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LINGUIST List 22.3758

Tue Sep 27 2011

Calls: Translation, Semantics, Pragmatics, Discourse Analysis/Latvia

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        1.     Marina Platonova , Meaning in Translation: Illusion of Precision

Message 1: Meaning in Translation: Illusion of Precision
Date: 26-Sep-2011
From: Marina Platonova <marina.platonovartu.lv>
Subject: Meaning in Translation: Illusion of Precision
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Full Title: Meaning in Translation: Illusion of Precision

Date: 12-Sep-2012 - 15-Sep-2012
Location: Riga, Latvia
Contact Person: Marina Platonova
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >

Linguistic Field(s): Discourse Analysis; Pragmatics; Semantics; Text/Corpus Linguistics; Translation

Call Deadline: 01-May-2012

Meeting Description:

The international scientific conference ‘Meaning in Translation: Illusion of Precision’ is organised by the Institute of Applied Linguistics of Riga Technical University.

The themes invited for the conference include scientific and technical discourse, political discourse, theory and practice of translation, terminology, semantics and pragmatics. We invite theoretical and practical studies as well as relevant work-in-progress papers in one of the specified themes.

We welcome participation from, researchers of different cultural and language backgrounds from various scientific disciplines.

Confirmed Invited Speakers:

Prof. M. Teresa Cabré Castellví (Pompeu Fabra University)
Prof. Rita Temmerman (Erasmushogeschool Brussel)
Prof. Gerhard Budin (University of Vienna)
Prof. Reine Meylaerts (Katholieke Universiteit Leuven)
Prof. Andrejs Veisbergs (University of Latvia)
Prof. Jānis Sīlis (Ventspils University College)

Call for Papers:

We invite proposals, in English, French or German, for papers that are related, but not limited, to the following themes:

- Scientific and Technical Discourse
- Political Discourse
- Theory and Practice of Translation
- Terminology
- Text/Corpus Linguistics
- Semantics and Pragmatics

We invite abstracts for 20-minute presentations with 10 minutes for questions. Abstracts should be no more than 300 words in length, excluding title and references. Abstracts will be peer-reviewed and replies will be sent by mid-June.

Please submit abstracts by e-mail to marina.platonovartu.lv as an attachment (preferably in MSWord or pdf). In the subject field of the e-mail, enter 'MTIP 2012 Abstract'. In the body of the e-mail, include the following information:

1. Title of the paper
2. Name(s) of presenter(s)
3. Department and affiliation
4. Position
5. Email address
6. Postal address and phone number
7. Indicate the theme of the session the abstract is for

Important Dates:

Deadline for call for papers: 1 May 2012
Notice of acceptance: by mid-June 2012
Early bird registration: by 30 July 2012

Publication:

All presented papers will be considered for the Proceedings of the International Scientific Conference 'Meaning in Translation: Illusion of Precision'.

Contact:

Marina Platonova
Dr.philol., MSocSc, assistant professor
Institute of Applied Linguistics
Riga Technical University
Mezha Str. 1/1 - 409
LV-1048
Riga, Latvia
Tel.: +37129417540
Fax: +37167089539




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