2022 annual conference

27 - 29 June 2022 | Queen's University Belfast

2022 annual conference

27 - 29 June 2022 | Queen's University Belfast

We are delighted to announce that registration is now open for the 63rd annual conference of the Society for French Studies, which will take place at Queen’s University Belfast, 27th–29th June. A provisional programme, as well as the link to register, can be found below. For all enquiries related to the conference, please email the Society’s Conference Officer, Dr Richard Mason, at sfsbelfast2022@gmail.com.

The deadlines for registration are as follows:

Early bird registration deadline: Friday 15thApril 2022

Final deadline for registration: Friday 6th May

The society offers postgraduate and unwaged delegates subsidised rates. We also encourage postgraduate students who are giving papers or presenting posters at the conference to apply for support with their travel costs from our dedicated conference PG Travel Grant fund. Applications for support not exceeding £150 should be sent to Dr Richard Mason at sfsbelfast2022@gmail.com before 15th April. Applicants to the fund should supply a detailed breakdown of transport costs.

PG poster competition

We also encourage postgraduates to enter our poster competition, which will take place at the conference. The winning submission will be awarded a prize of £150, and the runner up £50. Please send a c.100-word summary of your research topic/question to sfsbelfast2022@gmail.com by 15 April, including institutional affiliation and level of study (subject line: ‘SFS poster’). We will then contact entrants with further details.

The Society is happy to welcome expressions of interest in a virtual poster, should presenters not be able to travel to Belfast. Remote participants will have a digital version of their poster displayed in a virtual showcase on our website, as well as the opportunity to have a printed poster displayed at the conference.

Our Hosts

Queen's University Belfast

Queen's University Belfast is one of the leading universities in the UK and Ireland with a distinguished heritage and history.

Founded in 1845 as Queen's College Belfast, we became an independent university in 1908. Today, we are ranked 43 in the world (Times Higher Education Impact Rankings 2021), and a member of the Russell Group of UK research intensive universities, combining excellence in research and education with a student-centred ethos.

Past Conferences

2021 annual conference

28 - 30 June 2021 | Online

2020 annual conference

29 June - 01 July 2020 | University of Bath

2019 Annual Conference

01 - 03 July 2019 | Royal Holloway, University of London

2018 Annual Conference

02 - 04 July 2018 | University College Cork

2017 Annual Conference

03 - 05 July 2017 | Durham University

2016 Annual Conference

27 July - 29 June 2016 | University of Glasgow