[lg policy] call: Language of Medicine

Harold Schiffman hfsclpp at GMAIL.COM
Mon Nov 21 14:55:31 UTC 2011

Language of Medicine

Date: 10-May-2012 - 11-May-2012
Location: Rijeka, Croatia
Contact Person: Anamarija Gjuran-Coha
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >
Web Site: http://www.medri.hr

Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics; Discourse Analysis;
Pragmatics; Semantics; Sociolinguistics

Call Deadline: 22-Jan-2012

Meeting Description:

The conference 'The Language of Medicine - From its Genesis to the
Culture and Ethics of Communication' will be hosted by the Department
of Social Sciences and Medical Humanities, Faculty of Medicine,
University of Rijeka, Rijeka, Croatia from May 10-11, 2012.

Call for Papers:

The conference aims at bringing together scholars from all linguistic
subfields working on any aspects of language and medicine, as well as
others from interdisciplinary backgrounds to discuss the relationships
between language, medicine and ethics.

These include, but are by no means limited to the following topics:

- History and development of the language of medicine
- Medical and healthcare terminology
- Medical discourse
- Communication in medicine and healthcare
- Cultural aspects related to the language of medicine
- Semantic approach to the language of medicine
- Sociolinguistics of the language of medicine
- Contemporary challenges of neurolinguistics
- Psycholinguistics and the language of medicine
- Cognitive linguistic approach to the language of medicine
- Sign language
- Ethics of medical communication
- Political correctness in medicine
- Pragmalinguistic approach to the language of medicine
- Medical translations
- Teaching the language of medicine
- Acquisition of medical register

The selected topic may be approached from one or more perspectives.

Deadline for abstract submission: January 22, 2012

Please send us the following information by the submission deadline:

Title of the paper in English
Abstract (up to 200 words) in English
Full name
Institution address


agjuranmedri.hr or arijana.kriskovicmedri.hr


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