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Prof. Andy Kirkpatrick

Day One live conference (September 18, 2020)

Professor Andy Kirkpatrick is Professor in the Department of Humanities, Languages and Social Sciences at Griffith University and a Fellow of the Australian Academy of the Humanities. His research interests include the development of new varieties of English in Asia and the roles of English as a lingua franca in the region, language education policy in Asia and Chinese Rhetoric. He is the author of World Englishes: Implications for ELT and International Communication (CUP) and English as a Lingua Franca in ASEAN: a multilingual model (Hong Kong University Press). He is the editor of the Routledge Handbook of World Englishes.


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Dr Nicola Galloway

Day One live conference (September 18, 2020)

Dr Nicola Galloway is a lecturer in Education (TESOL) at The University of Edinburgh. She is author of Introducing Global Englishes (Routledge, 2015), Global Englishes and Change: attitudes and impact (Routledge, 2017) and Global Englishes for Language Teaching (Routledge, 2019). Her EMI related research has focused on Japan and China, and, more recently, in Southeast Asia. She coordinates the Global Englishes and EMI network (http://www.globalenglishes-emi.education.ed.ac.uk/).


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Prof. Tony Liddicoat

Day Two live conference (September 19, 2020)

Tony Liddicoat is Professor of Applied Linguistics at the Centre for Applied Linguistics at the University of Warwick and Adjunct Professor in the School of Communication, International Studies and Languages at the University of South Australia. He is currently co-convenor of the AILA Research Network Intercultural mediation in language and culture teaching and learning. He does research in Language Education, Language Planning and Policy, Pragmatics and Discourse Analysis. He is working on a number of projects including 'Assessing intercultural capabilities in languages education.'