Event Date/Time: Jan 17, 2006
Abstract Submission Date: Mar 10, 2006
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> Target audience:
Teaching staff involved in student mobility, researchers in
higher/international education, graduate/postgraduate students,
international educators, administrators in charge of mobility
programmes, policy makers, directors and staff in international offices,
Erasmus/Socrates offices.

> Aim of the conference:
The main aim of the conference is to provide a multidisciplinary forum
for discussing the actors of academic mobility. Papers are welcomed from
linguistics, education, anthropology, sociology, psychology, geography
and educational policy, among others.

> Keynote speaker:
€Mike Byram, School of Education, University of Durham, UK

Plenary speakers:

€Martine Abdallah-Pretceille, Universities of Paris III & Paris VIII,
€Elizabeth Murphy-Lejeune, Department of French, Saint Patrick¹s
College, Dublin, Ireland
€Vassiliki Papatsiba, Open University, UK
€Eija Suomela-Salmi, Department of French Studies, University of Turku,
€Geneviève Zarate, INALCO, France

Call for Proposals
Submissions will be invited in the following categories in English or in
French :

(1) Research papers (20 minutes + 15 minutes for questions)
These papers should document established results, and be written
according to highest academic standards.

(2) Presentations on work in progress (20 minutes + 10 minutes for
questions and comments from audience)
These papers may address issues still being worked upon. However,
academic rigour is expected.

The author(s) should submit one 200-word abstract with the Proposal Form
below. It should include:
€ the title;
€ the name, institution phone numbers, and e-mail addresses of each author;
€ objectives or purposes;
€ perspective(s) or theoretical framework;
€ methods, techniques, or modes of inquiry;
€ data sources or evidence;
€ results and/or conclusions/point of view.

Complete all sections of the Proposal Form on our website and include your
abstract on the form. Send one copy embedded within an e-mail to
mobility@utu.fi by 10.3.2006.

If you do not have electronic access, you may send your abstract to
Academic Mobility, C/O F. Dervin, Department of French Studies,
Henrikinkatu 2, 20014 Turun Yliopisto, Finland

Contact Details:
For the organising committee:
Fred Dervin
Telephone: +358 2 3336041
Fax : +358-(0)2-333 6560
Email: freder@utu.fi