*****BAAL is closely monitoring the Coronavirus outbreak to ensure we react in line with official UK government advice. This is a rapidly changing environment. The current advice from the UK Government is to, wherever possible, maintain business as usual, which we will do until we are advised otherwise.*****

All information about Coronavirus is available from FCO website, Public Health England and Public Health Wales.


Researcher Development Seminars 2020/2021

For news about the 2020/2021 Researcher Development Seminars, please visit this page.


We are please to announce that the 2020/2021 BAAL/CUP seminar will be hosted by Dr Robbie Love at Aston University.

The theme of the seminar is Corpora in Applied Linguistics: Broadening the Agenda.

This event will be held virtually on 15-16th April 2021

For more information on the seminar, please visit the webpage dedicated to the event here.

The call for papers for this event can be viewed here.

The submiossion deadline is 29th January 2021.


For guidelines regarding the submission of proposals for 2020-2021, please download this document: BAAL-CUP call for seminars

For guidance on the financial planning of a proposed seminar for 2020-2021, please download this document: BAAL-CUP seminar financial plan 2

For any further inquiries, please contact Vander Viana.

Previous seminars

For information about previous seminars run by BAAL in conjunction with Cambridge University Press, please visit this page.

British Association for Applied Linguistics (BAAL)

BAAL is a professional association, based in the UK, which provides a forum for people interested in language and applied linguistics. We have an international professional membership of around 1000 members. 

To read more about what applied linguistics is and does, click here.