Multilingualism – University of Copenhagen

Seminar on Multilingualism in higher education and the university sector

A group of researchers from the Multilingual Learning Center at Fudan University in Shanghai is visiting Centre for Internationalisation and Parallel Language Use at University of Copenhagen May 7-8, 2018.

Program 7 May:

10.00            Welcome (Anne Holmen)
10.05-10.35   Presentation: Fudan University and the Multilingual Learning Center
10.35-11.00   Questions and comments
11.00-11.30   Presentation: University of Copenhagen and Centre for Internationalisation and Parallel Language Use (Anne Holmen)
11.30-11.50   Questions and comments
12.00-13.00   Lunch
13.00-14.00   Language policy in research assessment in Chinese higher education context
14.10-15.10   The (ir)relevance of learning Danish for transnationally mobile employees in Danish academia (Janus Mortensen & Marta Kirilova)
15.20-16.20   Multilingual workplaces (Kamilla Kraft)

Program 8 May:

9.00-10.00     EMI policy and implementation in Chinese higher education context (presentation and discussion)
10.10-11.10   English language requirements for EMI lecturers and students within the framework of HEI internationalization (Slobodanka Dimova)
11.20-12.20   Multilingual foreign language education in East Asian higher education contexts (a comparative study of Chinese, Korean, Japanese universities)
12.20-13.20   Lunch
13.20-14.20   Chinese students' motivation to learn a non-English foreign language: the case of Spanish and Danish
14.30-15.30   Transnational alignment of English competences for university lecturers (Sanne Larsen & Slobodanka Dimova)

The seminar takes place at University of Copenhagen, South Campus, Emil Holms Kanal 4, 2300 Copenhagen S in room 23.4.25.

The seminar is open to everyone interested, but please register by sending an e-mail to Anne Holmen at aholmen@hum.ku.dk Thursday 5 May, if you interested in joining us for lunch.