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Thu May 13 1999

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  1. Coluccia Stefania, Languages for Special Purposes '99

Message 1: Languages for Special Purposes '99

Date: Thu, 13 May 1999 09:37:29 +0200
From: Coluccia Stefania <>
Subject: Languages for Special Purposes '99

LSP '99 - Perspectives for the New Millennium
Bressanone/Brixen, South Tyrol, Italy, 30 August-3 September 1999 12th
European Symposium on Language for Special Purposes organised by the
European Academy of Bolzano/Bozen in co-operation with the Free
University of Bolzano/Bozen on behalf of the AILA Scientific
Commission on Languages for Special Purposes. More than 300 linguists,
computational linguists, translators and LSP-experts coming from all
over the world will gather in South Tyrol to exchange vis-\224-vis their
reflections on the latest as well as the possible future trends in LSP
research. Along with the traditional topics covered by LSP Symposia,
LSP '99 will also offer two new sections dedicated to "LSP and Law"
and "LSP within the European Union". Every conference day will start
with a plenary session followed by parallel sections and workshops
(lasting a whole morning or afternoon) covering the following topics:

1 LSP Theory
2 Linguistic aspects of LSP
3 Cognitive aspects of LSP and language technology
4 Computational linguistics and knowledge representation
5 LSP-lexicography and terminography
6 LSP-diachronic studies
7 LSP-translation and interpretation
8 LSP-Communication in lesser-used languages/language planning
9 LSP-pedagogy
10 LSP within the EU
11 LSP and law
12 LSP and business
13 LSP and medicine
14 LSP and technology
15 LSP in academic discourse
1 Cognition - analysis - Practical Application
2 LSP from a diachronic perspective
3 Synchronic and diachronic considerations on LSP and social realities
4 Terminography and minority languages
5 Scientific idiolects
6 Didactics of legal language: aims, perspectives and challenges
7 Juristische Sprache
8 Languages for Medical Purposes - results, projects and perspectives
9 Public relations and market communication - a new field within LSP
10 Content-based learning and Instruction in Higher Education

The rich Symposium's programme includes a whole day's leisure - on
Wednesday, 1 September, participants will be able to choose among a
wide variety of sightseeing tours, leisure and relaxation activities
to admire the beauties of the bilingual province of South Tyrol.
Those interested in participating, please contact the European Academy
of Bolzano/Bozen, by phone +39 0471 306 111, fax: +39 0471 306 199, or
e-mail or visit our Web site

Programme Committee
Bruno de Bess\233 (Gen\232ve)
Sigi Gruber (Bruxelles)
Walther von Hahn (Hamburg)
Reinhard Hoheisel (Bruxelles)
Christer Laur\233n (Vaasa/Vasa)
Felix Mayer (Bolzano/Bozen)
Lorenza Rega (Trieste)
Margaret Rogers (Surrey)
Marcello Soffritti (Forl\236)
Organising Committee
Bruno Ciola 
Stefania Coluccia 
Markko Kallonen
Christer Laur\233n
Francesca Maganzi Gioeni d'Angi\242
Felix Mayer
Brigitte Schrott
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