The BAAL Executive Committee is very pleased to announce that the following two proposals have been successful for the BAAL –CUP seminar funding:

University of Leeds

Blowing away the dust: Illuminating the value of practitioner research in Applied


Dr Loreto Aliaga

Dr Judith Hanks

Dr Harry Kuchah

Dr Laura Grassick,

Monday 8th – Tuesday 9th April

University of Leeds



Creative Inquiry in Applied Linguistics: Purposes, Practices, Possibilities

Dr Lou Harvey, University of Leeds

Ms Jessica Bradley, Leeds Trinity University

Dr Emilee Moore, Universitat Autónoma de Barcelona

Wednesday 10th-Thursday 11th July 2019

In addition, a repayable float is also awarded to the runners-up:


University of Central Lancashire


Applied Linguistics and Transdisciplinary Impact: Critical Perspectives and Opportunities for Researcher Development 


Professor Michael Thomas

Dr Nicola Halenko


June /July  2019



Manchester Metropolitan University


On the interplay of language, hospitality and social justice: interdisciplinary threads

Dr Khawla Badwan

Dr Samantha Wilkinson

Dr John Bellamy

2-3 May 2019


Li Li

BAAL Seminar Co-ordinator

On behalf of the BAAL Executive Committee