Brief CV: Manuel Célio Conceição, PhD (language sciences), is an associate professor with tenure at the University of Algarve. Among many other positions and functions at the University of Algarve, he was pro-rector of the University and director of the Faculty of Human and Social Sciences.

He was vice-president of the European Language Council between 2013 and 2015 and then president between 2015 and 2017, he is currently president ex officio. He is the representative of CEL/ELC at European Alliance for Social Sciences and Humanities (EASSH). Member of the scientific committee of the Panlatin Terminology Network (REALITER), of the International Association of Linguistics of Portuguese (AILP) and a member of the board of the Observatory of Terminology and Linguistic Policies at the Catholic University of Milan. He is also a member of scientific commissions of several specialized journals as Sustainable Multilingualism, European Journal of Language Policy, TRADTERM, Polissema, Plaisance, L’analisi linguística e letteraria, Linguarum arena, Sciences de l’homme and evaluator of and research projects in agencies / foundations in several European countries and European programs.

He was a member of the Linguistics Center at Universidade Nova de Lisboa until December 2019 and became collaborator in January 2020.

He teaches courses in Portuguese and French linguistics, general linguistics, terminology and linguistic policies and seminars on theories of language sciences and research methodology. Participated in several European projects such as LANQUA, MAGICC, DYLAN, MIME, LISTIAC.

He is expert evaluator in the national program of external evaluation of schools (by invitation the General Inspection of Education and Science) and expert evaluator of quality systems of professional schools (by invitation of ANQEP).

The French Republic distinguished him as Chevalier de l’Ordre des Arts et des Lettres (2013) and the Municipality of Faro awarded him in 2016 the city’s medal of honor – gold degree.

Research Interests:terminology, verbalization and multimodal communication of knowledge. Language and communication policies and management of multilingualism and linguistic diversity. Language teaching and learning.

Latest Publications:

Conceição, Manuel Célio, MT Zanola e P Guasco (ed.), 2016 – Terminologie e politiche linguistiche, Milan, EDUCatt

Conceição, Manuel Célio, 2018, “Terminologia e gestão da diversidade linguística”, in Gonzalez, M., et al. (eds.) Terminoloxía. A necesidade da colaboración, Madrid: Iberoamericana / Vervuert, pp. 333-343

Conceição, Manuel Célio 2018, “o Português na casa do mundo. Terminologia e políticas linguísticas” in Barroso, H. (org.)., Português na casa do mundo, Braga, Biblos, pp. 27-38

Grin, François, Manuel Célio Conceição et al., (ed.) 2018, The MIME Vademecum, Saint Suplice, MIME, ISBN 978-2-8399-2402-3

Grin, François, Manuel Célio Conceição et al., 2018, Key results, in The MIME Vademecum, Saint Suplice, MIME, pp. 26-27, ISBN 978-2-8399-2402-3

Conceição, Manuel Célio et al. 2018, How can moblity and inclusion be fostered through multlingualism in Higher Education?, in The MIME Vademecum, Saint Suplice, MIME, pp. 120-121, ISBN 978-2-8399-2402-3

Conceição, Manuel Célio et al. 2018, Why is it advisable to combine “international orientation “ with “ regional location” in the language strategy of universities?, in The MIME Vademecum, Saint Suplice, MIME, pp. 130-131, ISBN 978-2-8399-2402-3

Conceição, Manuel Célio et al. 2018, What is the role of English in multilingual and multicultural learning spaces?, in The MIME Vademecum, Saint Suplice, MIME, pp. 140-141, ISBN 978-2-8399-2402-3

Conceição, Manuel Célio, 2018, prefácio, Fragoso, A. e S. Valadas, (coord.), Estudantes não tradicionais no ensino superior, CINEP/IPC, Coimbra, pp. 10-16, ISBN 978-989-54277-4-1

Conceição, Manuel Célio, 2018, “Português na casa do mundo: terminologias e políticas linguísticas”, in Barroso , Henrique, coord., O português na casa do mundo, Braga, Humus, pp. 27-38, ISBN 978-755-348-6

Conceição, Manuel Célio, 2018, “De que falamos, quando falamos de normalização?”, Nuñez Singala, M. (ed.), Terminoloxía e normalización, Santiago de Compostela, Univ de Santiago de Compostela Publicacións, pp. 41-47. ISBN 978-84-16954-79-

Noronha, M. F. e Manuel Célio Conceição, 2019, “Fixação terminológica por tradutores: em busca da normalização perdida!”, Blas, M et al. (org.) Terminología para la normalización y terminología para la internacionalización, Barcelona, IEC/Univ Politecnica da Catalunha.

Conceição. Manuel Célio, 2019, Compte rendu de Zanola Maria Teresa, 2018, Che cos’è la terminologia, Roma, Carucci, in Cahiers de lexicologie, nº 115, pp. 134-138, DOI: 10.15122/isbn.978-2-406-10060-7

Conceição, Manuel Célio, 2020, “Language policies and internationalization of Higher Education”, in. European Journal of Higher Education. DOI: 10.1080/21568235.2020.1778500.

Conceição, Manuel Célio, 2020, “Higher Education Language policies: global trends and local needs”, in Pieters, D. and T. Keersmaekers, (ed.), Internationalization of Higher Education and National Language, Policy Interventions and case studies, Brussels, Peter Lang.