Dear colleagues,

we've got a new enterprise to support in particular interdisciplinary
research by postgraduates (anyone within a year of their viva counts as a
postgraduate for us). Do feel free to share this or to approach postgrads
to let them know about this.


Call for Papers

*1st Bristol Postgraduate Conference on Language and Society*

an interdisciplinary conference on sociolinguistics, anthropology and

in association with *Multilingual Matters* (Bristol)

Keynote Speaker: *Prof. Ben Rampton* (King's College London)

March 4-5, 2015

Clifton Hill House

University of Bristol

For this inaugural conference on *Language and Society*, postgraduate
students are invited to submit abstract of 250 words on topics relating to
the use and perception of language in communities and societies. Presentations
at the conference are not required to address a specific theme but those with
a cross-linguistic, interdisciplinary or socio-historical perspective are
particularly encouraged.

Deadline for abstracts:

November 15, 2015 (notification of acceptance by December 1st)

Abstract to be submitted to *[log in to unmask]
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Organising Committee: James Hawkey, Fiona Jordan, Nils Langer, Damien Mooney

University of Bristol

Prof. Nils Langer
Subject Lead (German Dept.)
Professor of Germanic Linguistics
School of Modern Languages
21 Woodland Road
University of Bristol
Stor Britannien

0117 928 9841