Inside and beyond binaries


13-16 July 2022  -  Ghent


24 February 2022: As announced on 17 February, the conference budget and fee setting has been reviewed and adjusted. The statement by the SS24 Organizing Committee is available on the registration page.
4 April 2022: The deadline for the registration of presenters has been moved to 15 April. The list of countries with fee reduction has been extended to include upper middle income countries. As funding/payment might require more time, make sure to tick the box ‘Wire transfer’ in the payment section of the registration form and payment can be done at a later stage.
A video statement by the Organizers is available here.
Programme. The detailed Programme is available here.

Important dates

10 May 2021: Abstract submission open
25 October 2021: Final abstract submission deadline
15 February 2022: Notification of acceptance
15 April 2022: Registration deadline for presenters
30 April 2022: Early bird registration deadline

Sociolinguistics Symposium 24

Sociolinguistics Symposium is the world’s main gathering of sociolinguists internationally. This two-yearly event provides a unique opportunity and forum to develop and exchange ideas and research findings about language and society in its manifold connections and manifestations. From its beginnings as a small meeting in the UK in 1976, the tradition of Sociolinguistic Symposia has grown into the largest sociolinguistic networking event in the world. Attracting hundreds of participants and exhibitors, the Symposium is also a stimulating space for networking.

It is with much enthusiasm that we announce Sociolinguistics Symposium 24. SS24 will be held in Ghent in July 2022. In close consultation with previous symposium organizers and our colleagues in Hong Kong, the tradition of a meeting in even years is upheld. SS24 in 2022 will mark the 20th anniversary of the first Sociolinguistics Symposium hosted on the European mainland (SS14 in Ghent in 2002). SS24 is organized by Ghent University in close collaboration with the Belgian sociolinguistic community. The dates of the conference are 13-16 July 2022.

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