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Wednesday, September 6th, 2017 (Pre-Conference Workshop)

Time     Subject

09:00
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18:00

    Workshop on “Forensic linguistics: new procedures and standards”
Chair: Carole E. Chaski (Georgetown, US), Victoria Guillén Nieto (Alicante, Spain), Hannes Kniffka (University of Bonn, Germany), Dieter Stein (Düsseldorf, Germany)
Location: “Liefmannhaus”, Goethestraße 33-35, 79100 Freiburg
Paper presentation:
Corpora
(1) A Spanish Corpus for Forensic Linguistic Research
Ángela Almela Sánchez-Lafuente (CUD-San Javier, Spain), Gema Alcaraz Mármol (Universidad de Castilla-La Mancha, Spain), Victoria Guillén Nieto (Universidad de Alicante, Spain), Arancha García Pinar (Universidad de Cartagena, Spain), Lourdes Cerezo García (Universidad de Murcia, Spain), Clara Pallejá López (Universidad de Murcia, Spain), Carole E. Chaski  (Institute for Linguistic Evidence, US)
(2) Differentiating the Language of Domestic Abusers
Ángela Almela Sánchez-Lafuente (CUD-San Javier, Spain), Gema Alcaraz Mármol (Universidad de Castilla-La Mancha, Spain), Pascual Cantos Gomez (Universidad de Murcia, Spain), Carole E. Chaski (Institute for Linguistic Evidence, US)
Style and Language
(3) Style and Authorship
Carole E. Chaski (Institute for Linguistic Evidence, US)
(4) Approaches to style in qualitative authorship analysis
Eilika Fobbe (Heiligengrabe, Germany)
(5) Levels of linguistic description in repetition effects associated with ‘successful’ and ‘unsuccessful’ dialogue
Carl Vogel (Dublin, Ireland)
(6) Giving Expert Opinion and Real Life. Some Sociolinguistic Comments to Authorship Analysis
Hannes Kniffka (Freiburg im Breigau, Germany)
Language as Crime
(7) ‘If words matter...’ – Linguistic evidence in criminal trials
Julia Muschalik (University of Düsseldorf, Germany)
(8) ’Defamation’ as a language crime
Victoria Guillén Nieto (Universidad de Alicante, Spain)
(9) Conceptualizations of apologies and their legal relevance
Klaus Peter Schneider (University of Bonn, Germany)
(10) Child abuse: the linguistics of reliability in non-adult witnesses
Beate Daber, Martina Nicklaus and Dieter Stein (University of Düsseldorf, Germany)
(11) Influences of felicitous and non-felicitous presuppositions on belief in French
Elizabeth Allyn Smith and Myriam Raymond-Tremblay (University of Montréal, Canada)
Forensic Phonetics
(12) Voice profiling: forensic phonetics applied in the case of the clumsy kidnapper
Gea de Jong-Lendle (University of Marburg, Germany)
18:30     Come together
Room: TBA.

 

