The Finnish Association for Applied Linguistics, AFinLA (Association Finlandaise de Linguistique Appliquée), is an affiliate member organisation of the International Association for Applied Linguistics (AILA). AFinLA organises an annual Autumn Symposium, publishes two peer-reviewed publication series and provides information about research and events in applied linguistics in Finland and abroad. Applied linguistics studies linguistic activity from the perspectives of individuals, communities and societies based on multidisciplinary and social reality.


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Publication series

AFinLA Yearbook

AFinLA Yearbook 2023: Kieli ja osallisuus. Språk och delaktighet. Language and participation.

Published: 25 Oct 2023


No 16 (2023): Kielikoulutus mukana muutoksessa. Language education engaging in change.

Published: 28 Nov 2023



Autumn Symposium

The symposium brings together linguists, researchers and others interested in applied linguistics to reflect on the featured topics in creative and versatile and wide-ranging ways, from both theoretical and practical perspectives.

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