrami (Italy)

13:00-14:00 h: Lunch

14:00-15:30 h: 3rd session:
Cecilia Robustelli (Italy): Present language use at Italian universities
Guðrun Kvaran (Iceland): The use of foreign languages in the Icelandic universities
Sabine Kirchmeier-Andersen (Denmark): More languages for more students
Birute Klaas-Lang / Helle Metslang (Estonia): Language policies in higher Education in Estonia
Moderation: Arnfinn Muruvik Vonen (Norway)

15:30-17:00 h: 4th session:
Francois Grin (Univ. of Geneva)
Jean-François Baldi (France): Le français dans l'enseignement supérieur: le débat en France
Natalie Marchal (Belgium): L'usage des langues dans les universités en Belgique francophone
Moderation: Guy Berg (Luxembourg)

28th September

9:30-11:00 h: 5th session:
Marilena Kariolemu (Cyprus): Compte rendu language use in higher education in Cyprus
Simona Bergoc (Slovenia): The Language of Instruction at Universities between Internationalization and Sustainable Language Policy: The Case of Slovenia
Władisłav Miodunka (Poland): Language use at Polish universities
Johan Van Hoorde (The Netherlands): English or Dutch? Dutch and English?
Moderation: Xavier North (France)

11:00-11:30 h: coffee break

11:30-13:00 h: Panel Discussion on:
Language use in university teaching and research: what future do we want?
Moderation: John Simpson (United Kingdom)
Panelists: Ina Druviete (Latvia), Sabine Kirchmeier-Andersen (Denmark), Xavier North (France), Francesco Sabatini (Italy), Gerhard Stickel (Germany)

13:00-14:00 h: Lunch

14:00-15:00 h: Tour behind the scenes of the Accademia

15:00-17:00 h: General Assembly (for members of EFNIL only) 

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