LINGUIST List 26.5479

Wed Dec 09 2015

Calls: Forensic Ling, General Ling/Poland

Editor for this issue: Ashley Parker <ashleylinguistlist.org>


Date: 08-Dec-2015
From: Aleksandra Matulewska <aleksandra.matulewskagmail.com>
Subject: 11th Conference on Legal Translation, Court Interpreting and Comparative Legilinguistics
E-mail this message to a friend

Full Title: 11th Conference on Legal Translation, Court Interpreting and Comparative Legilinguistics
Short Title: Legilinguistics

Date: 24-Jun-2016 - 26-Jun-2016
Location: PoznaƄ, Poland
Contact Person: Aleksandra Matulewska
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >
Web Site: http://www.lingualegis.amu.edu.pl/?main_data=legi2016&lang=en

Linguistic Field(s): Forensic Linguistics; General Linguistics

Call Deadline: 29-Feb-2016

Meeting Description:

The Institute of Linguistics at Adam Mickiewicz University will hold an international conference devoted to language and the law. Our aim is to provide a forum for discussion in those scientific fields where linguistic and legal interests converge, and to facilitate integration between linguists, computer scientists and lawyers from all around the world. The conference will be held over three days, from 24 to 26 June (Friday-Sunday) 2016 in Poznan, Poland.

Call for Papers:

We invite papers on the following topics:

Forensic Lingusitics in General

- (comparative) forensic linguistics
- forensic phonetics
- forensic authorship attribution
- forensic stylistic
- linguists as expert witnesses
- linguistic features of forgeries and counterfeits of public documents

Legal Translation and Court Interpreting:

- legal translation
- court interpreting
- teaching legal translation and court interpreting
- certified translators and interpreters in legal proceedings
- mistranslation and misinterpreting in legal context

Legal Languages and Legal Discourse:

- legal linguistics
- history of legal language
- legal terminology
- legal genres
- EU legal language
- analysis of legal discourse
- structure and semantics of statutes and other legal instruments;
- development of legal languages
- legal and linguistic interpretation of texts formulated in legal language
- teaching legal language
- speech style in the courtroom
- comprehensibility of legal instruments
- Plain Language Campaigns
- linguistic aspects of cross-examination
- technicality in legal language

History of Law and Legal Systems:

- history of legal systems
- comparative study of legal systems
- common law versus civil law countries

Laws of Language:

- language rights
- linguistic minorities and linguistic human rights
- language and disadvantage before the law

Abstract length: 100-200 words

Abstract format:

The informative abstract (for research paper) should have the following structure (please leave the headings in your abstract):

- Purpose of the research
- Scope of the research
- Methods used/Methodology/Approach/Design
- Findings
- Research limitations/implications
- Practical implications
- Originality/value
- Recommendations (if applicable)
- Key words

The descriptive abstract should have the following structure (please leave the headings in your abstract):

- Purpose of the research
- Scope of the research
- Methods used
- Recommendations (if applicable)
- Key words

Means of submission (Such as email attachments, online submissions, etc.): Abstracts should be submitted to the following address: lingua.legisgmail.com

Abstract acceptance notification: 15 March 2016

Call deadline: The abstracts should be sent by the end of February 2016. Submission of full papers: 30 August 2016.



Page Updated: 09-Dec-2015