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Full Title: 4th International Conference on Law, Language and Discourse & 8th Conference of the China Association of Forensic Linguistics

      
Short Title: LLD4 & CAFL8
Location: Xi'an, China
Start Date: 18-Oct-2014 - 21-Oct-2014
Contact: Le Cheng
Meeting Email: click here to access email
Meeting Description: This conference invites discussions regarding theoretical studies, case analysis, and relevant works-in-progress on the key issues in legal language and legal discourse. We promote research of, and welcome participation from, researchers of different cultural and language backgrounds from different disciplines and across jurisdictions.

Conference Chairs:

Jin-bang Du, President, China Association of Forensic Linguistics
Qing-lin Ma, Northwest University of Politics and Law
King-Kui Sin, President, Multicultural Association of Law and Language

Convener:

Le Cheng, Secretary General/Vice-President, Multicultural Association of Law and Language

Co-organizers:

Multicultural Association of Law and Language
School of Foreign Languages, China University of Political Science and Law
School of Foreign Languages, East China University of Political Science and Law
School of Foreign Languages, Southwest University of Political Science and Law
School of Foreign Language, Shanghai Jiao Tong University
Center for Legal Discourse and Translation, Zhejiang University

Keynotes:

Zong-ke Yang, Northwest University of Political Science and Law, China
Susan Sarcevic, University of Rijeka, Croatia
Michael F. Schober, New School for Social Research, USA
Jin-bang Du, Guangdong University of Foreign Studies, China

Plenary Speakers:

Sol Azuelos-Atias, University of Haifa, Israel
Su-qing Yu, East China University of Political Science and Law, China
Zhen-hua Wang, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, China
Jing-yu Zhang, Shaanxi Normal University, China
Qing Zhang, China University of Political Science and Law, China
Yu-zhong Zhou, Ningxia University, China
Linguistic Subfield: Discourse Analysis; Forensic Linguistics; Sociolinguistics; Text/Corpus Linguistics; Translation
LL Issue: 24.2535


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