Internationale Konferenz

Multidisciplinary Approaches in Language Policy & Planning Conference 2019


For this year’s conference, the committee invites paper, colloquium, and practitioner proposals that are specifically oriented on critical approaches to the future of the field of Language Policy and Planning. These perspectives might be rooted in empirical or conceptual analysis, or a mixture thereof; and consistent with the tradition of this conference, we invite arguments from various disciplinary perspectives.

Abstracts of up to 300 words are welcome that address topics such as (but not limited to):

Official & non-official language policies

  • Language attrition, language revitalization, and language policies
  • Language policy and political economy
  • Language policy and the workplace
  • Language policy and Indigeneity
  • Language policy, signed languages, and Deaf studies
  • Language policy and political theory
  • Language policy and economics

Language-in-education policies

  • Heritage language policies
  • Language policy, globalization, and superdiversity
  • Language policy and lingua franca
  • Language policies and transnational communities
  • Language policy and anti-racism/anti-oppression
  • National identities and language policies
  • Methods of language policy inquiry

Your abstract for a paper presentation may not exceed 300 words including all references, and up to five keywords should be included in the submission.

Colloquium organizers should submit the following: an abstract describing the colloquium (maximum 300 words), and separate abstracts (maximum 300 words) for each of the papers in the colloquium.

You may submit a maximum of two contributions for LPP2018, one as first/sole author and one as second author or discussant. If you are submitting a colloquium, you may submit a paper as a part of that colloquium and also be a second author of an additional paper or a discussant.

The deadline for submissions is Thursday, February 28, 2019.