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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.
The University of Zagreb will host the 13th annual conference of CEENJ – the Central and Eastern European Network of Jurisprudence. CEENJ was founded in 2005. Previous conferences of CEENJ were held in Pécs (Hungary), Osijek (Croatia), Graz (Austria), Rijeka (Croatia), Maribor (Slovenia), Belgrade (Serbia), Sarajevo (Bosnia and Herzegovina), Skopje and Ohrid (Macedonia), Łódź(Poland), Brno (Czech Republic), Vilnius (Lithuania) and Riga (Latvia). The last one was organized by Doc. Janis Pleps with the official support of CEENELS.
The topic of the the 13th CEENJ conference – as in previous editions – is very broad: “Jurisprudence in Central and Eastern Europe: Work in Progress 2018”.
The deadline for submitting papers is 1 June 2018.
See the conference website: https://ceenjzagreb2018.wordpress.com/
The abstract, containing not only the title of the proposed paper, but also the applicant’s name, affiliation and email address, must not exceed 3,600 characters.
The convenors have officially indicated that only 32 papers can be accepted due to organizational reasons. There is no conference fee.
View of Zagreb city. Photo by Mario Fajt (under Creative Commons). Source: https://flic.kr/p/892peC See also Mario’s website: www.sobrecroacia.com/zagreb.php
The most famous Czech legal theorist – Professor Jiří Přibáň (based in Cardiff) – has kindly agreed to deliver a keynote lecture at the international conference on “Constitutional Identity and Collective Memories in Central and Eastern Europe”, held under the patronage of CEENELS at the Universitatea de Vest din Timișoara (convenors: Dr. Alexandra Mercescu and Dr. Lucian Bojin) on 3-4 May 2018. The conference takes place as the 10th Central and Eastern European Forum for Young Legal, Social and Political Theorists – a series of conferences addressed to junior scholars.
CEENELS is proud to support this event and we cordially invite you to submit your abstracts to join Professor Jiří Přibáň at this conference in Timișoara. The official call for papers is available here.
Dr. Alexandra Mercescu and Dr. Lucian Bojin from the Universitatea de Vest din Timișoara – well known to the participants of CEENELS Annual Conferences – are organizing a conference at their university on Constitutional Identity and Social Memories in Central and Eastern Europe on 3-4 May 2018. The conference is organized as the 10th Central and Eastern European Forum of Young Social, Legal and Political Scientists (CEE Forum).
The call for papers runs until 31 January 2018.
If you are experiencing trouble using the registration module, please submit your abstract directly to Dr Alexandra Mercescu: email@example.com
Photo by: Piotr Krawiec (Creative Commons License). See his fantastic pictures at: https://www.flickr.com/photos/pikrpl/
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
1st Plenary Session (11 January 2018)
Plenary lecture by Prof. Adam Sulikowski (University of Wrocław)
Plenary lecture by Doc. Martin Škop (Masaryk University at Brno)
Plenary lecture by Doc. Tomas Berkmanas (Vytautas Magnas University at Kaunas)
Plenary lecture by Dr. Cosmin Sebastian Cercel (University of Nottingham)
2nd Plenary Session
Official address by the Dean of the Law Faculty of University of Latvia, Prof. Anita Rodiņa
Plenary lecture by Prof. Sanita Osipova
Plenary lecture by Prof. Manuel Guţan
Plenary lecture by Dr. habil. Piotr Fiedorczyk (University of Białystok)
Plenary lecture by Doc. Zdenek Kuhn
3rd Plenary session
Plenary lecture by Doc. Vladislav Starzhenetskiy (Владислав Старженецкий) (Higher School of Economics at Moscow)
Plenary lecture by Dr. habil. Tomasz Bekrycht (University of Łódź)
4th Plenary Session
Plenary lecture by Prof. Piotr Niczyporuk (University of Białystok)
Plenary lecture by Doc. Marko Novak
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.
2nd Annual Conference of the Central and Eastern European Network of Legal Scholars (CEENELS): “An Uneasy Legacy: Remnants of Socialist Legal and Political Thinking in Central and Eastern Europe”, Jagiellonian University, Faculty of Law and Administration, 7-8 January 2017 – report by Wojciech Zomerski.
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”.
1st Annual Conference of the Central and Eastern European Network of Legal Scholars (CEENELS): “25 Years after the Transformation: Law and Legal Culture in Central and Eastern Europe. Between Continuity and Discontinuity” in Brno, 16-17 April 2015. Report by Wojciech Zomerski (Wrocław).