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Mike Byram

Emeritus Professor

Emeritus Professor in the School of Education

Research interests

  • bilingual education
  • comparative education
  • foreign language teaching

Esteem Indicators

  • 2022: Lecture on ‘Assessment and Measurement of Intercultural Communicative Competence’ for doctoral seminar on Models of Intercultural Assessment in Language Education for Beatriz Peña Dix at Universidad del Valle, Cali, Colombia: 21 January 2022
  • 2022: Plenary lecture on ‘Values in Intercultural Language Teaching’ at 5oth Anniversary meeting of LEND Italian teachers association, Rome, Italy,: 21 October 2021
  • 2022: Keynote lecture on ‘Internationalisation through internationalism’ at a conference ‘International Service Learning and Intercultural Competence’, University of Bologna, Italy: 23 June 2022
  • 2022: Plenary lecture on ‘An Educationist Response to the Challenges of Internationalisation’ at Thammasat University Bangkok Thailand, conference Liberal Arts of the Future: Changes and Challenges in Research and Pedagogy: 26 July 2022
  • 2022: Commentator ‘grand témoin’ on the conference on ‘Des histoires de réceptions des politiques didactico-linguistiques du Conseil de l’Europe’ University of Tours (France): 3 June 2022
  • 2022: Plenary lecture on “Intercultural (Communicative) Competence and Student Mobility” at workshop on Bæredygtighed og global dannelse / Sustainability and global education, organised by Danmarks Efterskoler in Riga, Latvia: 4 October 2022
  • 2021: Lecture and seminar online ‘Intercultural Citizenship - Origins and Futures’ for the British Association of Teachers of Japanese: 11 September 2021
  • 2021: Lecture on ‘Interculturality in Language Teaching and Education’ for Dept of Languages Rhode Island University USA: 14 December 2021
  • 2021: Lecture Citoyenneté interculturelle – origines et futurs, and workshop Retombées de l’enseignement de la citoyenneté interculturelle pour l’enseignant, Université de Haute Alsace France, ‘Journées Novatri: 18 June 2021
  • 2021: Webinar on ‘Intercultural Citizenship and the Language Teacher’ for LEND, Italian teachers of languages: 21 September 2021
  • 2021: Seminar for Language and Education Network on Ethical Issues in Teaching Intercultural Citizenship in Foreign Language Education, University of Exeter, UK: 25 January 2021
  • 2021: Public lecture online: ‘When does/should intercultural communication include being critical?’ Københavns Universitet, Institut for Engelsk, Germansk og Romansk: 26 April 2021
  • 2021: Plenary lecture on ‘Global Citizenship - Concepts. Models and Applications’ and workshop, at the conference on ‘Global Citizenship Education – intercultural understanding and democratic dannelse’ of Danmarks Efterskoler: 6th October 2021
  • 2020: Lecture (by internet) for research laboratory L’interculturel dans la formation des enseignants de langues étrangères, Université de Batna 2: 15 November 2020
  • 2020: Lecture on ‘Teaching Intercultural Competence in the Foreign and Second Language Classroom’ Dalian University, China (by internet connection): 22 May 2020
  • 2020: Lecture (internet) for Interart - Higher Arts Education in Denmark on “Language is not enough - intercultural competence in internationalisation': 26 October 2020
  • 2020: Lecture on ‘Multilingualism and plurilingualism in the EU’ Eurasia Online Dissemination Conference May 28th - 29th 2020, Sofia University (by internet): 28 May 2020
  • 2019: Lectures to students and staff on ‘intercultural competence’ at Wenzao Ursuline University, Kaohsiung, Taiwan: 15-18 October 2019
  • 2019: Lecture and seminar on intercultural competence on the Erasmus Mundus masters course ‘Play, education, toys and languages’, University of Cordoba, Spain: 2-25 September 2019
  • 2019: Plenary lecture ‘Some Questions in International(ist) Foreign Language Education’ at conference ‘Educating the Global Citizen - International Perspectives on Foreign Language Teaching in the Digital Age’, University of Munich: 25-28 March 2019
  • 2019: Plenary lecture ‘Mediation, the Intercultural Speaker and Education’ for the Fachverband Chinesisch annual conference, Munich: 5-8 September 2019
  • 2019: Plenary lecture ‘Education through Language Teaching for Intercultural Competence and Citizenship’ at the conference ‘Teaching Language and Intercultural Communicative Competence in Higher Education Issues, research and best practices': University of Leiden (NL), 7 June 2019
  • 2018: Webinars: ‘English Language Teaching and a Community of a Shared Future for Humankind’ and ‘Interpreting the Humanistic Features of Foreign Language Education from an Intercultural Perspective’ (with Qin Shuoqian) at UNIPUS, Foreign Language Teaching and Research Press, Beijing, 14 June 2018.
  • 2018: Foreign Language Teaching in 'Interesting Times:

    Plenary lecture and workshop at Middle East Technical University, Ankara, Turkey conference ‘Teaching Beyond Boundaries’ 3-4 May 2018.

  • 2018: Conditions and Competences in Successful Intercultural Communication – what is thecontribution from language teaching?: Plenary lecture at Confucius Institute, Université d’Artois conference and training event ‘Culturel et interculurel: connaissances, compétences et évaluation, 28-29 June 2018.
  • 2018: Intercultural Learning and Criticality - from praxis to theory and back again: Plenary lecture at Erfaringsseminar for engelsk i KFK. Theme: Looking at ELT critically in global times. Trondheim 8 – 9 May 2018.
  • 2018: Intercultural Education and a Shared Future for Mankind - from a European Perspective: Keynote lecture Chinese Association for Intercultural Communication annual conference, Shandong University in Jinan


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