An estimated 200 delegates from 41 countries are expected to attend the second International Conference on Bilingualism being held from March 25 to 27 at the University of Malta’s Valletta campus.

Topics to be discussed include bilingual acquisition and learning; translanguaging; biculturalism; bilingual/multilingual education; language policy and practices in bilingual/multilingual schools; code-switching; varieties of English; bilingual language use in different contexts; language attitudes; language and identity; linguistic landscapes; and bilingual issues in literature and translation.

Three international experts – Prof. Jasone Cenoz, Prof. Anne Pauwels and Prof. David Lasagabaster – will deliver the keynote speeches during the three-day conference. 

The conference is organised by the Department of English at the University’s Faculty of Arts. For further information e-mail Prof. Lydia Sciriha at

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