Welcome to the website of Europe's premier international conference on language in society.
In 2012, the 19th Sociolinguistics Symposium has been hosted by the Freie Universität Berlin in Germany. The general theme of the 2012 conference has been Language and the city.
August 21 - 24, 2012
The conference started on Tuesday, August 21, in the afternoon (at 2:30 pm) with the opening by prof. dr. Peter-André Alt, president of Freie Universität Berlin, and the first plenary talk. The conference ended on Friday, August 24, in the evening (around 5 pm).
The conference is over;
registration is not possible any more.
There have been two special plenary sessions:
The programme of the 19th Sociolinguistics Symposium is available online.
Calls, registration, deadlines
The Call for individual presentations (papers and posters) has been published in November 2011. Abstract submission has been possible from December 1, 2011 to January 31, 2012. The abstracts have been reviewed and a selection has been made. You will find the accepted abstracts here.
Call for Papers | Accepted Abstracts | Registration
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