International Association for Migration Linguistics

The International Association for Migration Linguistics (IAML) is committed to the interdisciplinary and multidimensional study of language in the context of human mobility. It aims to provide and promote opportunities for research, teaching, discussion, and advocacy amongst researchers, practitioners, policy-makers, and migrants around the world, on any issues relating to language and migration, at the intersections of fields including, but not restricted to, linguistics, geography, sociology, politics, education, health communication, media and communication technology.

Executive Board

Founding Presidents

Ariane Macalinga Borlongan (Tokyo University of Foreign Studies, Japan)

Lisa Lim (Curtin University, Perth Australia)


Loy Lising (Macquarie University, Sydney, Australia)

Nicanor Guinto (Southern Luzon State University, Lucban, the Philippines)

Brooke Bolander (King's College London, the United Kingdom)

Aiden Yeh (Wenzao Ursuline University of Languages, Kaohsiung, Taiwan)

Honorary Advisers

Paul Kerswill (University of York, the United Kingdom)

Brenda S.A. Yeoh (National University of Singapore)

Daihei Mochizuki (International Organization for Migration Tokyo, Japan)

Early Career Representatives

Kenichiro Kurusu (Tokyo University of Foreign Studies, Japan)

Remart Dumlao (Monash University, Melbourne, Australia)

Jayson Donor Zabala (Takikawa City Board of Education, Japan)