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About iCLS2017

The International Conference on Language Studies 2017 or iCLS 2017 (themed Sustaining Languages and Cultures: Borneo and Beyond) will be held in Kuching (Riverside Majestic Hotel) on the 9th and 10th August 2017. It is organised by Faculty of Language Studies and Communication Studies, Universiti Malaysia Sarawak aims to create a platform for local and international practitioners and researchers to discuss various issues related to the research and preservation of languages and cultures in Borneo, Southeast Asia region and other neighbouring regions.

The conference provides opportunity for researchers and practitioners in the field of language and cultural studies to share research results and showcase their innovations; establishes multidisciplinary collaborations among researchers and practitioners in the field of language and cultural studies in the region. A large number of language educators, students, trainees, university lecturers and professors, academics, and policy makers from all over the world especially Southeast Asia will be there.

Keynote Speakers

Keynote Speakers

iCLS2017 is proud to present two prominent speakers: Prof Dr Muhammad Hj Salleh, the Malaysian National Laureate as well as Prof Dr Suwilai Premsrirat from the Research Institute for Languages and Cultures of Asia.

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Publications

Publications

Full papers submitted to iCLS2017 will be reviewed and considered for the publication in UKM's GEMA Online Journal of Language Studies (ESCI and SCOPUS indexed) as well as Issues in Language Studies.

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Important Dates

Important Dates

Deadline for abstract submission has been extended to 1 May 2017, don't miss! The conference will be held from 9 to 10 August 2017, so you can make your travel arrangement earlier. Check out other important dates too.

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