LINGUIST List 21.616

Sat Feb 06 2010

Calls: Applied Ling, Forensic Ling, Lexicography/Poland

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        1.    Stanislaw Gozdz-Roszkowski, Legal Terminology: Research and Practice

Message 1: Legal Terminology: Research and Practice
Date: 04-Feb-2010
From: Stanislaw Gozdz-Roszkowski <>
Subject: Legal Terminology: Research and Practice
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Full Title: Legal Terminology: Research and Practice Short Title: LawTerm 2010

Date: 28-May-2010 - 30-May-2010 Location: Lodz, Poland Contact Person: Stanislaw Gozdz-Roszkowski Meeting Email: Web Site:

Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics; Forensic Linguistics; Lexicography; Translation

Call Deadline: 20-Feb-2010

Meeting Description:

This workshop aims is to provide an opportunity for scholars to share their ideas and experience of adopting different methodological and theoretical perspectives on studying legal terminology.

Call for Papers

We invite papers and work-in-progress reports related to the following issues (the list is not exhaustive):

- Term phraseology; word combinatorics, formulaicity in legal texts; - Resources for terminology work; corpora; computational and analytical tools; - Legal terminography; - Socio-cognitive approaches to legal terminology; - Cross-language and cross-cultural studies; - Indeterminacy in legal terminology; vagueness in legal concepts; - Ontologies, knowledge structures and knowledge management; - Terminology and its applications for translation; - Perception and comprehension of legal terminology by the general public - Teaching legal terminology to various audiences (translation students, law students and professionals);

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