Fourth Roundtable in Forensic Linguistics & Phonetics, Mainz, Germany

mainz antiquaThe Germanic Society of Forensic Linguistics (GSFL) is holding its Fourth Roundtable in Forensic Linguistics & Phonetics in Mainz, Germany from 27-28 August 2016, preceded by a Student and Emerging Scholars’ Day on 26th August.

It aims to “provide forensic linguistics/forensic phonetics researchers, educators, and practitioners the opportunity to present and discuss their work within an interdisciplinary, supportive, and respectful scholarly environment”.

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Symposium – Why is legal language so complicated? (London, UK)

handwritingOn 29 June 2016, the Institute of Advanced Legal Studies in London (UK), in association with the University of Palermo, Sicily, Dipartimento di Studi Europei e dell’integrazione internazionale (DEMS), offers a symposium entitled “Why is legal language so complicated? Legislative drafters and linguists compare notes“.

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Course on Contract Translation, Trieste, Italy

latestI have just been informed that the Department of Legal, Language, Interpreting and Translation Studies at the University of Trieste in Italy is organising a course for professional translators entitled “Translating contracts from English into Italian” from 27 June to 1 July 2016. The deadline for registration is in 5 days, so hurry, hurry!

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