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"Buenos dias", "buenas noches" -- this was the first words in a foreign language I heard in my life, as a three-year old boy growing up in developing post-war Western Germany, where the first gastarbeiters had arrived from Spain. Fascinated by the strange sounds, I tried to get to know some more languages, the only opportunity being TV courses of English and French -- there was no foreign language education for pre-teen school children in Germany yet in those days. Read more

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Full Title: 11th Biennial Conference on Forensic Linguistics/Language and Law of the International Association of Forensic Linguists
Short Title: IAFL
Location: Mexico City, Mexico
Start Date: 24-Jun-2013 - 27-Jun-2013
Contact: Fernanda Lopez
Meeting Email: click here to access email
Meeting URL: http://eventos.iingen.unam.mx/iafl2013/
Meeting Description: The Language Engineering Group (GIL) at Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México (UNAM) have the honour of hosting the 11th biennial IAFL Conference on Forensic Linguistics/Language and Law. The conference will take place at the Engineering tower of the Engineering Institute from 24th to 27th of June. We will be pleased to welcome all of you to our university and to our country. The conference offers a forum for presentations on all aspects of forensic linguistics and language and law, including but not limited to the following:

Language and the Legal Process
Language as Evidence
Language, Crime and Law
Research / Teaching
Computational Linguistics
Linguistic Subfield: Forensic Linguistics
LL Issue: 23.4383

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