The 18th World Congress of Applied Linguistics: Innovation and Epistemological Challenges in Applied Linguistics will be held at the convention center of the Windsor Barra Hotel in Barra da Tijuca, Rio de Janeiro. Here you can find some practical information about the Congress and Rio de Janeiro.


Windsor Barra Hotel Convention Center

Link for Windsor Barra Hotel Convention Center

The Windsor Barra Hotel Convention Center, 5-star institution, located in front of Barra da Tijuca beach in Rio de Janeiro, has 60 modern rooms and over 9,000 square meters, with independent access from the hotel. The hotel offers a complete structure for holding large events, including rooms for communication, conference halls and a restaurant itself.

Official site of Windsor Barra Hotel Convention Center:


Windsor Barra Hotel Convention Center - Address: Lucio Costa Ave 2630, Rio de Janeiro, RJ, 22620-172, Brazil.


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Revista Brasileira de Linguística Aplicada - Call For Papers

The journal Revista Brasileira de Linguística Aplicada will release, in 2017, a special issue whose theme is “ Innovation and Epistemological challenges in Applied Linguistics”, the same of the 18th AILA World Congress of Applied Linguistics - AILA - that will take place, in UFRJ, from July 23th to 28th, 2017.

Those interested in submitting papers for this edition must do it until 08/15/2016. For further information, please, see the website:

The publisher of the mentioned journal, Vera Menezes, suggests that foreigners who want to submit their papers contact directly through the e-mail This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for further information.

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