AELFEAELFE
European Association ofEuropean Association of
Languages for Specific PurposesLanguages for Specific Purposes
a...
What is AELFE?What is AELFE?
Origins:
1992 – Spanish Association of LSP / “Luso-hispano” conferences
2001 – European Assoc...
AELFE ConferenceAELFE Conference
• Since 2002:
Madrid, Porto, Granada, Cáceres, Zaragoza, Lisbon, Tenerife, Murcia,
Hambur...
AELFE ConferenceAELFE Conference
• Broad perspective of LSP teaching and research
Thematic panels
Discourse studies
Termin...
AELFE ConferenceAELFE Conference
• Some of the plenary speakers at past
conferences:
Vijay Bhatia
Douglas Biber
Gibson R. ...
““Enrique Alcaraz” Award forEnrique Alcaraz” Award for
outstanding research workoutstanding research work
• 3rd Edition 20...
• Journal of AELFE
• Peer-reviewed
• Published twice a year (Spring & Fall)
• Submissions: research papers,
research notes...
AIMS:
To promote a principled approach to research on LSP
and LSP-related concerns such as:
• presentation and analysis of...
Journal update
• Ibérica 22 (Fall 2011). Special issue on “Academic English in
parallel-language and ELF settings” coedite...
1992 – 2012 = 20th anniversary of AELFE
Fall 2012 (vol. 24)
Papers by the International Advisory Board
Confirmed: Ken Hyla...
Certificate of excellence
Ibérica has been awarded a prize and seal of excellence
by the Spanish Foundation for Science an...
Index lists
Ibérica is indexed as “NAT” (formerly “C”) in ERIH
(European Reference Index for the Humanities) in the
recent...
Ibérica = Editorial board (EB) & International advisory board
(IAB)
• And also works with external reviewers invited ad
ho...
• IAB advises on academic / scientific quality:
Carol Berkenkotter (University of Minnesota)
Vijay K. Bhatia (City Univers...
Indexed in (other Spanish databases/index lists also apply):
• Arts and Humanities Citation Index®
• BLL – Bibliography of...
Special issues:
No. 22 -- Academic issues in parallel-language settings / EFL
No. 17 – Metaphor and LSP
No. 9 – ICTs and L...
If you wish to:
Ibérica
ISSN 1139-7241
• publish your research
• review a publication
• disseminate an interview with a re...
AELFE membershipAELFE membership
• Being part of a growing LSP network across Europe
• Being informed about all AELFE acti...
• Visit: http://www.aelfe.org/
• AELFE’s Secretary: info@aelfe.org
• Journal information and online edition:
http://www.ae...
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Aelfe and Ibérica, European Association of Languages for Specific Purposes

  1. 1. AELFEAELFE European Association ofEuropean Association of Languages for Specific PurposesLanguages for Specific Purposes andand IbéricaIbérica.. Journal of AELFEJournal of AELFE
  2. 2. What is AELFE?What is AELFE? Origins: 1992 – Spanish Association of LSP / “Luso-hispano” conferences 2001 – European Association A growing network of LSP teachers and researchers across Europe: – A forum for discussing, presenting, and publishing our work in LSP. – Generating connections, debate: challenges and prospects in LSP, the new European framework. – An annual conference. – Ibérica (an international peer-reviewed journal).
  3. 3. AELFE ConferenceAELFE Conference • Since 2002: Madrid, Porto, Granada, Cáceres, Zaragoza, Lisbon, Tenerife, Murcia, Hamburg, Valencia… (2012: Back to Portugal – Vila do Conde) Academic and professional communication in the 21st century: genres, rhetoric and the construction of disciplinary knowledge Languages for Specific Purposes facing the challenge of the European Convergence The role of Applied Languages in Tertiary Education in the post- Bologna scenario: boosting autonomy and mobility in a globalised world?
  4. 4. AELFE ConferenceAELFE Conference • Broad perspective of LSP teaching and research Thematic panels Discourse studies Terminology and Lexicology Translation Application of ICTs (Information and Communication Technologies) Language Teaching and Acquisition Cognitive Linguistics and LSP • Conference proceedings • Books with selected papers A. Curado et al. (eds.) (2007) Approaches to Specialised Discourse in Higher Education and Professional Contexts. Cambridge Scholars Publishing.
  5. 5. AELFE ConferenceAELFE Conference • Some of the plenary speakers at past conferences: Vijay Bhatia Douglas Biber Gibson R. Ferguson John Flowerdew Martin Hewings Christine Räisänen John M. Swales Henry Widdowson
  6. 6. ““Enrique Alcaraz” Award forEnrique Alcaraz” Award for outstanding research workoutstanding research work • 3rd Edition 2012 • Paying tribute to Prof. Dr. Enrique Alcaraz (Pioneering figure in LSP, specialised dictionaries, translation) • Accepted works: Published / unpublished research monographs, edited collections
  7. 7. • Journal of AELFE • Peer-reviewed • Published twice a year (Spring & Fall) • Submissions: research papers, research notes, reviews and interviews • Languages of publication: English, Spanish, French, and German Ibérica ISSN 1139-7241
  8. 8. AIMS: To promote a principled approach to research on LSP and LSP-related concerns such as: • presentation and analysis of new and empirical data as regards specialised language and its methodology; • new research methods, revision and development of specialised language teaching and learning theories; • enquiry into the relationship between theoretical and practical studies from the perspective of LSP. Ibérica ISSN 1139-7241 To disseminate current research on LSP by reviewing recent academic publications (research volumes, textbooks and multimedia materials).
