LAEL Postgraduate Conference 2017

JKP-140620-9044We are pleased to announce the 12th Lancaster University International Postgraduate Conference in Linguistics and Language Teaching which will take place at Lancaster University on Monday 26 June.

This conference is designed to give linguistics postgraduates from various areas in linguistics and language teaching/assessment an opportunity to present and discuss their research in an informal and intellectually stimulating setting. The conference is organized by postgraduate students under the auspices of the Department of Linguistic and English Language, Lancaster University. This year the conference is held within the framework of the Intellectual Party 26-27 June. See for more information about the conference programme and to submit an abstract.


Registration for the Intellectual Party 26-27 June is now possible online. Please click here to register for the conference.

The registration fee for non-Lancaster students is £68 which includes refreshments, BBQ dinner, wine reception and lunches during the two days of the Intellectual Party. The subsidised fee for all Lancaster students is £25. Students in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences can apply for funding to cover this cost.

Feel free to contact the organizing committee with any questions at:

 Key Dates

First call for abstracts

  • Abstracts must be received by: Wednesday 1 March
  • Notification of acceptance: Friday 24 March

Second call for abstracts

  • Abstracts must be received by: Saturday 8 April
  • Notification of acceptance: as soon as possible

Registration deadline: Friday 21 April

Conference: Monday 26 June

 Keynote speakers

Professor Paul Baker

Professor Jonathan Culpeper

Dr Marije Michel