First International Conference «Teaching English Academic Writing in Ukraine: Problems and Prospects»

L’viv, Ukraine
October 24-25, 2008

Invited Speaker:
John Harbord

Director of Center for Academic Writing
Central European University
European Association for the Teaching of Academic Writing (EATAW) Chair


Deadline extended until July 20, 2008

The conference aim is to discuss theoretical and applied aspects of English academic discourse, share experience and develop innovative teaching methods.

Conference Themes:

  • Importance of teaching English academic writing in the light of the Bologna process
  •  Methodological approaches to teaching academic writing
  •  Using new technologies in teaching academic writing
  •  Researching English academic discourse

Presentation formats and participation options

  •  Plenary presentation (up to 20 minutes)
  •  Individual presentation (up to 15 minutes)
  •  Workshop (60 minutes): Interactive presentation with active participation of the audience
  •  Attending the conference without a presentation

Conference language
Conference languages are English and Ukrainian.

Important dates

  • Deadline for proposals – July 20, 2008; 
  • Notification of acceptance: August 17, 2008;
  • Confirmation of attendance: September 15, 2008;
  • Deadline for paying the registration fee: September 28, 2008.

Conference fees

  • Registration fee for Ukrainian participants: 100 UAH
  • Registration fee for international participants: 50 EUR
  • Fees include the conference kit, one lunch and coffee breaks.

Please submit the registration form/speaker proposal form and an abstract with a maximum of 300 words to Halyna Kaluzhna (
by July 20, 2008.

Please make the registration fee payment through the mail transfer to the following address:
Liliya Kuznetsova
Knyahyni Olhy St 73, apt. 25
Lviv 79060

and send the scanned copy of the mail transfer to

The book of abstracts will be published before the beginning of the conference and will be included into the conference kit.

Only abstracts by those participants who confirm their participation by September 15 will be included in the conference program.