Conference: Language, place and periphery – University of Copenhagen

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This conference focuses on sociolinguistic perspectives on place and periphery. We invite sociolinguistic and dialectological papers that address aspects of one or more of the following themes:

  • Place & Belonging 
  • Periphery 
  • Language Ideologies 
  • Rurality 
  • Dialect and social media 
  • Dialect and migration 
  • Dialect and mobility


Conference fee: 150 €/1116 DKK which includes coffee and tea, lunch on the 18 and 19 January and conference dinner on the 18 January. Payment and registration through our webshop is open until 20.12.2017.

Call for abstracts

Is closed. Deadline for submission of abstracts: 1st of October 2017. Notification of acceptance: 15th of October 2017.

Plenary speakers 

Local organizers

The conference is an end-of-project event organized by Dialect in the Periphery and Language and Place – Language Variation in Rural and Urban Denmark at University of Copenhagen, Section of Dialectology and the LANCHART Centre. The two projects will both finish in 2018 and the conference will mark this by bringing together scholars from similar fields of research. 

Important dates

Submission of abstract opens: 1st of September 2017
Deadline for submission of abstracts: 1st of October 2017
Notification of acceptance: 15th of October 2017

Conference Venue

University of Copenhagen, Southern Campus, Njalsgade 136, 2300 København S


Conference fee: 150 €