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 2023 - 2027

President Keiji FUJIYOSHI, Otemon Gakuin University, Japan,
Vice-President Frida PETERSSON, University of Gothenburg, Sweden,
Secretary Beatriz XAVIER, Nursing School of Coimbra (ESEnfC), Portugal,
Treasurer Rika YAMASHITA, Kanto Gakuin University, Japan,
Newsletter Editor Anna ODROWAZ-COATES, Maria Grzegorzewska University, Poland,
Webmaster Laura ODASSO, Collège de France, France,


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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