ILLA Conferences

Main ILLA conferences come every two years, accompanied by focus conferences and workshops in the meantime (see below).

  • Fourth ILLA Conference will take place in LA (US) from Sept 11th-14th, 2019
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  • Computers, Language, and Law: Spotlight on Blind Spots
    The First ILLA Focus Workshop in Copenhagen, September 2018
    September 7th – 8th, 2018, University of Freiburg, Denmark;
    Organizer: Anne-Lise Kjær, iCourts, RELINE network
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  • Language and Law in a World of Media, Globalisation and Social Conflicts
    Refounding the International Law and Language Association (ILLA) to Make Law more transparent
    (Third and Relaunch Conference)
    September 7th – 9th, 2017, University of Freiburg, Germany; Conference director: Friedemann Vogel
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  • The pragmatic Turn: interpretation and inference in legal discourse
    (Second ILLA-Conference)
    July 2015, Vancouver, UBC, Canada; Conference directors: Janet Giltrow UBC Vancouver and Dieter Stein, University of Düsseldorf; Volume with papers submitted to Mouton de Gruyter, "The pragmatic turn in law. Inference and Interpretation in legal discourse." (Eds. Janet Giltrow and Dieter Stein)
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  • Language and Law
    (First ILLA-Conference)

    May 2006; Düsseldorf, Germany jointly organized by Heinrich-Heine-University Düsseldorf and Law School University of California at Los Angeles; Conference director: Frances Olsen (UCLA), Alexander Lorz (Düsseldorf), Dieter Stein (Düsseldorf); Resulting publications: Frances Olsen, Alexander Lorz and Dieter Stein, "Law and Language: Theory and Society", DUP Düsseldorf University Press, Düsseldorf, 2008; Frances Olsen, Alexander Lorz and Dieter Stein, "Translation Issues in Language and Law", Palgrave Macmillan, Basingstoke, 2009
     

Activities of the ILLA Phd Network

  • Junior Researcher Panel at ILLA 2017 Freiburg
    September 6th, 2017, University of Freiburg, Germany
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Other Conferences or Workshops on Legal Linguistics

  • The pragmatics of legal discourse
    Workshop at the fourth meeting of the American Pragmatics Association (AMPRA-4) will be held at the State University of New York, Albany on November 1-3. 2018; Organizers: Janet Giltrow and Dieter Stein

  • Jurilinguistics II
    Interdisicplinary Approaches to the Study of Language and Law will be held at Universidad Pablo de Olavide, Seville, Spain on October 25-26. 2018. Organizers: Jurilinguistica
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  • Legal and institutional translation policies: An interdisciplinary inquiry into past, present and future challenges. Conference will be held at KU Leuven, Belgium on September 20-22. 2018; Organizers: "Translation and Intercultural Transfer", "Leuven centre for Public Law", "CETRA"
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  • The Words of the Law.
    "V International Seminar on English and ESP Lexicology and Lexicography: The Words of the Law" will be held at the University of Alicante (Spain) on April 26-27, 2018. Organizers: The Lexicology of Languages for Specific Purposes Research Group (LexEsp)
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  • The fabric of law and language. Discovering Patterns Through Legal Corpus Linguistics
    March 18th – 19th 2016, Academy of Sciences, Heidelberg, Germany
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  • Legal corpus pragmatics. The challenge posed to law by theories of media and language
    April 25th – 27th 2013, Freiburg Institute for Advanced Studies (FRIAS), University of Freiburg, Germany
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