Welcome to the British Association for Applied Linguistics Language in Africa Special Interest Group (LiASIG).

Our aim is to generate, support and disseminate research in the field of Applied Linguistics in sub-Saharan Africa through:

  1. our network of scholars and academic organisations in Africa, UK and rest of the world
  2. our annual meetings and events
  3. promoting members’ research
  4. and our Hot Topic discussions

For more information and to join our network, please contact

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Find us on the Sociolinguistic Events Calendar: http://baal.org.uk/slxevents.html


Our 2018 Conference

ThemeAfrican Languages in Public Spaces: Opportunities & Challenges’

Venue: School of Languages, Cultures and Linguistics SOAS, University of London

Deadline for abstract submission: no later than February 15th 2018  

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Find our Annual report 2016-2017 here