LINGUIST List 13.2765

Fri Oct 25 2002

Calls: EUROSLA 2003/Critical Link

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  1. mits, EUROSLA 2003 - Deadline Correction
  2. Helge Niska, Critical Link 4 Interpreting in the community 2004

Message 1: EUROSLA 2003 - Deadline Correction

Date: Thu, 24 Oct 2002 16:54:56 +0000
From: mits <>
Subject: EUROSLA 2003 - Deadline Correction

2003 European Second Language Association Annual Conference
Short Title: EUROSLA 2003
Location: Edinburgh, UK
Date: 19-SEP-03 - 21-SEP-03
Call Deadline: 31-Jan-2003
Contact Person: Mitsuhiko Ota
Meeting Email:
Linguistic Subfield(s): Applied Linguistics, Language Acquisition

Meeting Description: 

The conference is organized by the University of Edinburgh and Heriot
Watt University.

Theme: Formal and Functional Approaches to Second Language Acquisition


Kathleen Bardovi-Harlig (Indiana University) 
Roger Hawkins (University of Essex)
Wolfgang Klein (Max Planck Institute for Psycholinguistics, Nijmegen)
Ianthi Tsimpli (University of Thessaloniki)

PANELS (organisers):
Child L2 acquisition (Juergen Meisel)
Implicit knowledge (John Williams)
L2 attrition (Kees de Bot)
Near-nativeness (Donna Lardiere)
EUROSLA 2003, Edinburgh: Correction of deadline

There was an error in the first call for papers for the 13th Annual
Conference of the European Second Language Association. The correct
deadline for abstract submission is 31 January **2003**. Acceptance of
papers will be notified by 30 April 2003.

For more information about the conference (including the call for
papers), please visit our website at:

EUROSLA 2003 Organisers
Antonella Sorace, Mits Ota (University of Edinburgh)
Mike Sharwood Smith (Heriot Watt University)

Mitsuhiko Ota
Theoretical & Applied Linguistics
University of Edinburgh
Edinburgh EH8 9LL, UK
Tel: +44 (0)131-650-3949
Fax: +44 (0)131-650-3962
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Message 2: Critical Link 4 Interpreting in the community 2004

Date: Fri, 25 Oct 2002 15:45:18 +0200
From: Helge Niska <>
Subject: Critical Link 4 Interpreting in the community 2004

4th International Conference on Interpreting in the Community
May 20-23 2004, Stockholm, Sweden

"Professionalisation of interpreting in the community"

Call for papers

The overall theme of the conference is:
Professionalisation of interpreting in the community

Sub-topics include, but are not restricted to:
* Empirical research on community and sign language interpreting
* Professional standards
* Interpreter training
* Labour market and working conditions
* The role of professional organisations

Plenary speakers

Susan Berk-Seligson
University of Pittsburgh, U.S.A.
Gunnel Colnerud
Link�ping University, Sweden
Frank Harrington & Graham H. Turner
University of Central Lancashire, UK
Kenneth Hyltenstam
Stockholm University, Sweden
Franz P�chhacker
University of Vienna, Austria

Conference location

The conference will be held in the Aula Magna on the campus of 
Stockholm University, just outside the centre of Stockholm. Stockholm 
is a city on 14 islands situated where Lake M�laren meets the Baltic 
Sea. Apart from the beautiful conference centre, the city offers 
splendid sightseeing opportunities such as the medieval Old Town, the 
beautifully restored Royal Warship Vasa from 1628 and the open-air 
museum Skansen with a collection of old rural and urban buildings. 
Information about Stockholm and Sweden can be found at the following 
websites: or

Call for papers

We invite abstracts of up to 200 words for
- paper presentations (time allotted 20 min)
- panels of 3-5 participants, including the co-ordinator (time 
allotted 60-100 min; abstracts should also include presentations of 
each individual contribution)
- posters (space allotted 180x90 cm)

Submit abstracts preferrably by email in an attachment to or send it by mail to our address (see below). 
Remember to give the name/s/ of the author/s/, affiliation and 

Important dates

- Deadline for submission of abstracts: March 31st, 2003.
- Notification of acceptance: August/September 2003.
- Programme available: September/October 2003.
- Early bird registration: before December 31st, 2003

Official languages

English, Swedish, ASL

Details regarding the programme, registration and hotel accommodation 
will be sent out in September/October 2003. If you submit an 
abstract, you will automatically receive this information. If you do 
not submit an abstract, send us an email in order to receive our next 

Organising committee

Jan Anward, Link�ping University, Birgitta Englund Dimitrova, 
Stockholm University, Elisabeth Hole, Stockholm University, Gunnar 
Lemhagen, Stockholm University, Anna-Lena Nilsson, Stockholm 
University, Helge Niska, Stockholm University and Cecilia Wadensj�, 
Link�ping University.

Scientific advisory committee

Brita Bergman, Sweden, Deusa Maria de Souza, Brazil, Mabel Erasmus, 
South Africa, Brian Harris, Spain, Eric Hertog, Belgium, Roda 
Roberts, Canada, Cynthia Roy, USA, Helen Tebble, Australia and Ieva 
Zauberga, Latvia.

Critical Link 2004
Institute for Interpretation and Translation studies
Stockholm University, S-106 91 Stockholm, Sweden
fax: + 46 8 16 13 96

Helge Niska, Tolk- och �vers�ttarinstitutet
Institute for Interpretation and Translation Studies
Stockholms universitet, S-106 91 Stockholm, Sweden
Tel. +468162927. Fax +468161396. GSM +46739605908
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