BAAL Vocabulary SIG Annual Conference 2022

We are happy to report that the 2022 conference will be an in-person event at the University of Exeter.

Mon 18th July – Tues 19th July

Register here for the conference

See the programme here

The aim of this year’s annual Vocabulary Studies SIG Conference is to bring together vocabulary researchers who approach the study of vocabulary from multiple perspectives. The conference will be an excellent opportunity to foster fruitful discussions about the multifaceted nature of vocabulary and to engage with present and future vocabulary research avenues.

Confirmed Plenary Speakers:

Professor Hilary Nesi, University of Coventry
Professor Dongbo Zhang, University of Exeter

Important dates:

Deadline for receipt of abstracts: 30th April 2022
Results communicated: 30th May 2022
Registration starts: 9th May 2022
Registration deadline: 16th June 2022

The call for papers is now closed.

Conference fees (including refreshments and lunch):

Non-BAAL Member – £60
BAAL Member – £50
Students – £40
BAAL Member Students – £30

The above price covers attendance on both days, Tuesday lunch, and teas/coffees both days.
There will also be an optional conference dinner on Monday 18th July

We look forward to seeing you at this year’s conference. In the meantime, if you have any questions please get in touch. 


The conference will take place at the Peter Chalk Centre, on the University of Exeter’s Streatham campus. See here for a map showing the venue.

Instructions for reaching the campus can be found here.


Bed and Breakfast is available on campus at Holland Hall, a 5-minute walk from the Peter Chalk Centre. See here for details.

Many hotels can also be found within a 30-minute walk. Closest to the campus are:

Premier Inn, Exeter Central St Davids
Queens Court
Jury’s Inn