Applied linguistics and professional practice

The international and interdisciplinary conference on Applied Linguistics and Professional Practice (ALAPP), taking place 17-19 September 2018, was first held in 2011 at Cardiff University (UK) to bring together scholars from different disciplinary backgrounds.


Find out more about the conference including speakers, the organising committee and ALAPP membership.

Your visit

The ALAPP 2018 conference is hosted by Centre for Language and Communication Research, School of English, Communication and Philosophy, Cardiff University, UK.


Our Post-ALAPP Masterclass 'Engaging Qualitatively with Institutional and Professional Discourse' will take place on 20 September, 2018.

The Candlin Lecture and Award

The Candlin Lecture is dedicated to the memory of Professor Christopher N. Candlin (1940 – 2015) who was the co-founder of the ALAPP Conference and the founding co-editor of the Journal of Applied Linguistics and Professional Practice (JALPP).