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CfP: Seminar on Linguistic Theories, Law, Life and Language at Osmania University, Hyderabad [Feb 11-13, 2020]: Submit by Dec 31

By: Rashmi | 30 Dec 2019 5:23 PM
About the Organiser

Osmania University is a public state university located in University town, Hyderabad, India, and founded in 1918. It is the third oldest university in southern India and the first to be established in the erstwhile Kingdom of Hyderabad.

About the Seminar

The International Seminar on Linguistic Theories, Law, Life and Language is organised by the Department of Linguistics, Osmania University, Hyderabad in collaboration with Systemic Functional Linguistics Association, Hyderabad from Feb 11-13, 2020.

Language plays a vital role in the life of people. They use it in day-to-day communication, offices, courts of law, arts, school & colleges etc. The language which is used in these fields has signs unique in terms of lexical choice, grammar and meaning.

Theories of grammar including phonology, morphology and syntax are formulated to understand the nature and structure of languages. These theories aim at scientific accounts of the elusive phenomena of how linguistic elements and structures can convey meanings. These theories can be extended to social life of different linguistic communities.

The objective of the seminar is to give a direction to the scholars who are working in the fields of linguistic theories, law and social sciences linguistic theories help us to resolve these kinds of questions in various fields of the life.

Proposed Themes
  • Theoretical Linguistics, Descriptive Linguistics
  • Socio-linguistics, pedagogical linguistics, psycholinguistics and applied phonetics.
  • Forensic Linguistics: Rule of Law, legal language, various interpretations of law.
  • Any other relevant topic.
Submission Procedure

Papers can be sent to linguisticsosmania[at]

Registration Fee
  • Faculty: Rs. 2500/-
  • Students: Rs. 1200/-
How to Register?

Interested participants can register for the seminar through this link.

Important Dates
  • Last date for submission of Abstract: 31st December 2019
  • Date of sending acceptance: 4th January 2020
  • Last date to submit full papers: 15th January 2020
Venue of the Seminar

Centenary Refectory
Regional Centre for Urban & Environmental Studies
Osmania University, Hyderabad


Phone: +91-9866320892
Coordinators: Dr. C.S. Swathi, Mr. K. Susheel Kumar, Mr. K. Balu Naik

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