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Applied Linguistics as Consultancy

Senate Chamber, Trent Building, University of Nottingham, University Park Campus
Thursday 11th January 2018 (11:00-19:00)
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About the Event

Hosted by the University of Nottingham’s Centre for Research in Applied Linguistics and Linguistic Profiling for Professionals, this symposium brings together academics and workplace practitioners from diverse disciplinary backgrounds to debate how language and communication (research within and beyond linguistics) can be of applied practical value to the communicative practices of people working in a wide range of real-world workplace settings.

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Confirmed Speakers

Dr. Sarah Atkins, University of Nottingham   

Dr. Malgorzata Chalupnik, University of Nottingham 

Dr. Zsófia Demjén, University College London

Prof. Michael Handford, Cardiff University

Dr. Claire Mann, University of Nottingham 

Dr. Stephanie Schnurr, University of Warwick

Professor Marion Walker, MBE

Dr. Dimitra Vladimirou, University of Nottingham 

Susannah Fish OBE, QPM, Starfish Consultancy and Former Chief Constable of Nottinghamshire Police

The day will also consist of a poster session where attendees can learn about the latest professional communication research being undertaken at the University of Nottingham and a launch of a new suite of professional communication courses from Linguistic Profiling for Professionals and the School of English at the University of Nottingham.

Lunch and refreshments will be provided.

The sympsium will close with Professor Mullany's inaugural lecture.


Sociolinguistic Futures: Identity, Equality and Human Rights

Prof. Louise Mullany, University of Nottingham

The lecture will examine how sociolinguistics research can be best used to address questions of equality, identity and human rights in the workplace. Drawing on what the discipline has achieved so far, Professor Mullany will set out a manifesto for future research, encompassing verbal, non-verbal and digital workplace communication.

There will be a post-lecture reception at 7pm.

This event is free of charge, but places for the symposium are limited so register soon. If you are interested in attending the inaugural lecture, please click the link here to send your RSVP to the School of English for catering purposes.


Travel Information to the University Park campus


Linguistic Profiling for Professionals

Centre for Research in Applied Linguistics
The University of Nottingham
Nottingham, NG7 2RD

telephone:+44 (0) 115 748 6360
fax: +44 (0) 115 951 5924