CFP: Law, Language & the Multilingual State (Bloemfontein, S.A.)
- INTERNATIONAL ACADEMY OF LINGUISTIC LAW
ACADÉMIE INTERNATIONALE DE DROIT LINGUISTIQUE
Bloemfontein (South Africa) and Montréal (Canada)
Law, Language and the Multilingual State
Bloemfontein (South Africa), October 31 - November 4, 2010
Call for Papers
First Circular, September 1st 2009
The Twelfth International Conference on Law and Language of the International Academy of Linguistic Law – LAW, LANGUAGE AND THE MULTILINGUAL STATE – will be organized with the University of Free State, Bloemfontein, South Africa (www.ufs.ac.za). It will take place from October 31st to November 4th 2010 (Sunday-Thursday) at the Black Mountain Leisure and Conference Hotel (http://www.blackmountainhotel.co.za), 80km east of Bloemfontein.
The working languages of the Conference will be French, English and Afrikaans.
The General Scientific Committee of the Conference is formed by Profs Theodorus du Plessis, Loot Pretorius, Koos Malan, Drs Nelson Musehane, Munene Mwaniki, Mr J.C. Van der Merwe and Ms Mariana Kriel (SOUTH AFRICAN SCIENTIFIC COMMITTEE) and by Profs Claudine Brohy, Denise Daoust, Angéline Martel, André Braen, Joseph-G. Turi and José Woehrling (IALL-SCIENTIFIC COMMITTEE).
For more information concerning registration, accommodation and to send abstracts of proposed papers, please contact directly the South African Committee at the following address: Unit for Language Management, University of the Free State, P.O. Box 339, Bloemfontein, 9300 RSA, e-mail: dplesslt.hum@..., website: http://www.ufs.ac.za/etb; tel: +27 51 401 2405; fax: +27 51 444 5804.
A copy of each abstract must also be sent to the IALL-Scientific Committee at the following address: IALL-AIDL; suite J-4; 6000, chemin Deacon; Montréal (Québec); Canada H3S 2T9. E-mail: academy.inter@... website: www.iall-aidl.org; tel.: (+1) 514.345.0718; fax: (+1) 514.345.0860.
Abstracts of papers (200-400 words) should be received before December, 15th 2009.
TOPICS FOR THE CONFERENCE MAY BE DRAWN FROM THE FOLLOWING THEMES:
· Linguistic law / Comparative linguistic law
· Language regulation
· Language diversity / Multilingualism
· Language rights / Minority rights
· Language policy & planning / Language management
· Language politics
· Language movements
· Language, law and culture
The total price will be €650, before February 28, 2010 and €750 after this date. The price includes luxury accommodation for 4 nights, all the meals, and the conference registration fees. Transportation from and to Bloemfontein airport is also included. The price for students will be €550.
An optional cultural tour will be available on November 4th, to and from the conference venue. Please watch the conference website for details.
The French and Afrikaans versions of this circular are available on request
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