Programme

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Thursday, 7 July

8.30-9.30: Registration
9.30-10.00: Welcome (Milene Mendes de Oliveira, Anna Finzel and Hans-Georg Wolf)
10.00-11.30: Keynote: Metaphor variation in World Englishes: A Cultural Linguistics perspective (Farzad Sharifian)
11.30-12.00: Coffee break
12.00-12.30: Cultural conceptualizations in talk about business: A cross-cultural perspective (Milene Mendes de Oliveira) abstract
12.30-13.00: Conceptualizing FEAR in New Englishes: A corpus-based study of metaphorical variation (Barbara Ann Güldenring) abstract
13.00-13.30: Compiling a corpus of multimodal metaphors in British, Indian and Nigerian English (Anna Finzel)
13.30-14.30: Lunch break
14.30-16.30: Student poster session
during poster session: coffee and tea available

18.30: Conference dinner

Friday, 8 July

10.00-10.30: The cultural conceptualisation of obligation in Singapore English (Beke Hansen) abstract
10.30-11.00: Investigating culture through language: A corpus-based analysis of cultural conceptualizations from the domains of FAMILY and MONEY in Hong Kong English (Denisa Latic) abstract
11.00-11.30: Coffee break
11.30-12.00: The idiomatic MONKEY in common core and West African varieties of English (Astrid Fiedler) abstract
12.00-12.30: Cross-cultural variation in conceptual metaphors: A work in progress report (Sarah Geers) abstract
12.30-13.30: Lunch break
13.30-14.30: Concluding discussion
16.00: Boat trip around Potsdam

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