May 8, 2012

The Third International Conference On Law, Translation, and Culture

From Le Cheng, City University of Hong Kong, an announcement concerning the Third International Conference on Law, Translation, and Culture

The Third International Conference on Law, Translation and Culture (LTC3) invites researchers of divergent cultural and language backgrounds from different disciplines and across jurisdictions. The themes include but are not limited to the following strands:
Strand I: Language for Specific Purposes (LSP)
  1. Language for legal purposes
  1. Language for sci-tech purposes
  1. Language for business purposes
  1. Corpus linguistics and LSP
  1. Discourse analysis and LSP
Strand II: Translation/Interpreting for Specific Purposes (T/ISP)
  1. Trainings on legal translators and court interpreters
  1. Ethics of legal translators and court interpreters
  1. Fundamentals on legal translation and court interpreters
  1. Corpus and T/ISP
  1. Machine-based specialized translation
Strand III: Multiculturalism
  1. Legal cultures
  1. Business cultures
Individual proposals should be submitted to Changmi WANG ( before 30 Nov 2012. Panel proposals should be submitted to Xingcan MENG ( and Le Cheng ( before 15 Dec 2012.
All selected papers (6 pages) will be included in the Proceedings of LTC 2013 to be indexed by CPCI-SSH. Full-length papers based on the presentation are invited to the Special Issues with International Journal of Law, Language & Discourse, andInternational Journal of Legal Translation and Court Interpreting.
Important Dates
  • Individual abstract submission: 30 Nov 2012 (300-500 words)
  • Panel proposal submission: 15 Dec 2012 (800-1000 words)
  • Notification of acceptance: 31 Dec 2012
  • Early-bird registration: 1 -31 Jan 2013 (RMB1,500 /Sterling Pound 150)
  • Full paper submission (6 pages; optional): 31 Mar, 2013
  • Acceptance of full paper: 30 Apr, 2013

Conference ChairXingcan MENG (Zhejiang Sci-Tech University)
ConvenersLe CHENG (City University of Hong Kong)Changmi WANG (Zhejiang Sci-Tech University)
OrganizerSchool of Foreign Languages, Zhejiang Sci-Tech University
Multicultural Association of Law and Language
RCPCE, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
CTL, City University of Hong Kong 
School of Foreign Languages, China University of Political Science and Law
Zhejiang Sci-Tech University

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