Corpus Semiotics: Reassessing Context

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Corpus Semiotics: Reassessing Context Conference Room (C1. 18), Ellen Wilkinson Building, The University of Manchester 5 June 2017 In association with DH@Manchester Keynote Speaker: Professor Svenja Adolphs (University of Nottingham) Corpus analysis, in the tradition of Firth, Halliday and Sinclair, proceeds from the assumption that meaning arises from language in use, rather than language as an abstract system of relations,

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Second Call for Papers: Genealogies of Knowledge I

University of Manchester

Genealogies of Knowledge I: Translating Political and Scientific Thought across Time and Space The University of Manchester 7-9 December 2017 Second Call for Papers The production and circulation of knowledge across temporal and cultural spaces is a well-established research theme among classicists and historians of political thought, ideas, science and medicine, but recent developments have opened up new perspectives on

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Kamran Karimullah

Genealogies of Knowledge: The Evolution and Contestation of Concepts across Time and Space

I am the first of  the Genealogies of Knowledge project’s senior post-doctoral researchers to be appointed. I received my Ph.D. from McGill University in 2014 in Islamic Philosophy. For the past three years I have worked with Peter E. Pormann on Arabic medicine on an ERC-funded project on the Arabic Commentaries on the Hippocratic Aphorisms (2012–2017). I am co-editing with

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Researching Translation and Interpreting I

Baker Centre

Researching Translation and Interpreting I The Challenge and Promise of Interdisciplinarity 13-15 October 2017 School of Foreign Languages, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, Shanghai, China First Call for Papers A relative newcomer to the academic world and initially associated with vocational training, translation studies is now firmly established as a vibrant research field in many if not most universities around the

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