Past events

Foundation ceremony of the AALL

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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

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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
(http://www.iafl.org/conffullposts.php?id=123)