17 June 2014

CONFERENCE: Law and Language: Legislative Drafting and Translation

Institute of Advanced Legal Studies
27 June 2014, 11:00 - 17:00

Speakers:
Professor Silvia Ferreri;  Professor Maurizio Gotti;  Manuela Guggeis;  Andrè Michelle Labelle;  Dr Giulia Adriana Pennisi;  William Robinson;  Ingemar Strandvik;  Professor Thomas Glyn Watkin;  Professor Helen Xanthaki.
Organised by: Institute of Advanced Legal Studies




Description
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This conference will look at the following aspects of legislative drafting and translation:

Multilingual Legal Systems: Challenges and benefits for legal systems which operate in more than one language.
    •    Chair:  Hayley Rogers, Office of Parliamentary Counsel
    •    Professor Thomas Glyn Watkin, University of Cardiff Law School
    •    André-Michel Labelle, International Court of Justice


Translation and EU Texts: The EU institutions function in 24 languages but to some extent English serves as a lingua franca. Is EU English a separate variety of English?
    •    Chair:  Jonathan Teasdale, Sir William Dale Fellow, Institute of Advanced Legal Studies
    •    William Robinson,  Associate Research Fellow, Institute of Advanced Legal Studies
    •    Ingemar Strandvik,  European Commission Translation Directorate-General
    •    Manuela Guggeis, Legal Service of the Council of the European Union

Legal Translation and Language:  Linguistic and textual features of special-purpose texts and their function in specialized translation.
    •    Jules Winterton, Director, Institute of Advanced Legal Studies
    •    Professor Maurizio Gotti, University of Bergamo
    •    Professor Silvia Ferreri, University of Turin

Concluding remarks:
    •    Professor Helen Xanthaki, Academic Director,  Sir William Dale Centre, Institute of Advanced

Legal Studies:
    •    Dr Giulia Adriana Pennisi, University of Palermo, Associate Research Fellow, Institute of Advanced Legal Studies.

Registration: 
To book and pay the registration fee using the online payments system, please click here.
Fees: Full Rate: £75.00.  Student Rate: £45.00.
Enquiries:  Belinda.Crothers@sas.ac.uk
Related Events
    •    Statute Law and Legislative Drafting
    •    Law

Venue:
IALS
Venue Details:
Institute of Advanced Legal Studies
Charles Clore House
17 Russell Square
London
WC1B 5DR

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