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Plenary Speakers & Workshops



Professor Bessie Dendrinos
President of the European Civil Society Platform for Multilingualism
“Creating Space for New Literacies in Heterogenous European Societies”
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Dr. Tuncer Can & Dr. Irfan Simsek 
Istanbul University
“Fostering Foreign Language Acquisition in Young Refugees, Asylum Seekers and Migrants Using Mobile Devices”
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Dr. Brid Connolly 
Practitioner Best Practice, Maynooth University/Ireland 
“Feminist pedagogy and emancipation for women migrants”
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Dr. Anzhela Dolzhikova
Vice-rector at PFUR – Peoples’ Friendship University of Russia 
“Assessment of migrants’ language and culture - The Russian way”
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Luke Prodromou & Vasiliki Sarantidou
State school teacher (VS); Teacher Trainer, ELT author (LP)
“Teaching refugees in a multi-cultural school: from despair to hope”
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Migration - The Great Debate
The Great Migration Debate: the role of language and culture




Rob Williams
Principal Lecturer, University of Westminster
ICC Board Members and the Former Chair of the ICC
"How can we become better intercultural communicators?"

PhD. Marina Kunovski
Head of Russian Language Department at PFUR – Peoples’ Friendship University of Russia
"Language Testing and Migration: Integration Exam in Russia"

Elizabeth Mickiewicz
Academic Manager at Coventry University
"How are UK schools supporting migrant pupils that are new to English?"

Dr. Yasemin Kirkgöz
Cukurova University
"The Language and Cultural Integration of Refugees and Social Media"

Kostas Korozis & Michalis Karakonstantis 
Teachers of Greek Language to Refugees
"From the Hot Spot Camp to Mainland: Obstacles, techniques and lesson planning in classes with refugee"

Myriam Fischer
Volkshochschule (Adult Education Centre) and ICC Board Member
& Ifigenia Georgiadou
"EUROLTA and the Refugees"

Michael Carrier
Author and ICC Board Member
"English for the underserved: alternative technology to close the digital divide"

Barry Tomalin
LSE (London School of Economics); Birkbeck College; University of London; ICC Board member
"The Multi-cultural Migrant: Migration, Education and Workplace Integration"


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