CFP: Language, Culture, and Technologies (Lithuania) (1/25/06; 5/19/06-5/21/06)

full name / name of organization: 
Ruta Veteryte
contact email: 
ruta.veteryte@ktu.lt

Dear Colleague,
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We have a great pleasure in inviting you to participate in the fourth =
international conference

LANGUAGE, CULTURE and TECHNOLOGIES=20

at Kaunas University of Technology (http://www.ktu.lt/en/)

Kaunas, LITHUANIA,=20

19-21 May, 2006

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We invite teachers, scholars and postgraduate students to participate =
and to contribute papers to the fourth international conference hosted =
by Kaunas University of Technology, Lithuania.

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For effective communication across cultures one needs not only =
linguistic competence, but also social communicative skills and =
intercultural awareness. Language education could play a crucial role in =
stimulating a better understanding and mutual respect between different =
cultures. It is very important to develop communicative and =
intercultural competence necessary to participate fully in our modern =
societies.

The objective of the conference is to provide an international forum for =
researchers from around the world to exchange practices as well as to =
stimulate the implementation of innovative approaches into the studies =
of modern languages and culture.

The conference is expected to result in a broadening of the knowledge =
base of international Digital Technologies development, to foster the =
formation of professional networks among participants.=20

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The conference will include a number of plenary, paper presentation =
sessions and round table discussions.

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THE LANGUAGES OF THE CONFERENCE: English, German, French, Russian and =
Lithuanian

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SUGGESTED TOPICS are recommended, but not limited to the following =
areas:

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r Linguistics

r Sociolinguistics

r Problems of Translation and Intercultural Communication

r Language and Technologies

r Culture in the Context of Globalization and Glocalization

r Means of Intercultural Communication: Music, Language, Arts and =
Technologies

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Selected papers on languages will be published.

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The deadline for submission of abstracts and registration forms is =
January 25, 2006.

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Full details including online call for papers form are at the conference =
website http://www.ktu.lt/en/conf2006.html=20

Send abstracts in the original language of the article (250-300 words) =
to ruta.veteryte_at_ktu.lt

Visit the conference website for important dates and register your =
interest now!

For more information please contact ruta.veteryte_at_ktu.lt

Please pass the information to your colleagues who might be interested.

Looking forward to meeting you in Kaunas!

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Yours Sincerely,

Vilmante Liubiniene

 Chair of the Conference

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