Language Policy

BAAL special interest group

Welcome to the Language Policy special interest group of the British Association for Applied Linguistics. The Language Policy (LP) SIG provides a forum to discuss, critically engage with, and research language policy and planning matters around the world. Please join our mailing list to be come a member. Click the 'Join!' link above. 

Dr. Elisabeth Barakos and Dr. Florence Bonacina-Pugh (Co-founders and co-convenors)


The AGM of BAAL Language Policy Special Interest Group was held on Thursday, 1 September at the Queen's University Belfast. See AGM 2022 for details.

We regret to inform you that, due to unforeseen circumstances, the Language Policy Forum 2022 has been cancelled. We apologise for any inconvenience caused and look forward to seeing you all at our future events.