Call for Papers

Abstracts are invited for papers (oral presentations and posters) on original, unpublished research related to the study of language variation. We welcome submissions from scholars based in the UK and internationally; research does not need to be restricted to communities in the British Isles.

Paper Format & Submission

Abstracts should be submitted via Easy Chair ( They should be no more than 500 words long, and a maximum of 1 A4 page of text. References, glossed/transcribed examples, and images can appear on a second page and do not count toward the word limit. Abstracts should be submitted as PDF documents and be fully anonymised. Authors may submit a maximum of two abstracts, only one of which may be sole-/first-authored.

All submissions will be anonymously reviewed.

Abstract submission deadline: 15 March 2019

Notification of acceptance: mid-May 2019