The Anglo-Catalan Society's Annual Conference is a space where members and non-members alike can hear stimulating papers, engage in lively discussion and enjoy meeting with colleagues and fellow researchers. Held without interruption since the society's foundation, the conference offers an interdisciplinary view on Catalan Studies and the main lines of research followed by its professionals.
The LXV Anglo-Catalan Society Annual Conference will be held at Bangor University between the 1st and the 3rd of November 2019. The conference offers a forum for discussion on the horizons of Catalan Studies, where members can present their research and share it with fellow professionals in the field.
Call for Papers
The LXV Anglo-Catalan Society Conference accepting submissions of approximately 20 minutes' duration on any aspect of Catalan culture (linguistic, historical, literary, sociological, political, musical, etc.) relating to all areas where Catalan is spoken.
Proposals can be sent to ACS2019@bangor.ac.uk and must include affiliation and contact details, title and 200-word abstract. Please note that delegates must be members of the Society at the appropriate level (full, student etc.) in order to present a paper.
The deadline to present proposals is the 26th of July 2019.
More information on the procedure to present a proposal can be found here.
A limited number of awards are offered to encourage students in Catalan culture to attend the Conference. Applicants will normally be current or recent students from British or Irish universities who would like to maintain and/or develop knowledge and understanding of Catalan culture, but it is also open to postgraduate students of other universities, provided that they are currently doing research in the field of Catalan Studies.
The award will comprise: membership of the Anglo-Catalan Society for one year (until January 2021), and a contribution towards the cost of conference and travel expenses.
The closing date for applications for scholarships is the 26th of July 2019.
More information on the procedure to apply for scholarships can be found here.
Location and programme
The LXV Anglo-Catalan Society Annual Conference will be held at Bangor, in the United Kingdom. Founded in 1884, Bangor University lies next to the Menai Strait at the foot of the Snowdonia National Park, in North Wales. Bangor is the oldest city in Wales, and one of the smallest cities in the United Kingdom, situated in a region of outstanding natural beauty where the mountains reach the sea.
The closest airports to Bangor are Liverpool John Lennon and Manchester International. You can travel by private car or public transport (train, coach or bus) to and from either of these airports.
More information on the location, accommodation and the programme can be found here. Please note that the programme will only be uploaded once the call for papers has closed.
1st to 3rd of November 2019
Call for papers extended until the 26th of July!
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