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The 29th Joint Workshop on Linguistics and Language Processing

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Dr Amos Yung


This joint workshop is hosted by the Research Centre for Professional Communication in English in the Department of English and co-hosted by the HK PolyU-PKU Research Centre on Chinese Linguistics in the Department of Chinese and Bilingual Studies at The Hong Kong Polytechnic University.


More than 15 workshops will be delivered to share research work on different languages, with a special panel on metaphor/ mediator.

Special Panel on Metaphor/Mediator: Persuasion, Power and Privilege (starts at 1:20 pm)

Keynote speaker: prof. dr. Christian Burgers (VU Amsterdam and University of Amsterdam)

Keynote title: The Persuasive Power of Figurative Frames in Political Discourse

Please click HERE for more details.

Programme booklet

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