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The 2nd Interdisciplinary Postgraduate Conference (IPC) will take place at the School of Languages and Social Sciences (LSS) on July 2nd, 2013.

The aim of the IPC is to bring together LSS postgraduate students, both on-campus and distance learners (through Blackboard), and offer an intellectually motivating and supportive platform for the exchange of ideas.

Click the links to view the event programme and book of abstracts.

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2nd IPC

The main keynote speaker will be Professor Rod Ellis, Distinguished Professor of Applied Linguistics at the Department of Applied Language Studies and Linguistics at the University of Auckland, New Zealand. Prof Ellis is a world-renowned expert on in the field of Second Language Acquisition who will be a Distinguished Visitor at the Centre for Language Education Research at Aston (CLERA) in June/July 2013.

Postgraduate students from the four academic subject areas represented in the school will give 20 minute presentations, followed by Q&A session.  

Following the IPC, abstracts and selected exemplary contributions will be published on the Aston University LSS IPC webpage in a new Working Paper Series.

For more information, please write to lss_ipc@aston.ac.uk.