CL2019 is proudly sponsored by the following organisations:

John Benjamins Publishing Company

John Benjamins Publishing Company is an independent, family-owned academic publisher headquartered in Amsterdam, The Netherlands. They offer an academic publishing program in Linguistics, Translation Studies and Terminology, Psychology, Philosophy, Literary Studies, Art and Art History.

John Benjamins are kindly sponsoring the wine reception that will be held on the evening of Wednesday 24th July (during the main conference).


British Council

The British Council is the United Kingdom’s international organisation for cultural relations and educational opportunities. The British Council are kindly sponsoring two events at the CL2019 conference: an invited colloquium on Corpus Linguistics and Language Testing (in collaboration with UKALTA – UK Association for Language Testing and Assessment), and the plenary speaker Professor Tony McEnery.


Elsevier Linguistics

Elsevier is a leading publisher in the field of linguistics, publishing highly-respected, peer-reviewed journals across the discipline. To explore our range of journals, click here.

Elsevier is a world-leading provider of information solutions that enhance the performance of science, health, and technology professionals. Founded in 1880, Elsevier has evolved from a small Dutch publishing house devoted to classical scholarship into an international multimedia publishing company with over 20,000 products for educational and professional science and healthcare communities worldwide. Elsevier Linguistics are kindly sponsoring the conference in general, and Professor Hilary Nesi’s plenary and authors workshop event more specifically.

Elsevier’s publishing workshop is aimed at early career researchers and will offer tips and advice on structuring your article, selecting the right journal, what to expect from the submission and review process and the fundamentals of publishing ethics, followed by a Q&A with Dr Hilary Nesi, Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of English for Academic Purposes.


Edinburgh University Press

Edinburgh University Press (EUP) is one of the leading university presses in the UK. Its publications carry the imprimatur of one of Britain’s oldest and most distinguished centres of learning and enjoy the highest academic standards through the scholarly appraisal of its Press Committee. EUP is the proud publisher of Corpora, an international, peer-reviewed journal of corpus linguistics focusing on the many and varied uses of corpora both in linguistics and beyond. EUP also publishes a range of academic textbooks, reference works and research monographs in many areas of linguistics, including sociolinguistics, applied linguistics, English language, language acquisition and cognitive linguistics.


Palgrave Macmillan

Palgrave Macmillan publishes award-winning research across the social sciences, humanities and business. We offer authors and readers the very best in cutting-edge academic content, while also supporting the academic and professional communities with innovative new formats and tools. With offices in London, New York, Shanghai and Melbourne, as well as sales teams across more than 50 countries, we have a global reach. As part of Springer Nature, we are proud to uphold an unbroken tradition of over 170 years of academic publishing.


Cambridge University Press

Cambridge University Press is a not-for-profit publisher that dates from 1534 and is part of the University of Cambridge. Our mission is to unlock people’s potential with the best learning and research solutions by combining state-of-the-art content with the highest standards of scholarship, writing and production. Visit our stand to discuss publishing with us, browse our latest publications, and pick up some free journal samples.  All the books we have on display are available for purchase at a 20% discount.


Bloomsbury Academic

Bloomsbury Academic are an award-winning and leading global publisher of prestigious works of scholarship, pedagogy and digital resources in the fields of arts, humanities and social sciences. We have a reputation for excellence and originality in serving our communities of students, scholars, educators, instructors and professionals and a growing portfolio of digital products including Bloomsbury Collections, Bloomsbury Popular Music, Cultural Histories Online and Screen Studies.


Babel the Language Magazine

Babel is the quarterly language magazine that brings you cutting-edge linguistic research in an accessible and colourful format. Our print and digital issues cover a vast array of language lovers’ lore, taking in languages from around the world; the past, present and future of language, and the many different uses of linguistics in the world around us.

Babel have kindly donated sampler issues of their magazine for all delegates of the conference, and are supporting a Postgraduate Student Paper Prize – awarding a year’s subscription to the magazine for the best Postgraduate paper presented at the main conference.

We are pleased to announce that the winner of the PG Poster Prize is Natalie Finlayson for her poster entitled ‘Words would but mock the emotions of my soul’: a corpus-linguistic approach to mapping mood disorder in the letters and poetry of Robert Burns. Congratulations Natalie!


College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences (Cardiff University)

The College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences is a vibrant, diverse and inspiring community. We span 10 Academic Schools and are committed to excellence in teaching and research. Professor Gillian Bristow, Dean of Research for AHSS has pledged financial support to pay for the CL2019 conference app which will help to make this biannual conference a fully paperless one.


De Gruyter

The independent academic publisher De Gruyter can look back at a company history of 270 years. Today, the De Gruyter group publishes over 1,300 new titles each year in the humanities, social sciences, STM and law, more than 700 subscription based or Open Access journals, and a variety of digital products. The company is headquartered in Berlin, with offices in Basel, Beijing, Boston and Munich.
De Gruyter’s linguistics program is internationally known for its high quality and comprehensiveness. Titles under our imprint De Gruyter Mouton encompass the entire field of linguistics and are published in English. This portfolio’s excellent content has made De Gruyter Mouton one of the world’s leading publishers in language sciences. We publish an internationally-renowned range of research series and journals and are particularly known for our authoritative reference works: handbooks, atlases, and databases.