LINGUIST List 31.3793

Wed Dec 09 2020

Calls: Forensic Ling/Spain

Editor for this issue: Lauren Perkins <>

Date: 07-Dec-2020
From: Victoria Guillén Nieto <>
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Date: 07-Sep-2021 - 09-Sep-2021
Location: Alicante, Spain
Contact Person: Victoria Guillén NIeto
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >
Web Site:

Linguistic Field(s): Forensic Linguistics

Call Deadline: 20-Jan-2021

Meeting Description:

Title: Language and Law in the Age of Migration

Date: 7-9 September 2021

Conference Chair: Victoria Guillén-Nieto

Local Organising Committee: José Mateo-Martínez, Francisco Yus-Ramos, Miguel Ángel Campos-Pardillos, Isabel Balteiro-Fernández, Sara Prieto-García-Cañedo, José Antonio Sánchez-Fajardo, Dyango Bonsignore-Fouquets, María Martínez Lirola

Thematic areas & Coordinators:
1. Language as the mirror of human rights issues in law and legal discourse. Coordinator: Frances Olsen (UCLA)
2. Inequality, discrimination and violence in language and law. Coordinator: Victoria Guillén (University of Alicante)
3. Experimental approaches to language, law and human rights. Coordinators: Benedikt Pirker & Jennifer Smolka (University of Fribourg)
4. The migrant’s language rights. Coordinator: Anne Lisa Kjaer (University of Copenhagen)
5. Interpretation of migrant laws. Coordinator: Ralph Poscher (University of Freiburg)
6. Philosophy of law. Coordinator: Tomasz Gizbert-Studnicki (Jagellonian University, Krakow)
7. Pragmatics of legal discourse. Coordinator: Dieter Stein (Heinrich-Heine University, Düsseldorf)
8. Free speech in the arts – Coordinator: Anna Arzoumanov (Sorbonne University)
9. Discourse analytic approaches to power and justice in language and law. Coordinator: Meizhen Liao (Central China Normal University, Wuhan)
10. Historical perspectives on legal pragmatics. Coordinator: Barbara Kryk-Kastovsky, (University of Vienna)

ILLA Steering Committee: Frances Olsen (UCLA) (President for the area of law), Victoria Guillén-Nieto (President for the area of Linguistics), Felix Tripps (Assistant Manager), Friedemann Vogel (University of Siegen), Dieter Stein (Heinrich-Heine University, Dusseldorf), Anne Lisa Kjaer (University of Copenhagen), Ralph Poscher (University of Freiburg), Janet Giltrow (University of British Columbia, Canada), Benedikt Pirker (University of Fribourg)

Administration: Fundación General (UA) — Escuela de Negocios

Call for Papers:

The call for papers is open from 1 October 2020 and will be closed on 20 January 2021. Abstract submission procedures are web-based (email attachments will not be accepted). Please note that abstracts should deal with research that is clearly in progress (if not yet completed). Please make sure that your abstract includes the following information:
1 Purpose statement
2 Research problem
3 State of the art
4 Hypotheses or research questions
5 Description of the methods, instruments and tools
6 Summary of the main conclusions or statement about the relevance and potential impact of the piece of research
7 References (up to five).

Guidelines for abstract submission:
- Title (14pt Times New Roman, bold type)
- Text (12pt Times New Roman)
- Length: No more nor less than 500 words
- Keywords: up to five keywords separated by a semicolon
- Language: English
- Please follow APA style
Note: Failure to follow the guidelines may be a reason for abstract rejection.

Abstract submission: from 1 October to 20 January 2021

Deadline for abstract submission: 20 January 2021

When the abstract is ready for submission, please click on the label for submission, select one of the ten thematic areas, and follow the steps for abstract submission: 1 Metatext, 2 Title, 3 Anonymised abstract, and 4 Keywords).

Abstracts will go through a blind peer-review process. Authors should receive notification about the result of the blind peer-review process by 1 February.

Submit your abstracts here:

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