A Practical Workshop on using Corpus Linguistics for Law
03 Feb 2017, 15:30 to 03 Feb 2017, 17:30
Institute of Advanced Legal Studies, 17 Russell Square, London WC1B 5DR
Speaker: Dr Gianluca Pontrandolfo, IUSLIT
Attendees will gain insights into how electronic corpora can be used to study the language used in legal texts of all kinds.
This workshop will be of interest not only to legal translators, but also to those analysing legal language for other purposes.
The presentation will made in English, with examples from various languages.
This workshop will be run by Dr Gianluca Pontrandolfo, who is both a practising legal translator and an accomplished academic. He is the author of Fraseología y lenguaje judicial: Las sentencias penales desde una perspectiva contrastiva (Aracne, 2016) on compound terms in criminal law. Dr Pontrandolfo worked on the English translation of The Italian Code of Criminal Procedure (Wolters Kluwer, 2014). He currently teaches at the prestigious University of Trieste Department of Legal Sciences, Language, Interpreting and Translation Studies (formerly SSLMIT).
ADMISSION FREE - ALL WELCOME
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