GSFL Roundtable 2017 2nd call for papers

Posted on the 28th Feb 2017 in the category Press Release


August 24th - August 27th, 2017 in Copenhagen, Denmark

The purpose of the GSFL Roundtable is to provide FL/FP researchers, educators, and practitioners the opportunity to present and discuss their work within an interdisciplinary, supportive, and respectful scholarly environment. Invited topics for paper and poster abstracts include but are not limited to the following four areas: Forensic Linguistics; Forensic Phonetics; The Law and Forensic Linguistics and Forensic Phonology; Education and Forensic Linguistics and Forensic Phonology. NB: Space will be given on a firstcome first served basis.


Dr. Jens Vedsted-Hansen (Department of Law, Aarhus University, DENMARK) Current challenges to the International Human Rights System: The European situation in view of the asylum and migration crisis

Dr. Bente Jacobsen (Oslo and Akershus University College of Applied Sciences, NORWAY) Court interpreting and pragmatics: A quest for accuracy

Dr. Marit Olave Riis-Johansen (Norwegian University of Science and Technology, NORWAY) Communicative dilemmas in police interviews of adult witnesses. A Discourse Analytic Approach to Investigative Interviewing

Dr. Mette Hjortshøj Sørensen (Aarhus University and, DENMARK) How Individual is the Individual Speaker: The Issues involved in Forensic Phonetic Comparisons of Single Speakers Against Background Populations.

Dr. Joanne Traynor (Essex Police Department, UNITED KINGDOM) Will your voice be heard? Exploring representations, constructs and recontextualization, during emergency calls to the police

All interested authors are requested to submit a 250-word abstract by June 1, 2017. To submit your abstract, please use the following link:

All submissions must be in either English, German, or Danish. After the deadline, all abstracts will be submitted to a blind review by a team of experts. For more information on the GSFL or the 2017GSFL Roundtable, please use this link:

To encourage continuing interest in Forensic Linguistics, students are also warmly encouraged to attend the Emerging Scholars’ Day on August 24, 2017. please use the following link:

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