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  • Date a Language, Thursday 5 February at 4:30 pm in Stúdentakjallarinn

    27. janúar 2015

    Cafe_linguaDo you want to meet someone who can speak fluently the language you are studying or share your native language with someone who is trying to master it?

    Students and instructors in The Department of Foreign Languages and Icelandic as a Second Language, along with The Vigdís Finnbogadóttir Institute of Foreign Languages, The Icelandic Village and Café Lingua of Reykjavik City Library invite you to a ‘happy hour’ at Stúdentakjallarinn.

    Everyone who is interested in sharing and learning languages is welcome.

    When: Thursday 5 February at 16:30-18:00

    Where: Stúdentakjallarinn at the University of Iceland

    All possible languages

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  • Call for papers: Milli mála - Journal of Language and Culture

    08. janúar 2015

    Milli_malaThis is a call for papers for the seventh volume (2015) of Milli mála. The journal welcomes academic articles in the fields of language, literature, linguistics, translation studies and education. The journal also publishes translations, interviews, literary reviews and presentations. The deadline for submitting a paper is April 1st, 2015. All academic papers are peer-reviewed.

    Milli mála publishes articles in Icelandic, English, Danish, Norwegian, Swedish, French, German and Spanish. The journal is open access online at https://ojs.hi.is/millimala.
    Guidelines in English for paper layout and format can be found on the VFI website:
    Requests should be directed to the editors:
    Ásdís R. Magnúsdóttir asdisrm@hi.is
    Þórhallur Eyþórsson: tolli@hi.is

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  • A new building for The Vigdís International Centre

    06. janúar 2015

    VigdisarhusThe construction for a new building housing The Vigdís International Centre for Multilingualism and Intercultural Understanding will be launched shortly. The work has been advertised in a public market.

    The construction has been financed with public and private funds, recently with a generous contribution from the A.P. Möller Foundation in Denmark.

    The building is scheduled to be completed by 15 November 2016.

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