After a hiatus of several years the defunct MESS conference series devoted to Mediæval English language and literature returns in a new guise. Reinvented as the History of English Language in Poznań biannual conference (HEL-P) and organised by the Department of the History of English, Faculty of English, Adam Mickiewicz University, it aims at bringing together Polish and international scholars studying the history of the English language. The first conference in the HEL-P series will take place from 25th to 26th November, 2017.


1 August 2017 - registration opens

10 July 2017 - notifications of acceptance sent out

15 May 2017 - The deadline for abstract submission has been moved to the 1st of June, 2017

2 March 2017 - Call for Papers issued

10 February 2017 - Website launch