Call for Papers – Jurilinguistics II, Seville, Spain

After a successful first edition in 2016, the organisers have decided to continue their initiative in jurilinguistics, looking at “professionalisation in language and law and exploring new areas of study and research”.

The conference, entitled Jurilingüística II: Enfoques Interdisciplinarios en el Estudio de la Lengua y el Derecho / Jurilinguistics II: Interdisciplinary Approaches to the Study of Language and Law, will take place at Universidad Pablo de Olavide Seville, Spain, from 25-26 October 2018.

The organising committee would like to receive proposals for papers and/or panels including but not restricted to the following relevant topics:

  • Legal Translation
  • Court Translation and Interpreting and international asylum seeking
  • Translation and Interpreting at international and European institutions
  • Legal language: research, teaching and learning
  • Legal training for translators and interpreters: regulation, professional and ethical issues of Legal, Sworn and Court Translation
  • Bilingual teaching and/or learning in Law
  • Linguistic research methods applied to Law
  • Terminological research in Law
  • Legal corpus analysis
  • Accessibility in Courts: sign language and other means of accessibility in legal settings
  • Processing and drafting of multilingual documents in international organisations
  • Law and multilingualism: bilingual and multilingual legislation
  • Translation and Interpreting in court settings and international Police cooperation
  • Human rights and language: the right to interpreting
  • Transsystemic approaches to the study of Comparative Law and language
  • Linguistic and intercultural mediation in legal settings
  • Minoritised languages: legal language, terminological normalization, planning

The organisers welcome proposals from professionals and researchers in both disciplines.

Abstract submissions (in English or Spanish) should include a title and a 400-word summary of the paper, along with a brief biography of the author(s). These details should be submitted electronically to jurilinguistica(at)upo.es before 1 March 2018.

Further information can be found on the conference website, and any queries can be sent to above email address for submissions.

Organisers: Juan Jiménez Salcedo (Universidad Pablo de Olavide, Spain), Javier Moreno Rivero (University of California, Los Angeles).

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