Linguistics & beyond: Interdisciplinarity and Impact - Postgraduate conference

University of Birmingham
Friday 5 April 2019 (09:00-17:00)

Birmingham English Language Postgraduate Conference (BELP) 

Birmingham is once again hosting their one day postgraduate linguistics conference. The theme for 2019 is  Linguistics & beyond: Interdisciplinarity and Impact

Please register your interest at our Eventbrite page.

Call for papers

We invite contributions on a broad and inclusive basis. The theme is open for interpretation by the researchers and could include impactful research from any branch of the field; whether that be in other disciplines, in areas outside of academia, or over multiple facets and sub-disciplines of linguistics itself. 

We are accepting abstracts from postgraduate researchers, including MA by Research students, for 20 minute oral presentations (+5 minutes for questions). Submissions should be 500-700 words, excluding the word count for references. 

There will also be a poster presentation session so please do submit abstracts for this as well. Abstracts should be 250-500 words, excluding the word count for references.

Please send applications to With your abstract please include your name, degree title, year of study and home university. Submissions must be in English.

The deadline for abstracts is 16:00 28/02/19 and you will be notified by 15/03/19 as to whether your submission has been accepted.

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