We hereby welcome you

to 10th International Scientific Conference  
CHILDREN AND LANGUAGES TODAY  

Reading in Contemporary Context

from September 16 – 18, 2021 in Osijek, Croatia  

The conference is organised by the Department of Croatian Studies and the Department of English and German Studies of the Faculty of Education in Osijek.

The conference theme is inclusive of various research backgrounds and approaches, and we therefore encourage interdisciplinary contributions with regard to, but not limited to, the following topics:
 
1.    Emerging literacy and pre-reading skills
2.    Internal factors in the development of reading skills (age, gender, cognitive traits, affective traits, reading strategies, etc.)
3.    External factors in the development of reading skills (family environment, pre-school and school environment, non-formal and informal environment, etc.) 
4.    Difficulties in mastering reading skills
5.    Reading culture

Deadline extended!

Due to numerous inquiries about the paper submission deadline for the 9th International Scientific Conference Children and Languages Today, we have decided to extend it until June 15, 2019. The central Conference theme is Children and linguistic identity. The Conference will be held from 12th to 14th June 2019 in Osijek. It is organized by the Department of philology, Faculty of Education, University of Osijek.
The publications from the last Conference will be presented at this year’s conference.

It is our honour to announce the confirmed plenary speakers, Prof. Marianne Nikolov, University of Pecs, and Prof. Anitka Skelin Horvat, University of Zagreb.

We hereby welcome you to the 9th international scientific conference Children and Languages Today

Children and Linguistic Identity

September 12-14, 2019

Subthemes:

Interrelatedness of children’s linguistic identity and multilingualism

Children’s linguistic identity in relation to various linguistic registers

Children’s linguistic identity in the context of formal education/ educational systems/ educational policies

Children’s linguistic identity in the context of national/ethnic/regional identity

Children’s linguistic identity and the media

Children’s linguistic identity and cultural heritage

Identity in children’s and youth literature

Children’s linguistic identity and family environment