Conference – Legal Discourse: Forms and Functions, Shanghai 2013

The Third International Conference on Law, Language and Discourse – Legal Discourse: Forms and Functions is to be held at Shanghai’s Jiao Tong University from 3-6 June 2013.

The Third International Conference on Law, Language and Discourse (LLD3), associated with Multicultural Association of Law and Language, invites theoretical studies, applicational cases, and relevant work-in-progress papers related to the theme – “Legal Discourse: Forms and Functions”, including, but not limited to:

  • Law and Argumentation
  • Law and Corpus Linguistics
  • Law and Discourse Analysis
  • Law and Information Technology
  • Law and Literature
  • Law and Logic
  • Law and Philosophy
  • Law and Semantics
  • Law and Society
  • Law and Systemic Functional Linguistics

Abstracts (300-500 words) should be sent to mengchaoo@hotmail.com before 31 Jan 2013. Full papers submitted to Zhen-hua Wang (wong6868@hotmail.com) and Le Cheng (chengle163@hotmail.com) before 30 September 2013 will be peer-reviewed for the publication at International Journal of Law, Language & Discourse.

Scientific Committee
Le Cheng, City University of Hong Kong, HK
Craig Hoffman, Georgetown University Law Centre, USA
Li-jin Sha, China University of Political Science and Law, China
King-kui Sin, City University of Hong Kong, HK
Joseph-G. Turi, International Academy of Linguistic Law, Canada
Anne Wagner, Université du Littoral Côte d’Opale, France
Zhen-hua Wang, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, China

Confirmed speakers
Phil Cameron, Shanghai Institute of Foreign Trade, China
Le Cheng, City University of Hong Kong, HK
Winnie Cheng, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, HK
Jin-bang Du, Guangdong University of Foreign Studies, China
Diana Eades, University of New England, Australia
Qing-lin Ma, Northwest University of Political Science and Law, China
Ji-xian Pang, Zhejiang University
Li-jin Sha, China University of Political Science and Law, China
Richard Sherwin, New York Law School, USA
King-kui Sin, City University of Hong Kong, HK
Anne Wagner, Université du Littoral Côte d’Opale, France
Zhen-hua Wang, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, China
Ning Ye, Zhejiang Police College, China
Su-qing Yu, East China University of Political Science and Law, China

Important Dates
Abstract submission: 31 Jan 2013
Notification of acceptance: 20 Feb 2013
Early-bird registration: 1-31 March 2013

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