Research Committees

RC25 Language and Society

Established in 1968


The objective of the Research Committee on Language and Society is to advance sociological knowledge concerning language, face-to-face interaction and language-related phenomena. 

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Board 2014-2018

President Amado ALARCÓN, Rovira & Virgili University, Spain,
Vice-President Federico FARINI, Middlesex University London, United Kingdom
Secretary Stéphanie CASSILDE, Centre d'Etudes en Habitat Durable, Belgium,
Treasurer Nadezhda GEORGIEVA-STANKOVA, Trakia University, Bulgaria
Newsletter editor Trinidad VALLE, Fordham University, USA,
Webmaster Keiji FUJIYOSHI, Otemon Gakuin University, Japan,

XIX ISA World Congress of Sociology Program Coordinators: Amado ALARCÓN,, Federico FARINI,, and Keiji FUJIYOSHI,


Language, Discourse & Society is an international ISA RC25 peer-reviewed e-journal, published twice annually in electronic form, and open to articles dedicated to all aspects of sociological analyses of language, discourse and representation.


Language and Society Newsletter. Two issues a year.
Available on RC25 website.


Dues: $40 (discount $15) for a 4-year period.
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