Call for papers – Canadian Symposium on Language and Law

A Canadian Symposium on Language and Law will take place at York University, Toronto, Canada from 16-18 June 2023.

The Canadian Symposium on Language and Law will draw together both researchers and practitioners from all areas of language and law (e.g., linguistics, psychology, sociolegal studies, policing, law) and those working within the often siloed subfields such as jurilinguistique, jurilinguistics, legal linguistics, and forensic linguistics, in order to build a research network that will facilitate the coalescence and growth of the field in Canada and will address Canadian justice issues. Continue reading

Conference teaser… Cambridge is the venue for W2D2023

Cambridge, England, is the location for the upcoming WordstoDeeds conference “Legal Translation and Risk” from 28 to 29 January 2023. Today I wanted to give you a taste of the place we’ll be going to – maybe you’ll even be tempted to book and stay a few days longer!

(On the right you can see the famous ‘Mathematical Bridge’ allegedly designed by Isaac Newton, see here and here.) Continue reading

W2D2023 – Full steam ahead!

I am delighted to announce that the conference programme for the conference “Legal Translation and Risk” is now fully final, and we are good to go for Saturday 28 to Sunday 29 January 2023.

Don’t miss out, if you don’t have a place yet, register now!

To make this conference another roaring success and make sure it raises awareness of legal translation globally and across all sectors, please share this news in any way you can – not just to legal translators but to lawyers and anyone with a stake in diligently translated legal documents. Continue reading

5th International Conference on Economic, Business, Financial and Institutional Translation

The University of Alicante, Spain, is hosting the 5th International Conference on Economic, Business, Financial and Institutional Translation (ICEBFIT) from 29 to 30 June 2023

“Professional translation performed for users in the business world is a heterogeneous practice, essential to keep the economy working, continuously exposed to unpredictable world events and, consequently, in constant evolution. Continue reading

Call for abstracts: La traduction juridique – De et vers le français, regards lexiculturels

Un appel à communication est lancé pour le prochain colloque international organisé à l’Université de Lorraine à Nancy, France, les 4 et 5 mai 2023.

Les propositions de communication (en français ou en anglais) peuvent être envoyées avant le 30 novembre 2022.

La traduction juridique – De et vers le français : regards lexiculturels

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Call for abstracts – Fifth International Legal Linguistics Workshop

The fifth International Legal Linguistics Workshop (ILLWS22) will be held on 10 December 2022 online and co-hosted by the Austrian Association of Legal Linguistics (AALL) and the Department of African Language Studies at the University of the Western Cape, South Africa.

The focus of the workshop is legal linguistics under the theme “Legal Linguistics around the Globe”. It will primarily address, but is not limited to, questions such as: Continue reading