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LINGUIST List 18.626

Mon Feb 26 2007

Calls: Applied,Forensic Ling,Discourse Analysis/Spain

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        1.    Chelo Vargas-Sierra, 1st International Conference on Language and Health Care

Message 1: 1st International Conference on Language and Health Care
Date: 24-Feb-2007
From: Chelo Vargas-Sierra <chelo.vargasua.es>
Subject: 1st International Conference on Language and Health Care

Full Title: 1st International Conference on Language and Health Care

Date: 24-Oct-2007 - 26-Oct-2007
Location: Alicante, Spain
Contact Person: Adelina Gómez
Meeting Email: adelina.gomezua.es
Web Site: http://www.iulma.es/congreso

Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics; Discourse Analysis; Forensic Linguistics

Subject Language(s): English (eng)
French (fra)
German, Standard (deu)
Spanish (spa)

Call Deadline: 30-May-2007

Meeting Description:

The Instituto Interuniversitario de Lenguas Modernas Aplicadas de la Comunidad
Valenciana (IULMA) is proud to announce the first edition of this International
Conference on Language and Health Care, to be held at the University of Alicante
(Spain) on the 24th, 25th and 26th October 2007. The main topic of the
Conference will be the study of language in the context of health sciences and
health care: interdisciplinary perspectives. The main aim of this Conference,
which deals with language from an interdisciplinary point of view, is to explore
and analyze the contribution which can be made to a better understanding of
health sciences by linguistics and language analysis.

The Conference is organized by the Instituto Interuniversitario de Lenguas
Modernas Aplicadas de la Comunidad Valenciana (IULMA). IULMA is a centre for
research, teaching and services run jointly by universities of the Valencian
Community and dedicated to theoretical and practical issues in applied modern
languages, also known as professional and academic language. IULMA's activities
take place within an interdisciplinary framework as required by a society based
on knowledge and information, with a view to the satisfaction of scientific,
business and social needs created by the globalization of knowledge, science,
technology and economics.

Deadline: May 30, 2007
Notification to the authors: June 15, 2007

The organizers of this first International Conference on Language and Healthcare
would like to extend an invitation to all those interested in participating in
the various academic events with their individual or collective contributions.
We hope that this conference will be a broad-based forum for scientific debates
and the exchange of ideas, and at the same time a meeting point for specialists
in the different areas of applied linguistics and health sciences.

Due to the interdisciplinary nature of this conference, dedicated to the study
of language in the context of health sciences and healthcare, participants'
contributions will be classified in accordance with the seven areas of research
in which language and health sciences most frequently interact.
The seven topic areas of this conference based on these areas of research are
listed below:

1. The language of health science
2. The language of pharmaceutical science
3. Medical language and communication
4. Language as medical strategy
5. Language and law
6. Language pathologies
7. Medical translation and interpreting

Deadlines for Registration and Submission of Abstracts

The deadline for submitting abstracts is 30 May 2007.

The list of accepted papers will be published on the conference web page by 15

Registration fees should not be paid until confirmation is received that the
paper has been accepted. Up to 30 September, registration fees may be paid into
the conference bank account. After this date, the registration fee for paper
presenters will be €175.

Forthcoming circulars will provide information on presentations, accommodation
and other matters of interest.

If you need any further information please contact the conference office:

I Congreso Internacional sobre Lenguaje y Ciencias de la Salud

Edif. Biotecnología I
Campus de San Vicente del Raspeig
Apdo. 99 - 03690 Alicante
Tel. 965909579 / 96590340
Fax. 96593800
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