Thursday, September 7th, 2017

Time   Form   Topic – Speaker – Chair – Location
08:30   Plenary   Conference Office
Room: TBA.
09:30   Plenary   Welcome and Introduction
Friedemann Vogel (Freiburg im Breisgau, Germany)
Room: TBA.
10:00   Plenary
(Keynote)
  Legal Linguistics in the US: looking back and looking forward (working title)
Prof. Dr. Lawrence Solan (Brooklyn Law School, New York, US)
Chair: Friedemann Vogel (Freiburg im Breisgau, Germany)
Room: TBA.
11:00   Plenary
(Keynote)
  The practice of the law across modes and media: Challenges and opportunities for legal linguists
Prof. Dr. Ruth Breeze (University of Navarre, Spain)
Chair: Friedemann Vogel (Freiburg im Breisgau, Germany)
Room: TBA.
12:00   Lunch Break
13:30   Panel Talks   EU Legal Culture and Translation
Legal theory and logic as prerequisites for (quality in) legal translation
Anna Jopek-Bosiacka (Warsaw, Poland)
The migration of constitutional concepts: four ‘translation curios’
Sophie Boyron (Birmingham, UK)
Interaction of law and language in the EU: challenges of translating in multilingual environment
Aleksandra Cavoski (Birmingham, UK)
Chair: Łucja Biel  (Warsaw, Poland); Vilelmini Sosoni (Corfu, Greece)
Room: TBA.
Legislation and  Language Rights
The creation of laws in a multilingual environment – Case study of the 19th century Belgian situation
Marie Bourguignon (Leuven, Belgium)
Coherence in legislative texts – Can it be done, and how?
Stefan Höfler (Zurich, Switzerland)
Communicating Language Rights in a Diachronic Perspective
Lelija Socanac (Zagreb, Croatia)
Chair: TBA.
Room: TBA.
15:00   Coffee Break
15:30   Panel Talks   EU Legal Culture and Translation
Translating in the EU: Investigating the effect of translation manuals and  drafting style guides on legal language and translation practice
Vilelmini Sosoni (Corfu, Greece)
Impact of institutionalization on translation quality: a corpus-based research of translation of EU law
Łucja Biel  (Warsaw, Poland)
EU Legal Language and Translation: Dehumanizing the Refugee Crisis
Elpida Loupaki (Thessaloniki, Greece)
Chair: Łucja Biel  (Warsaw, Poland); Vilelmini Sosoni (Corfu, Greece)
Room: TBA.
Pragmatics in Legal Linguistics
International Law, Pragmatics and Procedural Meaning: What is the Potential?
Jennifer Smolka  (Geneva, Switzerland); Benedikt Pirker (Fribourg, Switzerland)
Linguistic-pragmatic perspectives on judicial reasoning in aboriginal law in Canada
Janet Giltrow (Vancouver, Canada)
The Strategic Value of Ambiguity for the Authority of EU Law in the Dialogue between the European Court of Justice and the National Courts
Sofiya Svetlanova Kartalova (Tübingen, Germany)
Chair: Jan Schuhr (Erlangen, Germany)
Room: TBA.
17:00   Coffee Break
17:30   Panel Talks   EU Legal Culture and Multilingualism
The Triumph of Law over Language? A Case Study of Multilingually Negotiated EU Law
Izabela Schiffauer (Wrocław, Poland); Peter Schiffauer (Hagen, Germany)
EU legal language and its influence on national legal languages and cultures of member states
Agnieszka Doczekalska (Warsaw, Poland)
Implications of multilingualism for legal interpretation and translation: a comparison of international adjudicative bodies
Fernando Prieto Ramos (Geneva, Switzerland); Lucie Pacho Aljanati (Geneva, Switzerland)
Chair: TBA.
Room: TBA.
Legal Discourse
Speech Act Functions in Direct and Cross Examination Discourse in the Kenyan Courtroom
Gatitu Kiguru (Nairobi, Kenya)
A Metalanguage for Misrepresentation
Karen Petroski (St. Louis, US)
Chair: Janine Luth (Heidelberg, Germany)
Room: TBA.
19:00   Short Break
19:15   Plenary
(Keynote)
  Multilingual and Supranational Law in Europe:
'United in Diversity' or 'Tower of Babel'?

Prof. Dr. Ninon Colneric (Former Judge of the Court of Justice of the European Communities; Hamburg, Germany)
Chair: Ralf Poscher (Freiburg im Breisgau, Germany)
Room: TBA.
20:15   Hors d'Oeuvres Reception
Room: TBA.

 

Friday, September 8th, 2017

Time   Form   Topic – Speaker – Chair – Location
09:00   Panel Talks   Legal Linguistics in Germany, China and Russia
Legal Linguistics in Germany
Ekkehard Felder (Heidelberg, Germany)
Juridical linguistics in Russia: traditions and prospects
Svetlana Tachtarova (Kasan, Russia)
Courtroom Interruption and Gender in China
Meizhen Liao (Wuhan, China)
Chair: Lawrence Solan (Brooklyn Law School, US)
Room: TBA.
Legal Discourse: Argumentation
But-patterns in confrontational talk: The case of oral arguments
Magdalena Szczyrbak (Kraków, Poland)
Variations in objectivity-oriented interpretative legal discourse – Cartography and analysis of interpretative practices and strategies
Gustavo Just (Recife, Brazil)
Rhetorical rationality and construction of normative meanings in law
Fabiana Fabiana Pinho (São Paulo, Brazil)
Chair: Thomas Coendet (Shanghai, China)
Room: TBA.
10:30   Coffee Break
11:00   Panel Talks   Law and Media
Court, constitutionality and conflict in media representations – Poland’s Constitutional Court as a case in point
Stanislaw Gozdz-Roszkowski (Lodz, Poland); Monika Kopytowska (Lodz, Poland)
Constructing Legal Knowledge on Institutions through Multimedia: Choice of Aspects and Complexity of Knowledge in Different Settings
Jan Engberg (Aarhus, Denmark)
Chair: Ekkehard Felder (Heidelberg, Germany)
Room: TBA.
Communicating Law
Knowledge transfer with linguistic experts and expertly informed legal laymen
Viktorija Osolnik Kunc (Ljubljana, Slovenia)
The legal status of tax (mis)communication in a multidisciplinary approach
Tirza Cramwinckel (Leiden, Netherlands)
The JustClar project: insights into judicial phraseology
Pontrandolfo Gianluca (Trieste, Italy)
Chair: Svetlana Tachtarova (Kasan, Russia)
Room: TBA.
12:30   Lunch Break
14:00   Panel Talks   Corpus linguistics and hermeneutics in Legal Linguistics
A corpus-informed and cognitive-semantic view on legal language
Aleksandar Trklja (Birmingham, UK)
“Effectiveness” Patterns in the Case Law of the Court of Justice of the European Union and the European Court of Human Rights: Uncovering the Emergence of Neoliberal Discourse in EuropeanLaw through Corpus Linguistics
Anne Lise Kjær (Copenhagen, Denmark)
Computer Assisted Legal Linguistics (CAL2)
Isabelle Gauer (Freiburg im Breisgau, Germany), Hanjo Hamann (Bonn, Germany), Friedemann Vogel (Freiburg im Breisgau, Germany)
Chair: Hanjo Hamann (Bonn, Germany)
Room: TBA.
Language and Crime
Impoliteness and the appraisal of intentional defamation in Spanish courts
Victoria Guillén Nieto (Alicante, Spain)
Japanese Authorship Analysis Studies
Mami Hiraike Okawara (Takasaki, Japan)
Creativity in the Terminology of Cybercrime
Campos Miguel Angel (Alicante, Spain)
Chair: Dieter Stein (Düsseldorf, Germany)
Room: TBA.

15:30   Coffee Break
16:00   Plenary
(Keynote)
  Creating Law with Language – Insights from the Perspective of Legislative Practice (working title)
Prof. Dr. R. Alexander Lorz (Minister of Education, Hesse/Germany)
Chair: Dieter Stein (Düsseldorf, Germany)
Room: TBA.
17:15   Working Groups / Meetings / Freetime / Guided Tour
- PhD-Workshop: Launching an international network of PhDs in Legal Linguistics (Call for papers by February 28th, 2017)
Chair: Yinchun Bai (Freiburg, Germany), Isabelle Gauer (Freiburg, Germany), Jana Werner (Berlin, Germany)
Room: TBA.
- Guided tour of Freiburg (in preparation)

 

Saturday, September 9th, 2017

Time   Form   Topic – Speaker – Chair – Location
09:00   Plenary
(Keynote)
  Social Conflicts and Legal Linguistics (working title)
Prof. Dr. Frances Olsen (UCLA Law School, Los Angeles, US)
Chair: Friedemann Vogel (Freiburg im Breisgau, Germany)
Room: TBA.
10:00   Plenary   Conclusion: Challenges for Legal Linguistics
Ruth Breeze (University of Navarre, Spain), Francis Olsen (Los Angeles, US), Ralf Poscher (Freiburg im Breisgau, Germany), Lawrence Solan (Brooklyn Law School, US)
Chair: Anne Lise Kjær (Copenhagen, Denmark)
11:00   Coffee Break
11:30   Plenary   Relaunch ILLA 2017
Chair: Dieter Stein (Düsseldorf, Germany)
Room: TBA.
13:30   Plenary   Farewell
Friedemann Vogel (Freiburg im Breisgau, Germany)
Room: TBA.