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Full Title: Law and Semiotics Strand at 11th World Congress of Semiotics

Short Title: Law and Semiotics
Location: Nanjing, China
Start Date: 05-Oct-2012 - 09-Oct-2012
Contact: Le Cheng
Meeting Email: click here to access email
Meeting URL: http://www.semio2012.com/english.asp
Meeting Description: We plan to organize a strand on ‘Law and Semiotics’ at the World Congress of Semiotics, 5-9 October 2012, Nanjing, China. This strand will be composed of several roundtables/sessions on the following themes:

Court Interpreting and semiotics
Court recording and semiotics
Court Interaction and semiotics
Judicial discourse and semiotics
Legal drafting and semiotics
Legal interpretation and semiotics
Legal translation and semiotics
Legal transplant and semiotics
Legal writing and semiotics
Police interrogation/interview and semiotics
Linguistic Subfield: Discourse Analysis; Forensic Linguistics
LL Issue: 22.4250

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