Writing Symposium 2018

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Welcome to the 5th Writing Symposium 5-6th of April 2018
Integrating Academic Writing in Internationalised Universities - Akademisches Schreiben in internationalisierte Hochschulen integrieren!

On 5th and 6th of April 2018, the International Writing Center of the Georg-August Universität Götttingen will host the 5th Writing Symposium. After fruitful discussions in Lüneburg, Osnabrück, Munich, and Gießen, for our Writing Symposium 2018, we would like to continue the dialogue about how academic writing can be integrated into internationalised universities. We are looking forward to inspiring presentations, workshops, posters and discussions with international participants and from the German speaking countries. Conference languages will be English and German.

Look for slides of the following presentations (PDF-version: titel of presentation)

Rhetorical moves in medical research article introductions: Alternative strategies adopted by English and German native speakers

Breaking Barriers: A Seamless Approach to Developing Academic Literacies

Academic Writing Partnerships : A training in German and English for academic purposes

Diversitätssensibler und kultursensitiver Umgang mit akademischer Schreibkompetenz

We address everyone engaged in writing pedagogy such as researchers, higher education teachers and students interested in academic writing in internationalized universities. We are glad to inform you that our keynote speakers will be Sabine Dengscherz (Universität Wien) and Mary Jane Curry (University of Rochester - US).
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Our panel discussion on Thursday, 5th of April 2018 will be about:
Internationalisation at the University of Göttingen: Routines, Chances, and Visions
Ein Blick durchs Schlüsselloch – A Glimpse behind the Scenes

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