The Arab Society of English Language Studies (ASELS) aims to support professional activities including academic conferences; workshops, publications, and related knowledge dissemination (e.g. work opportunities). It provides space for ministries, universities, associations and other institutions to announce any activities related to the scope of ASELS. Please send your calls for papers, other announcements and relevant information to

Conferences List

December 22-23,2023
First Virtual International Conference on EFL Teaching and Learning in Post-Covid Reality and Expectations
Location: Saida University, Algeria

November 20-21, 2023
First International Hybrid Conference on Shaping Identities in Literary and Translated Texts
Location Saida University, Algeria

November 14-15 , 2023
The Face in Human Cultures
Cadi Ayyad University, Marrakech, Morocco.

October 25-26, 2023
International Conference on 21st Century Skills Higher Education
Location: Faculty of Arabic Language, Cadi Ayyad University, Marrakesh, Morocco

 November, 5th & 6th, 2023
Arab Anglophone Literatures in Diaspora: Past, Present and Future Prospects
Location: August 20th,  1955, University of Skikda, Algeria

March 15, 2023
Third MEC TESOL Conference: Learning Beyond Time and Space: The Future of ELT
Location: Middle East College,  Muscat, Oman

March 10-12, 2023   
The 9th International Conference on Humanities (InCH9)
Mehari Hote, Yassmine Hammamet, Tunisia

November 2-5 2022
International Conference on Alumni Feedback and Quality ELT in Higher Education
Department of English, Faculty of Human and Social Sciences, University of Tunis
In collaboration with the Arab Society of English Language Studies. Website  
Location: Mehari Hotel, Hammamet, Tunisia

October 22-23, 2022
Intercultural Communication and Language Use in Virtual Spaces in the 21st Century (ICLUVS)For more information please visit the conferencewebsite
Program Booklet
Location: Abdelhamid Ibn Badis University of Mostaganem, Algeria

April 6-7, 2022
The First Online International Conference on Language Assessment Literacy
THE FIRST ONLINE INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON: Fostering Language Assessment Literacy for University Language Teachers: Facts and Future Perspective
Location: Department of English, Faculty of Letters and Languages, University of Biskra, Algeria

March 9-10 2022
International Conference on English Language, Literature, and Translation
Komar University of Science and Technology, Sulaymaniyah, Kurdistan Region. Iraq.

March 1-3, 2022
Being Out of Place: Deconstructing Travel Narratives in Postcolonial Arab Literature

February 27-28, 2022
Virtual International Conference on Designing a Learner-Centered Syllabus: Innovative Practices in Teaching English for Specific Purposes
Location: BISKRA University, Algeria

October  2020
2nd MEC TESOL Conference- Emerging Trends and Contemporary Issues in Language Learning: The EFL Context
28 October 28, 2020
Abstract Submission Extended until June 30. 2020.
Location: Middle East College, Knowledge Oasis Muscat,  Sultanate of Oman

April 2020
FIRST NATIONAL CONFERENCE ON: Academic Writing at the Crossroads: Challenges and Perspectives
7-8 April 2020
location: Amphitheatre Malek Ben Nabi (Faculty of Letters, Languages and Arts)Saida University, Algeria    

March 2020
The 24th McGill International Entrepreneurship Conference
15-17 March 2020
United Arab Emirates University, Al Ain, UAE

March 2020
Higher Education, Scientific Research and Information and Communication Technology  
Djelfa University, Algeria (LPCSA laboratory) in collaboration with Gabès University, Tunisia
March 17, 2019
Location: Gabès University, Tunisia

January 2020
ELT Saudi 2020 : Conference & Exoo
28 – 30 January 2020
location: English Language Institute,  King Abdulaziz University, Saudi Arabia

December 2019
Rethinking Education: Innovative Teaching and Learning
December 11-12 2019
Location: Hassan II University, Faculty of Letters and Humanities,  Casablanca, Morocco

