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Thu Oct 14 2010

Calls: Disc Analysis, Socioling/Hong Kong

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        1.     Catherine Law , 6th International Conference on Discourse, Communication and The Enterprise

Message 1: 6th International Conference on Discourse, Communication and The Enterprise
Date: 13-Oct-2010
From: Catherine Law <egdicoeninet.polyu.edu.hk>
Subject: 6th International Conference on Discourse, Communication and The Enterprise
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Full Title: 6th International Conference on Discourse, Communication and
The Enterprise
Short Title: DICOEN VI

Date: 08-Sep-2011 - 10-Sep-2011
Location: Hunghom, Kowloon, Hong Kong
Contact Person: Catherine Law
Meeting Email: egdicoeninet.polyu.edu.hk
Web Site: http://www.engl.polyu.edu.hk/6thdicoen/

Linguistic Field(s): Discourse Analysis; Sociolinguistics

Other Specialty: Media Linguistics

Call Deadline: 03-Jan-2011

Meeting Description:

The Sixth International Conference on Discourse, Communication and The
Enterprise (DICOEN VI) aims to promote interaction and discussion among
researchers interested in the relevance of discourse and communication to
the world of business, and to expand research networks among scholars
working in the area of discourse and communication in organisational
settings. Contributions are invited from scholars working in a variety of
disciplines including: linguistics, discourse analysis, communication studies,
organisation studies, management studies, sociology, anthropology, social
psychology, economics, marketing, etc.

Call For Papers

We are very pleased to be holding DICOEN VI in Hong Kong following the
successes of the first five conferences on the same theme (Lisbon 2001,
Vigo 2003, Rio de Janeiro 2005, Nottingham 2007 and Milan 2009). The
conference aims to promote interaction and discussion among researchers
interested in the relevance of discourse and communication to the world of
business, and to expand research networks among scholars working in the
area of discourse and communication in organisational settings.
Contributions are invited from scholars working in a variety of disciplines
including: linguistics, discourse analysis, communication studies,
organisation studies, management studies, sociology, anthropology, social
psychology, economics, marketing, etc.

Conference themes
- Language and identities at work
- Oral and written genres in corporate and institutional communication
- Multimodality in business communication
- Enterprise communication across languages and cultures
- The social dimension in corporate and institutional communication

Important Dates
Deadline for Call for Papers: 3 January 2011
Notice of Acceptance: end of February 2011
Early bird registration: by 30 April 2011
Cancellation: by 30 June 2011 (no refund of registration fee after this date)

Contacts
The Conference is organised by the Research Centre for Professional
Communication in English, Department of English, The Hong Kong
Polytechnic University.

E-mail: egdicoeninet.polyu.edu.hk

We look forward to welcoming you to Hong Kong!

Best wishes,

DICOEN VI Organising Committee
Research Centre for Professional Communication in English
Department of English, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
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