The Chair and Scientific Members of the First National Conference on Localization of Research for the Country’s Scientific Advancement extend a cordial invitation to attend the LoRCSA conference which is to be held in Nour, Mazandaran, hosted by Allameh Mohaddes Nouri University, on Esfand 2nd, 2019.

The conference programme will include:

  • Keynote speeches
  • Paper presentations
  • Poster sessions
  • Symposia
  • Pre-conference workshops
  • Vender Exhibitions
  • Regional tour

The conference provides a multi-disciplinary forum to share the most recent and relevant research, theories and practices on the new frontiers of humanities and engineering. Authors of original and high-quality papers are invited to submit the full text of their papers on either of the following main themes/disciplines:

  • English Language Studies
  • Law
  • Economics
  • Accounting
  • Management
  • Psychology
  • Electronic engineering
  • Computer sciences & IT
  • Architecture
  • Civil engineering
  • Industrial engineering



Paper Submission

The prospective authors of English Language Studies willing to submit papers to the conference are kindly asked to closely attend to the following instructions:

  • Conference themes:

English Language Teaching

  1. Applied Linguistics and Language Education
  2. Approaches and Methods in English language teaching
  3. CALL/MALL/Technology in Language Teaching
  4. Computer Adaptive Testing
  5. Computer Based Testing
  6. Critical Pedagogy
  7. Curriculum Design and Material Development
  8. Culture and Literature in English Education
  9. Discourse Analysis
  10. English for Academic Purposes
  11. English for Specific Purposes
  12. English Language Curriculum and Materials Development
  13. Ethics in Language Assessment and Testing
  14. Fairness in Language Testing
  15. G-Theory
  16. IRT
  17. Language Testing and Assessment
  18. Language and Power
  19. Language Teaching/ Learning
  20. Language Learning and Acquisition
  21. Language Policy and Planning
  22. Language Testing and Assessment/Evaluation
  23. Language Policy
  24. Literary Criticism
  25. Literature and Language Teaching
  26. Multimedia and ICT in English Education
  27. New Horizons in Applied Linguistics
  28. Pragmatics
  29. Psycholinguistics
  30. Program Evaluation
  31. Reliability and Validity
  32. Sociolinguistics
  33. Second Language Acquisition
  34. Teacher Training and Education
  35. Teacher Evaluation
  36. Test Construction
  37. Testing in ESP
  38. Textbook Evaluation



Translation Studies

  1. Audiovisual translation
  2. Cognitive studies in translation/ interpreting
  3. History of translation and interpreting
  4. Information and communication technologies in translation
  5. Literary translation
  6. Professional aspects of translation/ interpreting
  7. Specialized translation
  8. Translator/interpreter training
  9. Translation/interpreting assessment
  • Translation Studies and Language Teaching



  • Papers should be prepared with reference to the Conference Template and the instructions given which can be downloaded from here.
  • Papers length should be at least 8 pages and should not exceed 20 pages
  • Please specify the Corresponding Author in your submission
  • Papers should adhere, as much as appropriate, to the following structure and sections:

- Title

- Abstract

- Introduction

- Literature Review/ Theoretical background (including research questions)

- Methodology (participants, design, instruments, procedure and data collection/analysis)

- Results

- Discussion, conclusion and implications

- References


Send your papers and a short CV of the authors to


Department of English Language

On behalf of the Organizing Committee