December 2019
National Conference on the Algerian EFL Student and University Work
December 2nd- 3rd, 2019
Location: Mohamed-Cherif Messaadia University, Algeria, Faculty of Letters and Languages, Department of Foreign Languages

11/13th November
Journal Writing, Publishing and Indexing
Djelfa University, Algeria (LPCSA laboratory) in collaboration with Gabès University Tunisia
Location: Gabès University, Tunisia

March 2019
Applied Linguistics and Language Teaching  International Conference and Exhibition
7-9 March 2019
location: Zayed University, Dubai, United Arab Emirates

November 2018
Supporting Educational Innovation to Ensure Quality Teaching
November 28th/29th, 2018
Location: University of Chlef, Algeria
Final Program

October 2018
International Conference of 7th English Language Teaching, Literature, and Translation with collaboration with AWEJ  
Date : 6 – 7 October 2018
Location: Universitas Negeri Semarang Indonesia, Indonesia

March 2018
1st MEC TESOL Conference: English in changing local and international contexts

1st MEC TESOL Conference: English in changing local and international contexts

29 March 2018

Location: Middle East College, Oman

Selected papers which meet publication standards are going to be published in the Arab World English Journal (AWEJ). Please read

submission guidelines

October 2018
The CWAWC[1] Call for Contributions
15 October 2018

Location:Department of English, University of Bejaia, Algeria

May 2017
Regional Conference on Education
May 5- 7, 2017

Location: Notre Dame University, Louaize, Zouk Mosbeh, Lebanon

“The 400th Anniversary of William Shakespeare’s Death, a year later to not forget”

May 8th, 2017

Location: Faculty of Arts and Languages, University Abderrahmane Mira of Bejaia, Algeria

April 2017

The Third edition of the Academic Writing and Creative Writing Competitions

April 27

Location: Faculty of Arts and Languages, University of Bejaia

February 2016

Africa TESOL 1st Africa TESOL Conference

February 26 – 27, 2016

Location : Khartoum, Sudan

February 2016

Africa TESOL 1st Africa TESOL Conference

February 26 – 27, 2016

Location : Khartoum, Sudan

March 2016

Seventh Annual International Translation Conference Translation and Interpreting Institute (TII)m Hamad bin Khalifa University on March 28th – 29th, 2016

Date: 28th-29th, 2016


Location: Doha, Qatar

April 2016

The First Academic Writing and the Second Creative Writing Competitions

Date: April, 16th, 2016

Location: Culture House (Maison de la Culture) of Bejaia, Algeria

May 2016

Third International Conference on ‘ ethics and dialogue in contemporary thought: the Moroccan philosopher Taha Abdul Rahman as a case study’

Date: 4-5 May 2016

Location: Faculty of Arts and Humanities in El Jadida, at Chouaib Doukkali University, Morocco

International Conference on Intercultural Pragmatics and Foreign Language Teaching,

Date May 17- 18th. 2016

Location:: University of Mostaganem, Site Kharrouba, Mostaganem Algeria

The Status of the English Language in Higher Education in the Arab World: Challenges, Perspectives, and Opportunities (Call for Papers) (Participation Application)

Date: 26-27 May 2016

Location: The Faculty of Letters & Human Sciences Mohammed V University of Rabat, Morocc

June 2016

International Conference on Technology in Higher Education

Date: June 1st – 4th, 2016

Location: Marrakech, Morocco

The Eighth Annual Saudi Student Conference – UK January 31 to February 1, 2015

Location: London , United Kingdom

February 2015

Tunisia TESOL 2nd International Conference Emerging Technologies and Evolving Pedagogies In ElT. 12-14 February 2015 Location Tunis, Tunisia

Qatar TESOL 2015 Annual Conference

February 20-21/ 2015-01-27

location: Doha, Qatar University

TESOL Sudan5th international conference will be held on February 26-28, 2015

Location: Khartoum, Sudan

March 2015

Hamad Bin Khalifa’s Translation & Interpreting Institute (TII) announces the Sixth Annual International Translation Conference on 23-24 March 2015.

