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06Feb/18

Call for papers: “Language. Law. Society” (22-26 May 2018, Penza)

Penza State University jointly with the University of National and World Economy (Sofia, Bulgaria) and the Ural State Pedagogical University (Yekaterinburg, Russia) are organizing an international conference on “Language, Law, Society” on 22-26 May 2018 in Penza.

The call for papers is open until 1 March 2018.

To download the call for papers click here.

Topics of the conference include inter alia  the following:

  • The language of law as a language for specific purposes.
  • Linguistic aspects of legal techniques and interpretation of legal acts.
  • Legal terminology
  • Linguistic expertise of texts of various functional types
  • Advertising text as an object of linguistic research and legal regulation, Problems of state control in advertising
  • Language and law in the context of language policy. Official language and its legal and linguistic aspects.
  • Speech manipulation in the media: linguistic and legal aspects.
  • Problems of intercultural communication and translation of legal texts.
  • Language and legal communication. Legal discourse as a cultural phenomenon.
  • The role of literature in the formation of the legal culture of society.
  • Formation of linguistic competence of future legal experts.

There will also be a roundtable on “Legal term outside legal discourse: status, problems of functioning” 

  • Conference languages: Russian, English.
  • There is no participation fee.
  • The conference organizers can provide a scheduled videoconferencing function for the participants who are miles away from the venue.

 


22Sep/17

3rd Annual CEENELS Conference – University of Latvia, Riga

The 3rd Annual CEENELS conference took place in Riga, Latvia on 11-13 January 2018. The topic was “Legal Traditions and Legal Identities in Central and Eastern Europe”. 

The conference was attended by almost 70 scholars from 12 countries: Belarus, Croatia, Czechia, Estonia,  Germany, Hungary, Lithuania, Latvia, Poland, Russia, Slovakia and Slovenia.

The final programme can be found here: 

Official opening of the conference

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1st Plenary Session (11 January 2018)

Plenary lecture by Prof.  Adam Sulikowski (University of Wrocław)

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Plenary lecture by Doc. Martin Škop (Masaryk University at Brno)

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Plenary lecture by Doc. Tomas Berkmanas (Vytautas Magnas University at Kaunas)

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Plenary lecture by Dr. Cosmin Sebastian Cercel (University of Nottingham)

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2nd Plenary Session

Official address by the Dean of the Law Faculty of University of Latvia, Prof.  Anita Rodiņa

Photo by Alex Kravchuk

Plenary lecture by Prof. Sanita Osipova

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Plenary lecture by Prof. Manuel Guţan

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Plenary lecture by Dr. habil. Piotr Fiedorczyk (University of Białystok)

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Plenary lecture by Doc. Zdenek Kuhn

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3rd Plenary session

Plenary lecture by Doc. Vladislav Starzhenetskiy (Владислав Старженецкий) (Higher School of Economics at Moscow)

Photo by R. Mańko

Plenary lecture by Dr. habil. Tomasz Bekrycht (University of Łódź)

4th Plenary Session

Plenary lecture by Prof. Piotr Niczyporuk (University of Białystok)

Photo R. Mańko

Plenary lecture by Doc. Marko Novak

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Parallel sessions 

 

Social events

Pre-conference drinks. (Photo R. Mańko)

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Prof. Adam Sulikowski and Mgr. Dominik Góra (photo R. Mańko)

Dr. Lucian Bojin (photo R. Mańko)

 

24Feb/17

Jurisprudence in Central and Eastern Europe: Work in Progress 2017

We would like to invite you to the annual conference of our partner organisation specialized in the therory of law:  The Central and Eastern European Network of Jurisprudence (CEENJ) This year’s conference is entitled “Jurisprudence in Central and Eastern Europe: Work in Progress 2017” is organized by the University of Latvia Faculty of Law with the support of the leading law firms in Latvia – COBALT, Eversheds Bitāns, FORT Legal – and Professor Kārlis Dišlers’ Foundation.

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17Oct/16

CEENELS 2017 Call for Papers

The 2nd Annual Conference of the Central and Eastern European Network of Legal Scholars (CEENELS) will be held in Kraków on 7-8 January 2016. The event will be hosted by the Department of History of Political and Legal Thought, Jagiellonian University in collaboration with the Centre for Legal Education and Social Theory, University of Wrocław. The topic of this year’s CEENELS conference is “An Uneasy Legacy: Remnants of Socialist Legal and Political Thinking in Central and Eastern Europe”.

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