Funding Opportunities

Registration is OPEN and our rates and funding opportunities are shown below.

Member Full Conference


Member Day Rate


Concessionary Member Full Conference


Concessionary Member Day Rate


UK Non Member and Cat A* Full Conference


UK Non Member and Cat A* Day Rate


Non Member Cat B* Full Conference


Non Member Cat B* Day Rate


* Categories A and B countries are based on World Bank GNI figures and roughly match those used by the ISA, who similarly differentiate by country of residence. A list of Category A Countries is available here, Category B countries are any country not on the Category A list.

Funding Opportunities

The BSA offers 40 support funded conference places to BSA concessionary members and 4 ECF funded places to Early Career Researchers. Unfortunately, we are unable to offer any free conference places to non-members of the BSA.

Conference Dinner

The conference dinner will take place on Thursday, 25 April 2019. 

If you have any queries regarding conference registration, try our Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) or contact the BSA Office.

Reciprocal Agreements

BSA reciprocal agreements members can attend partner organisations' events at reduced rates. The BSA has reciprocal agreements with: American Sociological AssociationThe Australian Sociological AssociationBritish Society of CriminologySocial Policy AssociationSociologists for Women in SocietySociological Association of Aotearoa (New Zealand)South African Sociological Association.

* Please contact the BSA Events Team to register at the reciprocal agreement rate.

Important Dates

  • Special Event Submission Deadline: Friday, 5 October 2018
  • Abstract Submission Deadline: Friday, 12 October 2018
  • Abstract decisions to go out: beginning of December 2018
  • Presenter booking deadline: Friday, 1 February 2019
  • Postgraduate Day Event: Tuesday, 23 April 2019
  • BSA Annual Conference: Wednesday, 24 – Friday, 26 April 2019

Film and Photography

Delegates are kindly reminded that professional photographers and film crew, employed by the BSA, will be present at this event taking pictures and video footage.

This footage and images may be used, without further notification, at a later date by the BSA within the following materials: brochures, newsletters, marketing material, videos, hoardings, and/or as digital images such as those on the BSA website.  Please contact the BSA Events Team with any queries.

Contact Information

BSA Events Team
Tel: 0191 383 0839
Fax: 0191 383 0782

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