27.4930, Calls: Applied Linguistics/Norway

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Subject: 27.4930, Calls: Applied Linguistics/Norway

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Date: Thu, 01 Dec 2016 15:22:41
From: Gisle Andersen [gisle.andersen at nhh.no]
Subject: 21st Conference on Language for Specific Purposes

Full Title: 21st Conference on Language for Specific Purposes 
Short Title: LSP2017 

Date: 28-Jun-2017 - 30-Jun-2017
Location: Bergen, Norway 
Contact Person: Gisle Andersen
Meeting Email: lsp2017 at nhh.no
Web Site: http://lsp2017.no/ 

Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics 

Call Deadline: 31-Dec-2016 

Meeting Description:

The conference theme for LSP2017 is ''Interdisciplinary knowledge-making:
challenges for LSP research''.

The complexity of many of today’s societal challenges calls for new
methodological approaches and research questions within LSP/professional
discourse studies. We therefore believe that an LSP conference dedicated to
interdisciplinary knowledge-making is a timely undertaking.

The European Symposium on Language for Specific Purposes has for four decades
been a key venue for LSP research and an important meeting ground for
researchers and practitioners from around the world. LSP2017 offers the
possibility to discuss the challenges and opportunities of LSP with an
international audience and learn about cutting edge research within a range of
topics such as domain-specific language, specialized translation, professional
communication within businesses, organisations and academia, terminology and
related technology, corpus studies, language policies and related
socio-cultural issues.

Keynote Speakers:

Kjersti Fløttum, University of Bergen, Norway
Maria Teresa Musacchio, University of Padova, Italy
Paul Thompson, University of Birmingham, UK

2nd Call for Papers:

We invite submissions of abstracts for papers, posters and workshops/colloquia
on any topic relevant to the conference theme.

Full papers will be allowed 30 minutes, including 10 minutes for discussion.
Posters (max. size A0, portrait format) will be on display throughout the

Submission of abstracts: 

Abstracts should be maximum 300 words (exclusive of references) and should
state research questions, approach, method, data and (expected) results.
Abstracts will be peer-reviewed. Please submit abstracts for conference and
workshop presentations through the EasyAbs submission system
(http://linguistlist.org/easyabs/LSP2017). If intended as a workshop
presentation, the abstract should be marked with the relevant workshop
number/title (see conference webpage for more information). 

Proposals for workshop themes should be sent directly to the organisers at
lsp2017 at nhh.no.


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