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Call for Papers: New Perspectives in Irish English 8//

Cáceres, Spain, 16-18 May 2024

Continuing the momentum of this international series of conferences previously held in Ireland, Norway, Germany, and Austria, the Center of Irish Studies in Cáceres (at the University of Extremadura) will now bring the upcoming New Perspectives on Irish English 8 to Spain. NPIE8 will be held from 16th to 18th May, 2024, in the beautiful UNESCO World Heritage city of Cáceres (

Apart from its historical interest, Cáceres will offer visitors wonderful gastronomy, culture and nature, as evidenced by, among others, the Roman city of Mérida ( and the National Park of Monfragüe (, both of which are a short drive away. As is tradition, the conference will serve as a platform for Irish English scholars to discuss current research issues pertaining to this field. The conference particularly welcomes contributions on areas such as Irish English historical linguistics, dialectology, pragmatics, corpus linguistics, sociolinguistics, and/or literary/media representations, but it is not restricted to these areas only.

The conference schedule will be able to accommodate non-parallel, plenary sessions (20 mins. + 10 mins. discussion). Anonymous abstracts (max. 300 words, not including references) should be sent in Word format to:

Please, include author name(s), affiliation(s) and contact info in the email only.

Deadline for abstracts: October 15th, 2023.
Notification of acceptance: December 8th, 2023.
Further particulars will be circulated in early December. If you have any questions, please, feel free to contact