ESSE Conference – 26-30 August 2024

ESSE Conference

European Society for the Study of English 2024 conference

The 2024 European Society for the Study of English conference will take place at the University of Lausanne, Switzerland, 26-30 August 2024.

Call for posters, seminar papers and doctoral symposium


should be devoted to research-in-progress and project presentations. The aim is to provide additional opportunities for feedback and personal contacts. At the conference, there will be a dedicated poster session, which is scheduled to take place on Tuesday 27 August 2024 at 6pm.

Please send proposals of not more than 240 words to by 31 January 2024.

Seminar papers

Scholars wishing to present their paper in one of the seminars are invited to submit 250- word abstracts of their proposed presentations and a brief bio directly to the convenors of the respective seminars by 31 January 2024.

The list of seminars can be found here:

Seminars consist of a varying number of academic papers and discussions. The length of papers should be 20 minutes with an added 10 minutes for discussion. As the number of slots for seminars is restricted for room reasons, the seminar convenors have some flexibility and may ask seminar participants for shortened papers in order to allow for more presentations in their seminars.

Doctoral Symposium

Call for participation at:


31 January 2024: Submissions of proposals for individual papers and posters

31 January 2024: Application to Doctoral Symposium

1 March 2024: Registration begins

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