BAAL 2023 Conference

The University of York

23rd – 25th August 2023

We are pleased to announce that the 2023 BAAL conference will be hosted by The University of York and take place from 23rd – 25th August 20232. The main conference website is now live and can be visited by clicking on the link below.

Visit the BAAL Conference 2023 website

The theme of the conference is Opening Up Applied Linguistics.

The 2023 conference will comprise a significant proportion of symposia. The call for symposia has now passed.

The call for individual proposals and contributions to accepted symposia will be released in January. The deadline for individual proposals is March 17th 2023.

All presenters MUST be BAAL members by the time they register for the conference.

BAAL offers 5 conference scholarships (for students or early career researchers, with the latter defined as being within 2 years of PhD completion). If you intend to apply for the scholarship, please indicate on the abstract submission page.

We look forward to seeing you there!

Recent past conferences:

55th 1-3 September 2022, Queen’s University Belfast.

54th 9-10 September 2021, online event, hosted by Northumbria University. Website. Programme.

53rd  4 September 2020, online event. Website.  Abstracts.

52nd – 29-31 August 2019, Manchester Metropolitan University: ‘Broadening the Horizons of Applied Linguistics’.  Abstracts. Edited book (Ainsworth, Griffiths, Macrory, & Pahl, 2023)

51st – 6–8 September 2018, York St John University: ‘Taking risks in applied linguistics’. Abstracts.

50th – 31 August-2 September 2017, University of Leeds: ‘Diversity in Applied Linguistics: Opportunities, challenges, questions’. Abstracts. Video of plenaries and round-table discussion.  Interviews with main speakers

49th – 1-3 September 2016, Anglia Ruskin University, Cambridge: ‘Taking stock of Applied Linguistics: Where are we now?’ Website. Proceedings

48th – 3-5 September 2015, Aston University, Birmingham: ‘Breaking Theory: New Directions’. Proceedings

47th – 4-6 September 2014, University of Warwick, Coventry: ‘Learning, Working and Communicating in a Global Context’. WebsiteProceedings.

46th – 5-7 September 2013, Heriot-Watt University, Edinburgh: ‘Opening New Lines of Communication in Applied Linguistics’. Proceedings.

45th – 6-8 September 2012, University of Southampton: ‘Multilingual Theory and Practice in Applied Linguistics’. Proceedings.

44th – 1-3 September 2011, University of the West of England: ‘Applied Linguistics: The Impact of Applied Linguistics’. Proceedings.

43rd – 9-11 September 2010, University of Aberdeen: ‘Applied Linguistics: Global and Local’. Proceedings.

42nd – 3-5 September 2009, Newcastle University: ‘Language, Learning, and Context’. Proceedings.

41st – 11-13 September 2008, Swansea University: ‘Taking the Measure of Applied Linguistics’. Proceedings.

40th – 6-8 September 2007,  University of Edinburgh: ‘Technology, Ideology and Practice in Applied Linguistics’. Proceedings

39th – 7-9 September 2006, University College, Cork, Ireland: ‘From Applied Linguistics to Linguistics Applied: Issues, Practices, Trends’.  Proceedings.

38th – 15-17 September 2005, University of Bristol: ‘Language, Culture and Identity in Applied Linguistics’.

37th – 9-11 September 2004, Kings College, London.

36th – 2003 Conference.

35th – 2002 Conference.

34th – 2001 Conference.

33rd – 2000 Conference.

31st – 1999 Conference.

British Association for Applied Linguistics (BAAL)