LINGUIST List 29.687

Mon Feb 12 2018

Calls: Applied Ling, Forensic Ling, Gen Ling, Phonetics, Translation/UK

Editor for this issue: Kenneth Steimel <>

Date: 12-Feb-2018
From: Dr. I. M. Nick <>
Subject: Germanic Society for Forensic Linguistics
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Full Title: Germanic Society for Forensic Linguistics
Short Title: GSFL2018

Date: 02-Aug-2018 - 05-Aug-2018
Location: York, United Kingdom
Contact Person: Dr. I. M. Nick
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >
Web Site:

Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics; Forensic Linguistics; General Linguistics; Phonetics; Translation

Call Deadline: 15-Mar-2018

Meeting Description:

The Germanic Society for Forensic Linguistics (GSFL) is pleased to announce its first call for papers for its 6th annual conference to be held from August 2-5, 2017 in York, England. This year’s conference is being held in conjunction with the University of York.

Invited topics for paper and poster abstracts include but are not limited to the following areas:

- Forensic Phonetics and Acoustics
- Forensic Linguistics; Language and Law
- Translation and Interpreting
- FL/FP and Education.

Furthermore, in keeping with the GSFL’s commitment to supporting both FP and FL, in 2018, we especially encourage joint-submissions from FP and FL researchers working together as well as submissions that showcase work which has relevance for both FL and FP.

Confirmed Guest Speakers:

1. Dr. Tina Cambier-Langeveld (University of Leiden, The Netherlands)
2. Dr. Peter French (J P French Associates, United Kingdom)
3. Dr. Christin Kirchhübel (J P French Associates, United Kingdom)
4. Dr. Samuel Larner (Manchester Metropolitan University, United Kingdom)
5. Dr. Dominic Watt (University of York, United Kingdom)

Call for Papers:

All interested authors are requested to submit a 250-word abstract by March 15, 2018 at .

Submissions may examine any language but preference will be given to abstracts investigating a Germanic language (i.e. English, German, Danish, Norwegian, Swedish, Dutch, Afrikaans, Icelandic, Frisian, Yiddish, etc.).

Submissions must be in either English, German, or Danish. To encourage continuing interest in FL and FP, students are also warmly encouraged to attend the Emerging Scholars’ Day on August 2, 2018.

Should you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact GSFL President, Dr. I. M. Nick (

We look forward to welcoming you!

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