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The MGIMO Conference held in the Moscow State Institute of International Relations between 24-25 April 2015 was entitled The Magic of Innovation: New Trends in Language Research and Teaching Foreign Languages. During the conference, various issues regarding modern linguistic studies, innovative approaches to teaching students of international relations and cross-cultural communication, future experts in regional studies, linguists and translators/interpreters were discussed.

The annual EALTA conference was held at the University of Copenhagen this year. Very enjoyable it was too, although it was good to hear that the Istanbul conference of two years ago was still remembered with fondness by many of the participants.

Turkey, which is a country noted to be an emerging market, has been showing signs of significant development in a variety of areas and is one of the fastest growing economies in the world.

Becoming a teacher trainer. Begüm Kut interviews Deniz Kurtoğlu Eken.

The 12th METU International ELT Convention. Review by Vildan Cal

FOAI 5 was hosted by İzmir University of Economics on 17th April 2015. The theme of the event was "Listening Assessment and Issues related to setting the level of listening texts and tasks”.

The 36th TESOL Greece International Convention “Teaching to New Heights”. Review by Sibel Taşkın Şimşek

Istanbul Bilgi University’s 5th ELT Conference revolved around the theme “The Post-Method Era in ELT” under the main title: ‘Joint Forces Joint Goals: An Open Invitation to Collaboration in ELT.’