ICLEC 2018 Abstract Book
ICLEC 2018 Proceedings Book

The 1st International Conference on Language, Education, and Culture (ICLEC) will be held in Northern Cyprus (Kyrenia) in cooperation with:

Euro-Balkan University (Macedonia),
Global Listening Center (USA)
Governors State University (USA)
Girne American University (Cyprus)
Cyprus Science University (Cyprus)

on 2-6 September 2018. ICLEC 2018 aims at bringing researchers and scholars together to share their ideas on recent theoretical and pedagogical issues.
ICLEC will be held at Girne American University. 




Applied Linguistics

Asian & Turkic Languages

Brain and Language



Cognitive Linguistics

Cognitive Studies of Language

Comparative Linguistics

Computational Linguistics

Computational Linguistics

Computational linguistics

Corpus Linguistics



Digital languages


Forensic Linguistics

Historical Linguistics

Language Acquisition

Language and Brain

Language and Literature

Language and Philosophy

Language Assessment

Language Development

Language Disorders

Language Testing


Machine Translation and Multilingual Processing

Mathematical Models in Linguistics


Phonetics and Phonology



Sign Languages



Text and Discourse Analysis

Theoretical Linguistics

Translation Studies

World Languages

Art Education

Assessment and Evaluation in Education

Bilingual / Multilingual Education

Biology Education

Chemistry Education

Computers & Education

Counseling and Guidance

Curriculum and Instruction

Educational History

Educational Management

Educational Philosophy

Educational Psychology

Educational Technologies


Ethics&Religion Education

First Language Education

Foreign Language Education

Geography Education

Global Education

History Education


Kindergarten Teaching

Language Education

Learning and Teaching

Lifelong Learning

Maths Education

Moral Education

Music Education

Open Learning and Distance Education

Science Education

Social Sciences Education

Special Education

Sport and Physical Education

Teacher Education

Teaching English to Young Learners

Teaching Turkish as a Second/Foreign Language

Turkish Language & Literature Education



Anthropology / Archaeology

Behavioural and Psychological Sciences


Cultural / Ethnic Studies

Cultural Relations

Culture and Language

Culture and Society

Data Mining



Gender Studies

Globalization and Culture

Innovation & Technology & Society

International Relations


Knowledge / Knowledge Management

Law & Justice

Library Sciences


Media Studies

Middle Eastern Studies

Organizational Culture

Policy Studies

Political Order and Culture

Population and Development


Social and Organizational Networks

Social Computing

Social Network Analysis

Social Work


Sustainable Development



Turkish Cultural History

Urban / Regional Studies

Women Studies



First Call

20 October 2017

Deadline for Abstract Submission

5 August 2018

Early Registration

30 October 2017 - 3 July 2018

Late Registration

4 July 2018 - 30 August 2018

Event Dates

02 - 06 September 2018

Deadline for Full-text Submission*

30 September 2018

Estimated Publication Date Edited Book with ISBN

20 October 2018

* Those who will apply for following awards are expected to submit full-text manuscripts by 20 August 2018 via ICLEC 2018 e-mail:
- Best Paper Award
- Innovative Research Award
- Leading Researcher Award
- Young Researcher Award

The awards will be given for three basic themes of the event (Language/Education/Culture) separately. Only one paper (or researcher) will be awarded for each award. The award shield will be accompanied by a document signed by the chair. At least five eminent scholars of each field (Language/Education/Culture) will act as the Award Committee of ICLEC 2018. The details of Award Policy of ICLEC 2018 will be announced on ICLEC website before the event.

  • The Booklet of ICLEC 2018 Abstracts will be published and provided during the conference.
  • The full texts of ICLEC 2018 will be published in selected journals or in the edited book in 2018.

Full participation fee (for the 1st option) includes transfer from/to Ercan airport - Lord's Palace Hotel. You can travel to Ercan Airport from several major cities of Turkey (İstanbul, Ankara, İzmir, Adana, Hatay) with reasonable prices. There is ferry from Mersin-Taşucu port to Cyprus.

ICLEC 2018 offers two alternatives for accommodation:

1- Lord's Palace Hotel (All Inclusive accommodation)

The conference will be held in Merit Crystal Cove Hotel. The hotel offers all inclusive accommodation to the ICLEC 2018 participants. ICLEC participants will not pay any extra fee for accommodation or other services of the hotel. The registration fee covers full accommodatin for all participants.


Please visit the hotel website to learn more about the accommodation.

2- GAU Dormitories

ICLEC participants can choose GAU Dormitories as accommodation option. GAU offers much reasonable prices compared to the hotel. Also the conference venue will be GAU campus. 

Please visit FEE page for details.
Keynote Speakers

Educational Psychology

Prof. Dr. Margarete Imhof

Johannes Gutenberg University, Mainz (Germany)


Prof. Dr. Peter MacIntyre

Cape Breton University in Sydney, Nova Scotia (Canada)

Educational Sciences

Prof. Dr. Aytaç Açıkalın

Hacettepe University (Emeritus - Turkey)

English Language Teaching

Prof. Dr. Mohammad H. Keshavarz

Girne American University (Cyprus)


Prof. Dr. Ahmad F. Shoeib

Al Baha University (Kingdom of Saudi Arabia)


Prof. Dr. Stephen Ryan

Waseda University (Japan)