BAFA SWAG Annual Conference 2019Monday 9 - Tuesday 10 September 2019 University of South Wales
After a gap year, the SWAG Annual Conference returns in 2019. It will be hosted by the University of South Wales at its Newport Campus on Monday 9th and Tuesday 10th September. Newport, situated close to the Severn Crossing and the M4 and on the rail line between Bristol and Cardiff, offers a convenient location for attendees from Wales and South West England.
The format will repeat the successful 2017 Conference format:
Day 1 will be a Doctoral Colloquium offering PhD students the opportunity to network and to receive feedback on their work;
Day 2 will be the main Conference. Plenary speakers will be announced in due course.
Final Call for Papers
Deadline: Midnight on 31 August 2019
Full papers and abstracts for emerging papers - for both the Doctoral Colloquium and the main Conference - are invited by 21 August 2019. Please submit papers or abstracts by email to:
You will receive confirmation of acceptance of your paper or abstract within 2 working days.
Opens: 20 May 2019
Closes: Extended to midnight on 2 September 2019
PhD student colloquium only (9 September): £15
PhD student colloquium & Conference (9 & 10 September): £80
Conference only (10 September): £65
PhD student colloquium only (9 September): £30
PhD student colloquium & Conference (9 & 10 September): £70
Conference only (10 September): £40
Fee includes mid-morning and mid-afternoon refreshments and a buffet lunch.
Buying a ticket registers you for this event. To purchase a ticket, log in to your account on the BAFA Membership Portal and click the 'Purchase Tickets' button. This will be available from 20 May 2019. Select the appropriate ticket for the event you want to attend, and follow instructions. If you are not already a member of BAFA, please sign up for membership.
Bafa annual membership rates:
Academic staff: £30
Unsalaried PhD/MPhil student or retired academic: £15