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The BAAL Language Policy Special Interest Group is currently seeking nominations for the post of Event Organiser on the Executive Committee for a 3 year period (with the possibility of renewing). 

The role of Events Organiser involves overseeing the organisation of all SIG Events, including the biennial Language Policy Forum, Language Policy SIG Online Seminars, and Annual General Meetings. It is an incredibly important role, and a rewarding one for the post holder, providing excellent experience in event organisation, project planning, and stakeholder engagement.

This is a voluntary post. Please note that all nominees must be members of BAAL in order to be eligible for election to a committee post. Applications are open to academics at any career stage, including PhD students. For more information about the role, feel free to contact Stephen McNulty (

You can use this form to nominate yourself, or another party, for the post. Please enter the information requested below and submit your nomination by 1st December 2023. An election will then be held of all eligible nominees, and the new postholder will be voted for in a blind poll open to all SIG members, with the postholder informed of the outcome by e-mail before 9th December.


The AGM of BAAL Language Policy Special Interest Group was held on Thursday, 15 June 2023 at SOAS London. See AGM 2023 for details. 

Use the following link to register for LPF 2023: 

Now you can submit your abstracts by 28 March 2023 to . You will be informed of the outcome by 15 April 2023.

The AGM of BAAL Language Policy Special Interest Group was held on Thursday, 1 September at the Queen's University Belfast. See AGM 2022 for details.