Newcastle and Northumbria Postgraduate Conference

  • 07 Feb 2024 21:36
    Message # 13312162


    I am forwarding this message on behalf of the students organising this year's postgraduate linguistics conference here in Newcastle.

    Best wishes,


    . . .

    The 15th NNPCiLL Conference 2024


    Extended Abstract Submission Deadline: 29th February 2024


    We are delighted to invite participants to the 15th Newcastle & Northumbria Postgraduate Conference in Language and Linguistics (NNPCiLL). The conference is scheduled for 11th April 2024 at Northumbria University’s City Campus, Newcastle upon Tyne. It offers a hybrid mode of participation for both in-person and online attendees.


    We invite postgraduate students (including MA, MSc, MPhil, and PhD) from all areas of linguistic research—both theoretical and applied—to contribute to the 15th NNPCiLL conference. We welcome abstracts for oral and poster presentations. The deadline for abstract submission has been extended to 29th February 2024.


    Conference webpage:

    For information about the conference, please visit:


    Abstract submission link:


      Plenary speakers:

    • ·     Professor Rob Drummond – Professor of Sociolinguistics, Manchester Metropolitan University
    • ·     Dr Cong Zhang – Lecturer in Phonetics and Phonology, Newcastle University


      Sponsored by the Postgraduate Student Committee of the Linguistics Association of Great Britain (LAGBPSC), we are pleased to offer bursaries to cover the registration fees for both in-person and online attendees. We have streamlined the conference bursary application process by incorporating relevant options into the abstract submission form, enabling applicants to easily indicate their preferences.



      We plan to publish proceedings featuring high-quality papers presented at the conference and encourage all presenters to submit their work for consideration. Further details regarding submission guidelines and deadlines will be provided in due course.


      Key dates:

      • Extended Abstract Submission Deadline: 29th February 2024
      • Notification of Abstract Acceptance: 8th March 2024
      • Notification of Bursary Application Outcomes: 8th March 2024
      • Conference Registration Deadline: 2nd April 2024

      Kind regards,

    NNPCiLL Organising Committee

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