LSP 1995 in Vienna

Subject: LSP 1995 in Vienna
From: Outi Jarvi <oja -at- LEIGH -dot- UWASA -dot- FI>
Date: Tue, 15 Feb 1994 12:31:23 +0200

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1st Announcement

LSP 95

10th European Symposium on Languages for Special Purposes


August 29 - September 2,1995

Multilingualism in Specialist Communication

Multilingual discourse has become an omnipresent phenomenon in modern

specialist communication. The intercultural classroom, on-line

translation in software localisation, multilingual business

language policies in multicultural societies, terminology management

are key issues in LSP research today.

Sections (all focussing on LSP and multilingualism):

- text linguistics
- language policies
- communication in the professions
- discourse analysis
- intercultural communication
- translation and interpretation
- language teaching and training
- technical writing
- philosophy of science
- language and terminology planning
- terminology theory
- lexicography
- language technology
- tecnolects and scientific language

Workshops on particular topics (specific language policies,

indigenous/minority languages, terminology management, technical

writing, professional discourse, language training in industry

etc.) are planned.

The symposium is organized under the auspices of and in

cooperation with the AILA Commission on LSP.

Call for papers and more detailed information will be circulated in
May 1994.

For expressions of interest and for more information please contact:

Gerhard Budin University of Vienna Infoterm tel: ++43-1-26 75 35

fax: ++43-1-216 32 72


Outi Jarvi E-mail:
oja -at- uwasa -dot- fi
Department of Communication Studies Tel.
+358-61-3248 375
Faculty of Humanities * University of Vaasa Fax:
+358-61-3248 380
P.O.Box 700, SF-65101 VAASA, FINLAND

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