Past events

2nd International Legal Linguistics Workshop (ILLWS19)

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7th December 2019  //  University of Salzburg

As part of the 45th Austrian Linguistics Conference (ÖLT2019), the 2nd Legal Linguistics Workshop 2019 (ILLWS19), organised by the Austrian Association for Legal Linguistics, took place on the 7th December 2019 at the University of Salzburg.

You can still download the workshop programme here.

Many thanks to our keynote speakers Christian Piska and Maria Pober, and to all of the presenters and participants. We look forward to the next one!

Here you can see some photos from the workshop:

Panel discussion series: Language and Law (Part 6)

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25th November 2019  //  19:00  //  Hauptbücherei Wien, Urban-Loritz-Platz 2a, 1070 Wien

This event will be in German

Language and Law – Part 6

Sprache, Recht und Religionsfreiheit

With Thomas Prügl (University of Vienna); Christian Piska (University of Vienna, AALL); Niko Alm (Addendum, Laizismus-Initiative); Carla Amina Baghajati (Islamische Glaubensgemeinschaft in Österreich) and Daniel Leisser (University of Vienna, AALL).

Keynote speech: Natasha Ghulam (University of Vienna)

Moderation: Richard Bonomo (University of Vienna, AALL)

In cooperation with Stadt Wien – Büchereien.

From left to right: Thomas Prügl, Carla Amina Baghajati, Christian Piska, Niko Alm, Richard Bonomo, Daniel Leisser, Natasha Ghulam

Panel discussion:
One Law – 24 Languages:
Multilingual legislative drafting in the EU

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12th June 2019  //  17:00  //  Haus der EU, Wipplingerstraße 35, 1010 Vienna

This event was in German

One Law – 24 Languages

Multilingual legislative drafting in the EU

What makes multilingual legislation so difficult? Where exactly are the challenges, and how can they be addressed? Would a Lingua Franca be the better solution?

With Christian Piska (University of Vienna); Mira Kadric-Scheiber (University of Vienna), Alfred Stratil (Ministerialrat i.R. / AALL), Daniel Leisser (AALL) and Thomas Weber (European Parliament).

Moderation: Irene Böhm (University of Vienna / AALL).

In cooperation with the Haus der EU.

From left to right: Thomas Weber, Christian Piska, Daniel Leisser, Mira Kadric-Scheiber, Irene Böhm, Claudia Kropf, Alfred Stratil

Panel discussion series: Language and Law (Part 5)

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2nd April 2019  //  19:00  //  Büchereien Wien, Urban-Loritz-Platz 2a, 1070 Vienna

This event was in German.

Language and Law – Part 5

Sprache, Recht und Geschlecht

With Tinou Ponzer (Verein intergeschlechtlicher Menschen Österreich); Maria Pober (University of Vienna / Österreichische Orient-Gesellschaft) and Daniel Leisser (AALL).

Moderation: Vanessa Krebs (AALL).

In cooperation with the Büchereien Wien.

From left to right: Maria Pober, Daniel Leisser, Vanessa Krebs, Tinou Ponzer

Panel discussion series: Language and Law (Part 4)

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12th December 2018  //  19:00  //  Büchereien Wien, Urban-Loritz-Platz 2a, 1070 Vienna

This event was in German.

Language and Law – Part 4

Sprache und Privatsphäre

With Nikolaus Forgó (University of Vienna); Barbara Prainsack (University of Vienna), Stefan Knotzer (Danube University Krems) and Daniel Leisser (AALL).

Moderation: Aysun Salvatore (AALL)

In Kooperation mit den Büchereien Wien

From left to right: Barbara Prainsack, Nikolaus Forgó, Aysun Salvatore, Stefan Knotzer, Daniel Leisser

International Legal Linguistics Workshop 2018 (ILLWS18)

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26th – 28th October 2018  //  Leopold-Franzens-Universität, Innsbruck

As part of the 44th Austrian Linguistics Conference (ÖLT2018) from 26th – 28th October 2018, the 1st Legal Linguistics Workshop 2018 (ILLWS18) took place, organised by the Austrian Association for Legal Linguistics.

Among the many presentations that were given during the workshop, the following were given by members of the AALL:

  • Peter EschigWhat lawyers want – praktische Herausforderungen bei der Übersetzungstätigkeit für Juristen
  • Vanessa KrebsDie Auslegungsbedürftigkeit unbestimmter Rechtsbegriffe – Eine Herausforderung für JunglehrerInnen
  • Aysun Salvatore: Strategische Vagheit in österreichischen Arbeitsverträgen
  • Daniel LeisserLinguistic indeterminacy and online privacy policies: a corpusbased analysis of strategic vagueness in the wake of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)
  • Martin DunklCorporate Code – Wege zu einer klaren und unverwechselbaren Unternehmenssprache
  • Victoria Ameringer & Daniel LeisserLegal Aptitude and Working Memory: an Interdisciplinary Account of Legal Language Processing

You can see the whole programme of the conference here.

Panel discussion series: Language and Law (Part 3)

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8th October 2018  //  19:00  //  Büchereien Wien, Urban-Loritz-Platz 2a, 1070 Vienna

This event was in German.

Language and Law – Part 3

Sprache und Recht in der Schule

With Gertrude Brinek (Volksanwaltschaft Vienna); Christian Piska (University of Vienna), Heidemarie Schrodt (BildungGrenzenlos), Roland Reichart-Mückstein (OPENschool) and Daniel Leisser (AALL).

Moderation: Doha Nasr (University of Vienna)

In cooperation with the Büchereien Wien.

Left to right: Heidemarie Schrodt, Christian Piska, Doha Nasr, Daniel Leisser, Gertrude Brinek, Roland Reichard-Mückstein

Panel discussion series: Language and Law (Part 2)

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16th May 2018  //  19:00  //  Büchereien Wien, Urban-Loritz-Platz 2a, 1070 Vienna

This event was in German.

Language and Law – Part 2

Schuldspruch ohne Hauptverhandlung? | Autorität und Sprache im Strafrecht

With Alfred Stratil (Ministerialrat i. R.); Martin Dunkl (Fachbuchautor) and Daniel Leisser (Leiter der Österreichischen Gesellschaft für Rechtslinguistik)

Moderation: Irene Böhm (University of Vienna)

In cooperation with the Büchereien Wien.

Left to right: Alfred Stratil, Irene Böhm, Martin Dunkl, Daniel Leisser

Panel discussion series: Language and Law (Part 1)

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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.

Left to right: Doha Nasr, Eva Huber, Aysun Salvatore, Daniel Leisser

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: