Past events

Panel discussion series: Language and Law (Part 1)


15th March 2018  //  19:00  //  Büchereien Wien, Urban-Loritz-Platz 2a, 1070 Vienna

This event was in German.

Language and Law – Part 1

Wie nahe ist das Recht am Bürger? | »Verrechtlichung« und »Partizipative Lücke« im Österreichischen Recht

With Eva Huber (Rechtspraktikantin im OLG Sprengel Wien); Aysun Salvatore (Steuerberatungskanzlei Vienna CityTax) and Daniel Leisser (Leiter der Österreichischen Gesellschaft für Rechtslinguistik)

Moderation: Doha Nasr (Studentin der Rechtswissenschaften)

In cooperation with the Büchereien Wien.

Foundation ceremony of the AALL


30th September 2017, Vienna, AALL (ÖGRL)

On the 30th September, the AALL celebrated its foundation with a ceremony including talks by Daniel Leisser, Doha Nasr, Peter Eschig and Annie Heini.

Below are some photos of the event:

GSFL Roundtable


24th – 27th August 2017, Copenhagen, GSFL

We would like to draw attention to the Fifth Annual Roundtable on Forensic Linguistics and Phonetics which will take place from 24th to the 27th of August in Copenhagen, Denmark.

FORENSIC LINGUISTICS: authorship analysis; text comparison; plagiarism detection; linguistic profiling; discourse and speech act; corpus analysis of forensic texts (e.g. confessions, courtroom transcripts, police protocols, suicide letters, threatening letters); the language of (violent) offenders and/or victims;

FORENSIC PHONETICS: speaker discrimination; perceptual speaker identification; earwitnesses; intra- and interspeaker variation; automatic speaker recognition; cross-linguistic voice recognition;

FL/FP AND THE LAW: courtroom interpreting and translating; language testing for citizenship and asylum cases; language minorities and the law; cross-lingual legal discourse analysis; investigative interviewing and/or interrogative practices; deception detection; statutory interpretation;

FL/FP AND EDUCATION: developing FL/FP curricula; FL/FP instructional materials; developing international ties between researchers and practitioners; teaching ethical and professional standards.

For more information, please visit the GSFL website here.

Source: International Association for Forensic Linguistics