The International Federation for Modern Languages and Literatures (FILLM) is the official international body which represents the study of language and literature as research-based scholarly disciplines in universities and tertiary higher education institutions world-wide.
FILLM is part of the UNESCO pyramid of international associations which seek to represent intellectual and cultural endeavour on a global basis.
On 15th to 17th March, 2017 FILLM is holding its 27th triennial Congress for the first time in India at India International Centre, New Delhi. The theme of the Congress is The Familiar and the Exotic in Language and Literature: The Politics of Perception and Representation. The keynote speaker is Prof. Elleke Boehmer from Oxford University.