23.294, Calls: Forensic Linguistics, Discourse Analysis/Malaysia

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Subject: 23.294, Calls: Forensic Linguistics, Discourse Analysis/Malaysia

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Date: 16-Jan-2012
From: Azirah Hashim [azirahh at um.edu.my]
Subject: Regional Conference of the International Association of Forensic Linguists 2012


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Date: Mon, 16 Jan 2012 13:01:54
From: Azirah Hashim [azirahh at um.edu.my]
Subject: Regional Conference of the International Association of Forensic Linguists 2012

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Full Title: Regional Conference of the International Association of Forensic Linguists 2012 
Short Title: IAFL2012 

Date: 05-Jul-2012 - 07-Jul-2012
Location: Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia 
Contact Person: IAFL2012 Secretariat
Meeting Email: IAFLConf2012 at gmail.com
Web Site: http://umconference.um.edu.my/IAFL2012 

Linguistic Field(s): Discourse Analysis; Forensic Linguistics 

Call Deadline: 29-Feb-2012 

Meeting Description:

Regional Conference of the International Association of Forensic Linguists 2012 (IAFL2012)

Objectives:

This conference aims to explore and share research developments in the field of forensic linguistics and language and the law by: 

- Identifying emerging forensic trends, threats and challenges;
- Discussing issues of language and the law and courtroom practices and 
- Examining the roles of languages and linguistics in forensic studies or contexts.

Theme Areas and Topics:

Language and the Legal Process:

- Language in law 
- Specialist lexis 
- Judicial matters 
- Legislation 
- Arbitration 
- Disputes 
- Proceedings 
- Law enforcement 
- Legal genres

Language as Evidence:

- Text authenticity 
- Authorship attribution 
- Forensic phonetics 
- Forensic linguistics 
- Veracity in language 
- Forensic transcription 
- Plagiarism

Language, Crime and Law:

- Pragmatics of police interrogations 
- Order in the courtroom 
- Judges and juries 
- Expert witnesses 
- Islamic courts 
- Court interpreting 

Other Related Sub-Themes:

- Applied linguistics in law 
- Discourse analysis of legal resources 
- Historical developments 
- Variations in courts/countries/jurisdictions 
- Intercultural matters 
- Human rights 

2nd Call for Papers:

The organisers cordially invite papers addressing the conference topics for a 20-minute oral presentation and another 10 minutes for questions and answers. Please submit a 250-300-word abstract and 60-word biography to the Secretariat and provide your full name and title, your university or departmental affiliation and the title of your paper.
 
Secretariat email: IAFLConf2012 at gmail.com

Updates:

Abstract submission deadline: February 29, 2012 (extended)
Notification of abstract acceptance: By March 15, 2012





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