OBE for former BAAL Chair

Professor Susan Hunston, a longtime member of BAAL and Chair of BAAL between 2006 and 2009,  has been awarded an OBE in the New Year’s Honours “for services to Higher Education and Applied Linguistics”.  Professor Hunston continues to support our Association and our discipline in many ways, including through her work with AILA (the International Association…

BAAL-CUP seminars, 2016-17

We are very pleased to announce that the following three proposals for interesting and innovative seminars have been successful for BAAL–CUP funding for the 2016-2017 series. The organisers will soon be sending out calls for papers. Watch this space! Organiser Venue Seminar title Date Dr Karen Grainger and Dr Peter E Jones Sheffield Hallam University…

CfP 9th AILA-Europe Junior Researcher Meeting in Applied Linguistics, University of Vienna, 6–8 September 2017

The 9th AILA-Europe Junior Researcher Meeting focuses on Language(s) in Society. Paper presentations and posters in the following areas are welcome: •  Language Politics & Policies •  Language varieties •  Regional and minority languages •  Language(s) & Education •  Sociolinguistics •  Language & Gender •  Language, Ideology & Power •  Multilingualism •  Transcultural Communication •  Language acquisition & language learning Besides this…

BAAL2016 Proceedings: Call for papers

Please see below for the Call for Papers for the BAAL 2016 Proceedings. For further information or enquiries please contact Bettina Beinhoff at: bettina.beinhoff@anglia.ac.uk BAAL 2016 – Call for Papers on the theme of Taking stock of Applied Linguistics – Where are we now? Presenters at 49th BAAL Annual Meeting held at Anglia Ruskin University are invited…

Postgraduate student news

BAAL Student Membership Rate BAAL continues to offer student memberships for £20 per year. The membership allows students to receive a discount on the annual conference registration fee. Postgraduates are also supported in attending the annual conference with Student and Early Career Researcher Scholarships. You can follow this link to join BAAL. Postgraduate Facebook group The…

BAAL joins AILA Europe

AILA Europe formed ten years ago when AILA (the International Association of Applied Linguistics) proposed regionalising operations, to foster cross-border and transnational relationships and collaborations. Affiliation of BAAL with AILA Europe was put to the members present at the AGM on 31 August 2016 for formal vote. The result was unanimous agreement.