In the Proflang Spring Conference 2016 in Salo, Finland

Proflang Spring Conference 2018


Spring Conference 2018/ Call for Papers by 31 March 2018

The Proflang Spring Conference 2018 is held in the JAMK University of Applied Sciences in Jyväskylä, Finland on 17 and 18 May 2018.

This spring the theme is

In a Web of Lies?

How to communicate in a world of alternative facts 


The invited plenary speakers are experienced professionals in news and communication from Yle, the Finnish Broadcasting Company, the newspaper Keskisuomalainen,  the University of Jyväskylä and the University of Tampere. Their presentations discuss topics such as facts and fiction, media literacy and source criticism, and the trust in media.

In addition to the presentations and workshops the programme includes a guided tour to the Alvar Aalto Museum and a conference dinner in the restaurant Vesilinna.