Graduate Conference

The Graduate Conference will be taking a different form this year. There will be a dedicated set of sessions for Doctoral Students to present their work. This will be at the heart of the conference, on Wednesday 2nd September between 13:30pm and 15:00pm, with a number of sessions running in parallel.

The Call for Papers for the Graduate Conference has now closed however you can find out more about this by reading our additional information.

Registration for the Graduate Conference is now open register here.

Those whose abstracts are accepted will be invited to submit a paper (maximum 12,000 words) by 24 August 2020. Any paper admitted by this date will be eligible for consideration for a new prize that we are offering this year for the Best Paper by a Doctoral Student click here.

The Graduate Conference is generously funded by the SLS and there will be no attendance fee for a one-day ticket at the conference which will be offered on Wednesday 2nd September 2020.

Key Dates

Date Activity
01 June 2020 Graduate Call for Papers Opens
17 June 2020 Graduate Call for Papers Deadline
23 June 2020 Submitters Notified of their Proposal Outcome
01 July 2020 Graduate Registration Opens
20 July 2020 Deadline for Graduate Speakers to Register for the Conference
27 July 2020 Graduate Programme Announced
24 August 2020 Deadline for submission paper (max 12000 words)