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Wed Jun 08 2011

Confs: Forensic Linguistics/UK

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        1.     Nicci MacLeod , International Association of Forensic Linguists 10

Message 1: International Association of Forensic Linguists 10
Date: 08-Jun-2011
From: Nicci MacLeod <n.macleod1aston.ac.uk>
Subject: International Association of Forensic Linguists 10
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International Association of Forensic Linguists 10
Short Title: IAFL 10

Date: 11-Jul-2011 - 14-Jul-2011
Location: Birmingham, West Midlands, United Kingdom
Contact: Nicci MacLeod
Contact Email: < click here to access email >
Meeting URL: http://www.forensiclinguistics.net/iafl10.html

Linguistic Field(s): Forensic Linguistics

Meeting Description:

Registration is now open for the tenth international conference of The International Association of Forensic Linguists (IAFL10). The conference will be held at the Centre for Forensic Linguistics, Aston University, U.K, and will be based entirely on Aston's attractive campus in the heart of Birmingham, including delegate accommodation. Delegates will therefore have easy access to all conference activities, the extensive campus facilities and all the amenities of Birmingham city centre right on their doorstep. Aston also enjoys excellent transport links via road, rail and air, with Birmingham International Airport only a short distance away. The conference dinner will be held at another internationally famous local attraction, Aston Villa Football Club, offering fine dining with a stunning view of the famous pitch. Day rates and student discounts are available.

Confirmed Plenary Speakers:

Prof. Ray Bull: Professor of Forensic Psychology, University of Leicester, UK

Prof. Ron Butters: Professor Emeritus of English and Cultural Anthropology, Duke University, USA, and President of the International Association of Forensic Linguists

David Allen Green: Lawyer and writer; legal correspondent of the New Statesman; blogs as JackofKent; head of media practice at Preiskel & Co. He is an active advocate for the reform of English libel law.

Daniel Greenberg: Parliamentary Counsel for the UK Government 1991-2010; now Parliamentary Counsel at Berwin Leighton Paisner LLP; General Editor of Annotated Statutes, Westlaw UK and Editor of Craies on Legislation, Stroud's Judicial Dictionary and Jowitt's Dictionary of English Law.

Dr Martha Komter: Lecturer in Dutch Language and Culture, VU University Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Prof. Peter Patrick: Professor of Sociolinguistics, University of Essex, UK

Prof. Roger Shuy: Emeritus Professor of Linguistics, Georgetown University, USA


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