The Faculty of Philology at the University of Lodz, Poland, is organising an online conference entitled “Spotlight on Courts: judges and their discourse from a multidisciplinary perspective”. It is the second Focus Workshop of the International Language and Law Association (ILLA) which was relaunched in 2017.
The conference runs from 4-5 March 2021, features a stellar cast of speakers, and includes three half-day sessions with the following panels:
- judicial discourse and its construal
- views on judges and courts: constructing identities and reflecting perceptions through discursive practices
- judicial argumentation and evaluation
- clarify in judicial discourse
- judicial interpretation
“The aim of this conference is to create the opportunity for scholars working otherwise in different disciplines to share their views and insights into various dimensions underlying contemporary judicial discourse. The organisers seek to bring together lawyers (academics as well as practitioners), political scientists, legal linguists, media specialists, sociologists, etc. to consider a wide range of court-related phenomena and processes.”
The conference will be held online hosted on the Microsoft Teams platform. There is no conference fee but registration is required (to register, send an email to Stanisław Goźdź-Roszkowski firstname.lastname@example.org before 28 February 2021.