Location: Doha, Qatar

April 2015

The Second Annual Conference
University of Human Development on April 1 -2, 2015

Location: Sulaymaniyah, Iraq

International Conference on: Innovation in Learning and Teaching English; New Methods and Approaches | Conference Program April, 21-22, 2015

Location: Université de Bejaia, Algeria

The First International Conference on “Translation and Interpreting: New Voices on the Marketplace” (TINVOM

16-18 April 2015

Location: University of Tunis, El Manar, Tunis

The Tunisian Association for English Language Studies (TAELS) April 23-24, 2015 International Conference on:“EMERGING GENRES”

Date: April 23-24, 2015

Location: Higher Institute of Languages Gabes, Tunisia

May 2015

KSAALT 8thAnnual Conference:EFL Innovations in the Saudi Context Saturday, May 2, 2015

Location: Al Khobar, Saudi Arabi

The Sharjah English Language Teaching Colloquium May 30 2015

Location: University of Sharjah, English Language Center

September 2015

International Language Assessment Conference in Egypt (I-LACE) September 2-3 2015

Location: The American University in Cairo , Egypt

October 2015

FLPATP organizes the First International Conference on: Applied Linguistics and Foreign Languages Teaching on 12-13 October 2015.

Location: Faculty of Letters and Languages, Department of English, University of Tlemcen, Algeria

November 2015

National Conference on: Intercultural Communication in the Digital Age on November 3-4, 2015

Location: Department of English, Faculty of Letters and Languages

University of Guelma 8 Mai 1945, Algeria

International Conference on Intercultural Pragmatics and Foreign Language Teaching,November 18-19. 2015.

Location:The Department of English Studies, University of Mostaganem, Algeria

December 2015

International Conference on “Teaching and Learning Electronic Portfolios in EFL, ESP, and ELT Higher Education Realm” on 1st & 2nd December 2015

Location: University of Bejaia, Algeria

April 2014

The first National Conference on: Teaching of Foreign Languages in Algerian Universities 50 Years after Independence: A Critical Review April 14-15, 2014

Location : Algeria

University of El Oued, Faculty of Arts and Languages Department of English Calls for Papers for its First National Conference on Analysing learner Language L1 Interferences in 2l Learning April, 21th-22th 2014.

Location : University of El Oued

May 2014

Abu Dhabi 3rd Translation Conference May, 2014

Location : United Arab Emirates

Tunisia TESOL Second National convergence, AMIDEAST, Tunis, 10 May 2014

Location : Tunisia

June 2014

Challenges, Land, Culture, and Understanding in the Arab World – ARAMFO Annual Conference – June 19-21, 2014

location: Morocco

October 2014

3rd International IEEE Colloquium on Information Science and Technology Tetuan, Morocco , 20 -22 of October 2014

Location : Morocco

The 19th International Conference of Philadelphia University on Women: Representations and Future Prospects on October 28-30, 2014

location: Amman Jordan

November 2014

Literary, Cultural, and Media Discourses – Third International Conference of College of Arts and Languages at Jadara University on 18 -20 November. 2014 location: Irbid, Jordan

December 2014

College of Arts, King Saud University organizes Conference on Humanities on December 1-2, 2014 location: Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

International Symposium: The Analysis of Discourse and Signifying Objects. 3 – 4 December 2014. Location , Oran University, Algeria.

3rd International conference on Cultures and Languages in Contact The Moroccan Culture Research Group (MCRG) at the Faculty of Letters & Human Sciences El Jadida is organizing its 3rd International conference on Cultures and Languages in Contact, 4-5 December, 2014.

Location : Morocco

Regional Conference of the International Association of Forensic Linguistics IAFL , on 12-12 December 2014, Sfax, Tunisia.

Location : Tunisia

October 2018
The CWAWC[1] Call for Contributions
15 October 2018

Location:Department of English, University of Bejaia, Algeria

May 2017