Renewed Call for Papers for 2008 Forensic Linguistics Conference, China

Dr. Vijay Bhatia has been added to the list of Keynote speakers.
 
Call for Papers
International Conference on Forensic Linguistics
November 7th-8th , 2008
Guangdong University of Foreign Studies, China
The International Conference on Forensic Linguistics and the Biennial Conference of the China Association of Forensic Linguistics will be held at Guangdong University of Foreign Studies (GDUFS), Guangzhou, Guangdong Province, China. The conference is sponsored and organized by the Center for Linguistics and Applied Linguistics, GDUFS. The conference aims to promote the development of research on forensic linguistics and the construction of legal system in China and provide an international forum for exchanging ideas within the field of forensic linguistics. Relevant information is as follows.
 
1. Under the theme of Forensic Linguistics in the 21st Century: Research and Application, the conference topics are mainly concerned with the following issues:
Theoretical research on forensic linguistics
Legal discourse analysis
Legal translation and court interpreting
The application of legal language research
Legal language teaching
The construction of legal corpus
Forensic phonetics
 
2. Keynote speakers:
Professor Malcolm Coulthard, Aston University, UK
Professor Roger Shuy, Georgetown University, USA
Dr. Vijay Bhatia, Visiting Professor in the City University of Hong Kong
 
3. Papers are hereby warmly invited, together with abstracts (around 300 words in English or 600 characters in Chinese). Please list (1) title of the paper, (2) name(s) of the author(s), (3) affiliation(s), (4) mailing address(es), (5) email address(es) and (6) telephone number.
 
4. The deadline for submitting papers is June 30th, 2008. All submissions will be carefully reviewed before final invitation letters are sent to participants.
 
5. Please email your submission to: gpphd@mail.gdufs.edu.cn or send it to the Center for Linguistics and Applied Linguistics, Guangdong University of Foreign Studies, Guangzhou, Guangdong Province, China, 510420.
 
6. For information, please call Ms. Xiao (0086-20-36207201) or Ms. Zhang (0086-20-36207202)
 
 
8. Other detailed information of the conference will be given in the formal invitation.
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About Weiming Liu

forensic linguistics researcher
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