LINGUIST List 22.4604

Fri Nov 18 2011

Calls: Discourse Analysis, Socioling, Semantics, Pragmatics/Croatia

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        1.     Anamarija Gjuran-Coha , Language of Medicine

Message 1: Language of Medicine
Date: 18-Nov-2011
From: Anamarija Gjuran-Coha <>
Subject: Language of Medicine
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Full Title: Language of Medicine
Date: 10-May-2012 - 11-May-2012 Location: Rijeka, Croatia Contact Person: Anamarija Gjuran-Coha
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Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics; Discourse Analysis; Pragmatics; Semantics; Sociolinguistics

Call Deadline: 22-Jan-2012

Meeting Description:

The conference 'The Language of Medicine - From its Genesis to the Culture and Ethics of Communication' will be hosted by the Department of Social Sciences and Medical Humanities, Faculty of Medicine, University of Rijeka, Rijeka, Croatia from May 10-11, 2012.

Call for Papers:

The conference aims at bringing together scholars from all linguistic subfields working on any aspects of language and medicine, as well as others from interdisciplinary backgrounds to discuss the relationships between language, medicine and ethics.

These include, but are by no means limited to the following topics:

- History and development of the language of medicine- Medical and healthcare terminology- Medical discourse- Communication in medicine and healthcare- Cultural aspects related to the language of medicine- Semantic approach to the language of medicine- Sociolinguistics of the language of medicine- Contemporary challenges of neurolinguistics- Psycholinguistics and the language of medicine- Cognitive linguistic approach to the language of medicine- Sign language- Ethics of medical communication- Political correctness in medicine- Pragmalinguistic approach to the language of medicine- Medical translations- Teaching the language of medicine- Acquisition of medical register

The selected topic may be approached from one or more perspectives.

Deadline for abstract submission: January 22, 2012

Please send us the following information by the submission deadline:

Title of the paper in EnglishAbstract (up to 200 words) in EnglishFull nameInstitutionInstitution addressTelephoneFaxEmailGSM


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