LINGUIST List 29.3848

Fri Oct 05 2018

Calls: Applied Linguistics, Discourse Analysis/Australia

Editor for this issue: Everett Green <>

Date: 02-Oct-2018
From: Jonathan Crichton <>
Subject: 17th International Conference on Communication, Medicine and Ethics
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Full Title: 17th International Conference on Communication, Medicine and Ethics
Short Title: COMET

Date: 26-Jun-2019 - 28-Jun-2019
Location: Adelaide, Australia
Contact Person: Melanie Moffat
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >
Web Site:

Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics; Discourse Analysis

Call Deadline: 20-Dec-2018

Meeting Description:

The COMET conference brings together scholars from different disciplinary backgrounds involving diverse healthcare specialisations and the human and social sciences. A special emphasis is on the dissemination of ongoing research in language/discourse/communication studies in relation to healthcare education, patient participation and professional ethics.

Plenary Speakers include:

- Professor Phyllis Butow, School of Psychology, University of Sydney
- Professor Charlotte Rees, Monash Centre for Scholarship in Health Education, Monash University
- Professor Srikant Sarangi, Danish Institute of Humanities and Medicine, Aalborg University
- Professor Howard Waitzkin, Dept of Sociology, University of New Mexico; Dept of Medicine, University of Illinois

The Pre-COMET Masterclass, led by Prof. Srikant Sarangi, is scheduled for 25 June 2019

Call for Papers:

The submission for proposals is now open. The deadline for submission is Thursday 20 December 2018. Proposals must be submitted via email to

Proposals include panels, individual presentations (oral or poster) and work-in-progress roundtables.

For all submissions, please follow the guidelines and use the relevant submission template which can be downloaded at - (Call For Proposals Tab)

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