Abstract submission

Call for papers:

Aimed at scholars, PhD students and practitioners involved in research, Multilingual Childhoods 2019 welcomes those who are investigating childhood multilingualism in educational contexts from around the world. Multilingual Childhoods 2019 will focus on issues related to the learning and teaching of two or more languages in the home, school or community by children from birth to the age of 6 years old. The focus may include language development and use in contexts of awareness of languages, additional languages, foreign languages, second languages, bilingual education, and immersion. Additional topics may relate to the role of parents, teacher education and training and policy in early multilingualism.

Abstract submissions for papers and posters should be no more than 300 words, be written in English and include name and affiliation of presenter(s), title of presentation, aims of study, theoretical underpinning, methodology, main findings and discussion, implications for practice/policy and references.


Papers will be allocated 20 minutes with 10 minutes for discussion.

Posters (max. size A0, portrait format) will be on display throughout the conference.

 For submission of abstract: please follow this link (opens in EasyChair):  https://easychair.org/conferences/?conf=mc2019 

Create an account on Easychair and submit your abstract. This conference uses scientific double-blind review, which means that both the reviewer and author identities are concealed from the reviewers, and vice versa, throughout the review process.  


Deadline for abstract submissions: 30 October 2018.

Notification of acceptance will be sent by 15 December 2018.