  9. 9. Journal update • Ibérica 22 (Fall 2011). Special issue on “Academic English in parallel-language and ELF settings” coedited with Maria Kuteeva (Stockholm University). • Ibérica 23 (Spring 2012) Invited author: Thomas Upton (Indiana University – Purdue University Indianapolis) “LSP at 50: Looking back, looking forward”. •Call for papers launched for Ibérica 26. Special issue on “Intercultural and International Business Communication” (co- edited with Juan C. Palmer) Ibérica ISSN 1139-7241
  10. 10. 1992 – 2012 = 20th anniversary of AELFE Fall 2012 (vol. 24) Papers by the International Advisory Board Confirmed: Ken Hyland’s & Bernd Voss’s papers Ibérica ISSN 1139-7241
  11. 11. Certificate of excellence Ibérica has been awarded a prize and seal of excellence by the Spanish Foundation for Science and Technology (FECYT) – Spanish Ministry of Science and Innovation. Only 46 out of 443 journals were selected, and Iberica is the only one within the field of applied linguistics. Ibérica ISSN 1139-7241 Madrid, June 29. Seal of excellence
  12. 12. Index lists Ibérica is indexed as “NAT” (formerly “C”) in ERIH (European Reference Index for the Humanities) in the recently published “ERIH revised lists 2011” (tenure tracks reference in Spain) Ibérica has been included in ISI Web of Knowledge lists since Ibérica 15 (Spring 2008) Currently = ERIC and REDALYC applications Ibérica ISSN 1139-7241
  13. 13. Ibérica = Editorial board (EB) & International advisory board (IAB) • And also works with external reviewers invited ad hoc. Details are given in each editorial note. Ibérica ISSN 1139-7241
  14. 14. • IAB advises on academic / scientific quality: Carol Berkenkotter (University of Minnesota) Vijay K. Bhatia (City University, Hong Kong) M. Teresa Cabré (Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona) Tony Dudley-Evans (University of Birmingham) Gibson R. Ferguson (University of Sheffield) Thomas N. Huckin (University of Utah) Chris Kennedy (University of Birmingham) Francisco Moreno (Universidad de Alcalá de Henares) Françoise Salager-Meyer (Universidad de los Andes, Venezuela) Mike Scott (University of Liverpool) John Skelton (University of Birmingham) John M. Swales (University of Michigan) Sven Tarp (Aarhus Business School, Denmark) Ibérica ISSN 1139-7241 • Editorial Board assists editing procedures
  15. 15. Indexed in (other Spanish databases/index lists also apply): • Arts and Humanities Citation Index® • BLL – Bibliography of Linguistic Literature. • Contents Pages in Education • DOAJ – Directory of Open Access Journals • EBSCO (“Communication & Mass Media Complete”) • ERA – Educational Research Abstracts Online • Journal Citation Reports/ Social Sciences Edition • Linguistics Abstracts Online • LLBA – Linguistics and Language Behavior Abstracts • MLA International Bibliography • MLA List of Periodicals • SCOPUS • Social Sciences Citation Index® • Social Scisearch® • The Linguist List • Ulrich’s Periodicals Directory Ibérica ISSN 1139-7241
  16. 16. Special issues: No. 22 -- Academic issues in parallel-language settings / EFL No. 17 – Metaphor and LSP No. 9 – ICTs and LSP No. 7 – Cognitive Linguistics and LSP Ibérica ISSN 1139-7241 Most recent issues open with an invited contribution from a relevant scholar: • No. – 23: “LSP at 50: Looking back, looking forward” (Thomas A. Hupton, Indiana U. / Purdue U.) • No.– 21: “Projecting an academic identity in some reflective genres” (Ken Hyland, U. of Hong Kong) • No.– 20: “Linking adverbials in research articles across eight disciplines ” (Matthew Peacock, City U. of Hong Kong) • No. 18: “A case for historical “wide-angle” genre analysis: A personal retrospective” (Carol Berkenkotter, University of Minnesota)
  17. 17. If you wish to: Ibérica ISSN 1139-7241 • publish your research • review a publication • disseminate an interview with a relevant scholar • have your book/textbook/multimedia material reviewed • submit a proposal for a special issue/monograph • receive a sample issue • have further details about Ibérica Contact the Editor-in-Chief at: iberica@aelfe.org, ana.bocanegra@uca.es
  18. 18. AELFE membershipAELFE membership • Being part of a growing LSP network across Europe • Being informed about all AELFE activities, with access to the distribution list • Participation at AELFE’s annual meetings • Attendance at the annual conference, at members’ rate • Subscription to the international peer-reviewed journal Ibérica • Possibility of participating in the “Enrique Alcaraz Research Award”
  19. 19. • Visit: http://www.aelfe.org/ • AELFE’s Secretary: info@aelfe.org • Journal information and online edition: http://www.aelfe.org/?l=en&s=presentacio • Journal editor: Dr. Ana Bocanegra-Valle iberica@aelfe.org / ana.bocanegra@uca.es • President: elisabet.arno@upc.edu FOR MORE INFORMATIONFOR MORE INFORMATION

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