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Fri Jan 29 2010

Confs: Pragmatics, Cognitive Science/China

Editor for this issue: Amy Brunett <brunettlinguistlist.org>

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        1.    Francisco Gonzálvez García, Languages and International Business

Message 1: Languages and International Business
Date: 28-Jan-2010
From: Francisco Gonzálvez García <fgonzaual.es>
Subject: Languages and International Business
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Languages and International Business
Short Title: LIBFFD

Date: 20-Mar-2010 - 21-Mar-2010
Location: Beijing, China
Contact: Chen Xianglan
Contact Email: < click here to access email >

Linguistic Field(s): Cognitive Science; Pragmatics

Meeting Description:

Languages and International Business:
First Forum across Disciplines (LIBFFD)

In order to encourage the cross-discipline research between language and business, Languages and International Business: First Forum across Disciplines will be held at University of International Business and Economics (UIBE) in Beijing, from 20-21 March 2010.

Plenary Speakers:

F. Ruiz de Mendoza (University of La Rioja)
Ricardo Mairal (National Distance University)
Lu Jianming (Peking University)
Xu Shenghuan (Henan University)
Wang Lifei (University of International Business and Economics)
Huangguowen (Zhongshan University)
Wang Mingyu (Heilongjiang University)
Zhanghanlin (University of International Business and Economics)
Zhangli (Beijing Language and Culture University)
Wang Yonggui (University of International Business and Economics)
Caodafeng (Beijing Foreign Studies University)

Conference Theme:

The theme of the conference is international business research from a multi- linguistic perspective, focusing on business language research and including business language theory, business advertisement research, business negotiation research, and business language from a number of (potentially relatable) perspectives: cognitive, functional, social, corpus-based, comparative, applied, cultural, pedagogical, pragmatic, discursive, etc. The theme of this forum is intended to be broad and inclusive. It may involve views from theoretical approaches within Construction Grammar(s), Cognitive Grammar, Cognitive Semantics, and Functional Linguistics.



(Conference Fee: 600 Yuan for each participant with food and drink without hotel and transport)

Location of University of International Business and Economics

No. 10 Huixin Dongjie
Chaoyang District
Beijing, China

Check-in Place: Yinhua Hotel (Tel: 010-64934455)
Conference fee: ¥600 (¥300-Registered students), meals and drink are included.

Conference Organisers:

Language Research Center
University of International Business and Economics
Beijing, China
E-mail: LanguageBusiness126.com
Tel: +8610-62522328

Contact Us:

Xianglan Chen (UIBC): 010-62522328, 13811127336;
Jun Wu (UIBC): 13910066881;
Xingquan Tang (UIBC): 13681196838;
E-mail: LanguageBusiness126.com.

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