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Título:The 14th Biennial Conference of the International Association of Forensic Linguists (IAFL2019)
Entidades organizadoras:International Association of Forensic Linguists; RMIT
Lugar de celebración:Melbourne, Australia
Fecha de inicio:1 de julio de 2019
Fecha de finalización:5 de julio de 2019
Circular Nº:1
Contacto:Georgina Heydon,
DescripciónThe Conference will cover the following themes:

- Language and the legal process: Courtroom, police and prison discourse; Investigative interviewing; Power and the law; The comprehensibility of legal documents; Interviews with vulnerable witnesses in the legal system.
Linguistic evidence and investigative linguistics: Forensic phonetics and speaker identification; Forensic transcription and covert recordings; Forensic stylistics; Linguistic determination of nationality; Authorship analysis; Plagiarism; Trademark disputes; Consumer product warnings; Deception and fraud.

- Interpreting and translating in legal contexts: Multilingual matters in legal contexts; Linguistic disadvantage before the law; Language minorities and the legal system.

- The language of the law: The history of legal languages; Legal genres; Critical approaches to legal languages;.Language policy and language rights; Offensive language.

- Education and training: The role of literacy in legal languages; Language education for law professionals; School-based program for language awareness.

- Other Related Sub-Themes: Computational Forensic Linguistics; Cybercrime; Online identities and interactive multimodal communication; Multimodal approaches to forensic linguistics; Intercultural mediation; Comparative law.

Abstracts are invited for individual papers, and posters. The deadline for abstract submission is 4:00 p.m. on 15th February, 2019 (AEDT; UTC+11). If you need to renew your membership or create a guest account, you should do so at least 3 hours before the submissions deadline, to allow for changes to take place in the system. Requests relating to membership or guest accounts later than this may mean that you are unable to submit your abstract by the deadline.

ABSTRACTS: Abstracts of no more than 250 words are invited which address one or more of the conference themes.

INDIVIDUAL PAPERS: Papers are formal presentations on a contribution of original knowledge by one or more authors within a thirty-minute period, including 20 minutes for presentation and 10 minutes for discussion. Paper presentations will be organized into sessions of 2-3 papers grouped by strand or theme.
All presenters must present their work during their scheduled time. No time changes will be allowed even if the previous presenter is absent or has finished early. Each presenter must make sure that they respect their allocated time in order to allow for the other presenters in the session to set up their equipment and start on time.

POSTERS: Poster presentations are intended for face-to-face discussions of research. Posters are especially effective for information that can be presented visually (e.g. charts, graphs, tables, diagrams). Prospective presenters are encouraged to consider posters, because of the opportunity they provide for extended discussion with other researchers. There will be a designated poster session scheduled, and presenters are required to be present at their posters during the session. For the rest of the period, presenters may choose to stay at their poster board at their discretion.

Abstracts must be submitted via ConfTool
Some basic guidelines are provided below and specific instructions for using the submission tool can be found on the submission website. If you are submitting an abstract you will be required to create a user account. You can create a user account first and submit your abstract at another time.
Área temática:Lingüística forense
ProgramaConfirmed Keynote Speakers
Chris Heffer (Cardiff University)
Janny Leung (University of Hong Kong)
Michael Walsh (AIATSIS Centre for Australian Languages, University of Sydney)
Comité científicoGeorgina Heydon
Ikuko Nakane
Peter Gray
Greg Reinhardt
Plazo de envío de propuestas: hasta el15 de febrero de 2019
Lengua(s) oficial(es) del evento:English,
Remitente:Ikuko Nakane
Institución: University of Melbourne
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Fecha de publicación en Infoling:15 de enero de 2019

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