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LINGUIST List 21.498

Sun Jan 31 2010

Calls: Applied Ling, Cognitive Science, Pragmatics/China

Editor for this issue: Kate Wu <katelinguistlist.org>

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        1.    Francisco Gonzálvez García, Languages and International Business

Message 1: Languages and International Business
Date: 29-Jan-2010
From: Francisco Gonzálvez García <fgonzaual.es>
Subject: Languages and International Business
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Full Title: Languages and International Business
Short Title: LIBFFD

Date: 20-Mar-2010 - 21-Mar-2010
Location: Beijing, China
Contact Person: Chen Xianglan
Meeting Email: LanguageBusiness126.com

Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics; Cognitive Science; Pragmatics

Call Deadline: 05-Mar-2010

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)

Call for Papers

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.

Website: http://www.uibelcc.com

Submission of Abstracts:
Proposals for paper presentations, workshops and colloquia should be sent in
abstract form to LanguageBusiness126.com by March 5th, 2010.

Abstracts should be around 400 words and include the following information:
- Type of Presentation: Paper, colloquium, workshop.
- Title of Paper
- Presenters: Names of presenters and institutional affiliation and address,
including email address
- Presentation Aim: Succinct statement of the aim of the contribution
- Presentation Background: Relationship to previous and current work with key
- Presentation Body: Description of the main part of the presentation
- References: List of references cited in the abstract
- Key terms: Key terms identifying the field(s) of presentation

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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