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LINGUIST List 22.1998

Mon May 09 2011

Calls: Forensic Linguistics, Discourse Analysis/Hong Kong

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        1.     Le Cheng , 1st International Conference on Law, Language and Discourse

Message 1: 1st International Conference on Law, Language and Discourse
Date: 07-May-2011
From: Le Cheng <chengle163hotmail.com>
Subject: 1st International Conference on Law, Language and Discourse
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Full Title: 1st International Conference on Law, Language and Discourse
Short Title: MALL-LLD

Date: 20-Aug-2011 - 21-Aug-2011
Location: Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Contact Person: Le Cheng
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >

Linguistic Field(s): Discourse Analysis; Forensic Linguistics

Call Deadline: 15-Jun-2011

Meeting Description:

1st International Conference on Law, Language and Discourse: Multiculturalism, Diversity and Dynamicity
City University of Hong Kong with The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
Hong Kong, 20-21 August, 2011

The 1st International Conference on Law, Language and Discourse (LLD Conference): Multiculturalism, Diversity and Dynamicity, associated with Multicultural Association of Law and Language (MALL), aims to promote the research on law, language and discourse by researchers of different cultural and language backgrounds from different disciplines and across jurisdictions.

The conference will be held on 20-21 August 2011, just before the 16th World Congress of Applied Linguistics (AILA2011) (23-28 August 2011, Beijing) and the International Conference on Law, Translation and Culture (28-29 August 2011, Beijing).

Invited Speakers:

Vijay Bhatia, City University of Hong Kong
Le Cheng, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
Winnie Cheng, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
Malcolm Coulthard, Aston University
Diana Eades, University of New England
Michael Halliday, University of Sydney
Kyo Kageura, The University of Tokyo
Gilbert Mo, Department of Justice of Hong Kong
Michael Schober, New School for Social Research
Lijin Sha, China University of Political Science and Law
King Kui Sin, City University of Hong Kong
Benjamin T'sou, Hong Kong Institute of Education
Anne Wagner, Université du Littoral Côte d'Opale
Jonathan Webster, City University of Hong Kong
Weiping Wu, Chinese University of Hong Kong

Call for Papers:

The 1st International Conference on Law, Language and Discourse invites theoretical studies, applicational cases, and relevant work-in-progress papers on the key issues in Law, Language and Discourse. The theme of the conference 'Multiculturalism, Diversity and Dynamicity' promotes research of, and welcomes participation from, researchers of different cultural and language backgrounds from different disciplines and across jurisdictions.

The LLD Conference invites papers on all aspects of law, language and discourse, including, but not limited to:

1. Legislative language
2. Courtroom language
3. Language in the proceeding of investigation (including police interrogation, cover investigation, conversation in prison, etc.)
4. Legal translation & court interpretation
5. Education and training on LLP (Language for Legal Purposes)
6. Language evidence as a system
7. Discourse analysis of legal texts
8. Legal terminology
9. Legal discourse and information retrieval
10. Language planning and Language rights

Important Dates:

Abstract deadline: 15 June 2011 (500-800 words to LLDmallcityu.edu.hk)
Notification of acceptance: 30 June 2011
Registration: 1 July-15 July




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