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Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin - Faculty of Language, Literature and Humanities

Visiting Scholars

 

2017

 

Dr. José Medina Suárez

Assistant Professor / Wissenschaftlicher Mitarbeiter

jose.medina@ulpgc.es

Unter den Linden 6 , Raum 3011

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2016

 

Prof. Dr. Itesh Sachdev

 

Bild von Itesh SachdevItesh Sachdev, Professor Emeritus für Sprache und Kommunikation an der University of London ist 2016 Inhaber des Fritz-Karsen-Chairs. In Kenia geboren und aufgewachsen, studierte er Psychologie in Großbritannien und promovierte in Sozialpsychologie in Kanada. Seine akademische Laufbahn setzte er an der University of London fort.


Neben seiner Tätigkeit in Forschung und Lehre war er ebenso Institutsdirektor der School of Languages, Linguistics & Culture. An der School of Oriental & African Studies war er als Professor für Sprache und Kommunikation und Direktor des SOAS-UCL Spitzenforschungszentrums Languages of the Wider World tätig. Er war ebenfalls Präsident der British Association for Canadian Studies und der International Association for Language and Social Psychology.


Als Professor für Sprache und Kommunikation liegt sein Forschungsschwerpunkt im Bereich Sozialpsychologie der Sprache und in gruppenübergreifenden Beziehungen zwischen verschiedenen ethnolinguistischen Gruppen. Professor Itesh Sachdev forscht derzeit zu urbaner Mehrsprachigkeit und Multikulturalität. Diesen Schwerpunkt wird er während seines Forschungsaufenthalts (April – Juli) zusammen mit Kollegen und Studierenden an der Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin verfolgen. Geplant sind unter anderem Seminare und Workshops sowie eine internationale Konferenz in Zusammenarbeit mit Prof. Dr. Stephan Breidbach und Prof. Dr. Lutz Küster.


Zum Auftakt des Aufenthaltes wird Professor Sachdev einen öffentlichen Vortrag zum Thema "Multilingualism and Multiculturalism - Identity and Vitality Considerations" halten. Alle Interessierte sind herzlich eingeladen.

Zeit: 3. Mai 2016 | 16:00-18:00 Uhr    
Ort: Hausvogteiplatz 5-7 | Raum 0.007


Der Link zu seiner Mitarbeiterseite der SOAS London:
http://www.soas.ac.uk/staff/staff31749.php

 

Beatriz Santana Perera

 

Bild von Beatriz Santana PereraBeatriz Santana Perera, Assistant Professor for English Language as a Second Language at the University of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria since 2011, and currently writing her Doctoral Thesis on The Oral Production of Spanish University Students. She was born in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria and studied Interpreting and Translation at the ULPGC (University of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria), majoring in English as a Second Language, and French as a Third Language. In 2009, she completed the University Master’s Degree in Español y su Cultura: Desarrollos Profesionales y Empresariales, aimed to teach Spanish as a Second Language. Her Master’sDegree dissertation was about Spanish Anglicisms and Pseudo-Anglicisms.

She is currently working as an Assistant Professor at the Faculty of Sciences of Education, and as a teacher of English for vocational studies (Marketing, Management Assistant and Cross-Platform Application Development studies) at the private Institution Centro Internacional Polivalente in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria. At that Institution, she prepares students for the Trinity ISE English Language Tests.

Also, she is a freelance interpreter/translator and sworn translator appointed by the Spanish Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Cooperation since 2009. As a translator, she has been working for UNIFEM, attached to United Nations, as well as for the Spanish Courts, the ULPGC Vicerrectorado de Cultura, and various private companies.

She is a both a member of the assessment team for the University entrance examinations and for the CertACLES since 2014.

Her current courses at the University are: Comunicación Oral y Escrita Inglés para El Desarrollo Profesional and Inglés en Contextos Socioeducativos B1+, for which she is writing a textbook.

 

 

Prof. Dr. Lesley Harbon

 

Professor Lesley Harbon has worked with pre-service and postgraduate language teachers since the mid 1990s. Her research focuses on language teacher development, bilingual/CLIL education, and the impact of study abroad on language teacher knowledge.

Lesley’s own language teaching career began in the early 1980s when she held positions teaching Indonesian and German at secondary level and Indonesian at tertiary level. After moving to Tasmania as Lecturer in Primary Languages, and completing her PhD in 2000, Lesley’s career focused in on the professional learning of both pre- and in-service language teachers.

Lesley has contributed to the professional development of the wider network of Australian language teachers as Editor of Babel: The Journal of the Australian Federation of Modern Language Teachers’ Associations). Subsequently she served a four year term as President of the Australian Federation of Modern Language Teachers’ Associations, the national peak body representing language educators in Australian schools.

 

Since 2013, collaborating with Assistant Professor Ruth Fielding from the University of Canberra, Lesley has researched the bilingual/CLIL programs in four New South Wales primary schools, investigating perceptions of key stakeholders and teacher pedagogy.  The next phase of their work from 2016 onwards concerns teacher assessment in CLIL programs.

 

Lesley has been invited speaker for language teacher conferences and workshops, in local, national and international venues, for more than 20 years. She is now Head of School in the School of International Studies at the University of Technology Sydney, where the combined and single degree programs allow undergraduate and postgraduate students to spend one year abroad.

 


2015

 

Prof. Dr. Barbara Schmenk