LINGUIST List 26.5603

Thu Dec 17 2015

Calls: Discourse Analysis, General Ling, Pragmatics/UK

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Date: 17-Dec-2015
From: Piotr Jagodzinski <>
Subject: Linguistic Im/politeness, Aggression and Rudeness Conference
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Full Title: Linguistic Im/politeness, Aggression and Rudeness Conference
Short Title: LIAR IV

Date: 12-Jul-2016 - 14-Jul-2016
Location: Manchester UK, United Kingdom
Contact Person: Piotr Jagodzinski
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >
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Linguistic Field(s): Discourse Analysis; General Linguistics; Pragmatics

Call Deadline: 31-Jan-2016

Meeting Description:

Linguistic Im/politeness and Rudeness IV
To be held at Manchester Metropolitan University, UK
12th—14th July, 2016

Theme: Intra-, Inter– and Cross Cultural Im/Politeness

Confirmed keynote speakers:

Dr Claire Hardaker (Lancaster University, UK) Dr Rosina Marquez- Reiter (University of Surrey, UK), Mr Cliff Lansley (EIA, UK), Professor Yongpin Ran (Guangdong University of Foreign Studies, China), Professor Lésmer Montecino (Pontificia Universidad Catolica de Chile, Chile)

The present conference continues the tradition and builds on the success of previous Politeness and Impoliteness symposia organised internationally since 1999. It is the fourth in the series of conferences themed to Linguistic Impoliteness Rudeness, and Aggression (LIAR IV), and the first one to be hosted at Manchester Metropolitan University. The conference is designed to provide a platform for the presentation of the latest findings in im/politeness studies for researchers coming from different parts of the world, applying various methodologies, and coming from diverse research and applied, practice-led traditions.

This conference is to be hosted at MMU on behalf of the Linguistic Politeness Research Group:
Organising committee: Professor Dawn Archer, Professor Jonathan Culpeper, Dr Derek Bousfield, Dr Piotr Jagodziński.

Call for Papers:

Deadline for abstracts: 31 January 2016

300 word abstracts for panels, individual papers, or poster presentations should be submitted to Dr. Piotr Jagodziński at

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