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10:00–12:00   Annual General Meeting

12:00   Lunch

13:00-16:00   Plenary Afternoon Panels

Challenges We are Facing in the Arts & Humanities

Chair: Emma Cayley (UCFL)
Speaker: Jo Fox (SAS, University of London)

Department Contractions and Closures: What Does This Crisis Tell Us? How Do We Prepare for the Future?

Chair:  Liz Wren Owens (UCFL)
Speakers: Fransiska Louwagie (University of Aberdeen) and Alvise Sforza Tarabochia (University of Kent)

14:00   Break

How Did We Get Here? Understanding the Challenges of the Present for Languages Through the Past

Chair: Liz Wren Owens (UCFL)
Speaker: Mike Kelly (University of Southampton)

Reimagining the Future of Language Departments: What Will the Departments of the Future Look Like?
Chair: Marcela Cazzoli (UCFL)
10-Point Action Plan for Languages: Introduction by Emma Cayley (UCFL), Charles Forsdick (University of Cambridge | British Academy), and Charles Burdett (ILCS)
Presentations by: Claire Gorrara (Cardiff University),  Alvise Sforza Tarabochia (University of Kent), Charles Forsdick (University of Cambridge | British Academy), and Mark Critchley (Durham University)

16:00   Final Remarks
Speaker: Emma Cayley (UCFL)

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