Symposium – Realities of Jurilinguistics in Canada

For the 14th Annual Institute of Jurilinguistics, the Paul-André Crépeau Centre for Private and Comparative Law and the three other Canadian centres of jurilinguistics — the Centre for Legal Translation and Documentation (Ottawa), the Centre de traduction et de terminologie juridiques (Moncton) and the Centre de ressources en français juridique (Saint-Boniface) — will join the McGill School of Continuing Studies to host the event, Realities of Jurilinguistics in Canada. on Friday 19 March 2021 from 1 pm to 4 pm Eastern Standard Time.

This bilingual event will explore the daily realities of balancing language and law in Canada, with sessions offered by professionals from diverse sectors related to jurilinguistics.

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Conference – Spotlight on Courts

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

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Legal Translation / Language & Law Conferences Round-up

With the situation being so changeable at the moment, I thought it might be useful to collect together a list of conferences of interest to readers of this blog, with the current messages on their status/dates.

Please feel free to write in with any more information you would like to share. I will also add conferences and updates to this post as I become aware of them.

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Seminar – Language and Translation at International Courts, Copenhagen, Denmark

On Thursday, 21 June 2018, from 1pm to 4.45 pm, the Faculty of Law at the University of Copenhagen, Demark presents a public seminar entitled From ‘Texts in the Making’ to Authoritative Judgments. This is part of the iCourts initiative, the Danish National Research Foundation’s Centre of Excellence for International Courts. Continue reading

Conference – Economic, Business, Financial and Institutional Translation III, Alicante, Spain

The University of Alicante in Spain is holding the third International Conference of Economic, Business, Financial and Institutional Translation from 27 to 29 June 2018,  following successful conferences in 2014 (University of Alicante) and 2016 (University of Quebec at Trois-Rivières). Continue reading

Conference – EULETA Legal English, Split, Croatia

The conference of the European Legal English Teachers’ Association (EULETA) is being held from Thursday 27 September 2018 to Saturday 29 September 2018 at the Faculty of Law, University of Split, Croatia. Although its focus is the teaching of Legal English, it will in fact deal with all things related to English for Legal Purposes/English for law-related professions.

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Conference – Eurolanguage in Private International Law, Tarragona, Spain

A conference entitled “Eurolanguage in Private International Law. Legislating, translating and applying“/ “Eurolenguaje en Derecho internacional privado. Legislar, traducir y aplicar” will be held on 14 June 2018 at the Faculty of Law, Universitat Rovira i Virgili in Tarragona, Spain. Continue reading