Language Policy

BAAL special interest group

Welcome to the Language Policy special interest group of the British Association for Applied Linguistics. The Language Policy (LP) SIG provides a forum to discuss, critically engage with, and research language policy and planning matters around the world. Please join our mailing list to be come a member. Click the 'Join!' link above.

Dr. Elisabeth Barakos and Dr. Florence Bonacina-Pugh (Co-founders and co-convenors)

NEWS

  • UPDATE ON LANGUAGE POLICY FORUM 2022

We regret to inform you that, due to unforeseen circumstances, the Language Policy Forum 2022 has been cancelled. We apologise for any inconvenience caused and look forward to seeing you all at our future events.


  • CALL FOR HOSTS – LANGUAGE POLICY FORUM 2022 – LINK HERE

We are now opening a call for bids to host LPF 2022. This bid is open to any member of the Language Policy SIG who would like to host the event virtually through their university. The most important criteria in deciding the host will be adherence to our central priorities of accessibility and affordability, carefully welcoming scholars of all career stages, and with a range of accessibility needs.


  • We welcome Host bids for the Language Policy Forum 2022. Please have a look at 'Events' in the tabs above to get an overview of the LP Forums from the previous years.