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LINGUIST List 17.83

Thu Jan 12 2006

Confs: Discourse Analysis/Tianjin, China

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        1.    christopher hart, New Discourses in Contemporary China

Message 1: New Discourses in Contemporary China
Date: 11-Jan-2006
From: christopher hart <christopher.hartuea.ac.uk>
Subject: New Discourses in Contemporary China

New Discourses in Contemporary China
Short Title: NDCD

Date: 05-Apr-2006 - 10-Apr-2006
Location: Nankai University, Tianjin, China
Contact: Paul Chilton
Contact Email: < click here to access email >
Meeting URL: http://user.nankai.edu.cn/noscript/fcollege/eng/announcement.htm

Linguistic Field(s): Discourse Analysis

Meeting Description:

In collaboration with a number of universities, Nankai University, Tianjin, China is to host a seminar on (Critical) Discourse Analysis between 5-7 April 2006 and an International Colloquium on New Discourses in Contemporary China between 8-10 April 2006.

Invited speakers include Professor Paul Chilton and Professor Ruth Wodak.

Topics of the colloquium include:

-The Newly Emergent Social Groups in Contemporary China and Their Discourses
-Government and Other Institutional Discourses
-Discourse and the Construction of Social Identity
-The Western Media Perception of China/The Chinese Media Perception of the West
-Discourse, Ideology, Power Asymmetry and Social Change

The working languages of the International Colloquium will be Chinese and English.

Rigistration fees: The Seminar: US $80
The International Colloquium: US $80

Detailed programme and updates for both the Advanced Seminar on (Critical) Discourse Analysis and the International Colloquium, as well as Registration Forms, and hotel reservation are available online on the following websites:


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