Call for papers


Sixth  International Conference:  Rethinking Strategies in ELT, Ústí nad Labem, 12-13 March, 2015

The Department of English at the Faculty of Education of Purkyne University is pleased to announce its sixth international conference for academics and practitioners involved in educating teachers of foreign languages.
CHALLENGES is an ongoing series of conferences organized by the English Department at Purkyne University (UJEP). The main aim of the conference is to share current views, new trends, innovative ideas and experience in foreign language teaching and teacher education.
Further, we encourage submissions from graduate students whose research and practice fall broadly under the cover terms of ELT, TESL/TEFL, and applied linguistics as well as cultural and literary studies. The plenaries  will be held by internationally renowned researchers.
Abstract submissions pertaining, but not limited, to the following key terms are welcome:
Applied linguistics & education
ELT & methodology
Cultural studies & teaching
Literary studies & teaching

A selection of accepted papers will be published in our series of ELT volumes by an international publishing house.

The conference fee of CZK 1,000 should be paid upon arrival at the registration desk.

For further information or inquiries of any kind please write to

Natalia Orlova                       or                    Christoph Haase                       

Venue:            UJEP, Faculty of Education, České mládeže 8, Ústí nad Labem

Date:               March 12-13, 2015