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ABINITIO  
The purpose of this list is to enable communication between teachers of German ab initio in the UK and Ireland.

ACADEMICLIVERPOOL  
This list has been retained 10/02/2016 no one can subscribe to this list and no one can post to this list– contact helpline@jiscmail.ac.uk for all enquiries regarding this list This list is for the announcement and discussion of academic research relating to the regions of Liverpool and Merseyside, in the north-west of England. Interdisciplinarity is strongly encouraged, in areas such as history, society, culture and language. Posts about research events and new publications relating to Liverpool and Merseyside are also warmly welcomed.

AFLS-NEWS  
This is an open discussion list for members of the Association for French Language Studies and other colleagues involved in teaching and research in French in Higher Education. It is intended to facilitate the exchange of information in the areas of teaching and research in French language studies.

ALCS  
The ALCS list aims to promote the scholarly study of the language, culture, history and society of the Low Countries by facilitating communication between interested scholars.

ASTON-FL-READING-GROUP  
Forensic Linguistics Reading Group - Centre for Forensic Linguistics at Aston University

BAAL-LKALE  
Mailing list for members of the BAAL Linguistics and Knowledge about Language in Education (LKALE)special interest group.

BAALPG  
This list has been retained 10/02/2016 no one can subscribe to this list and no one can post to this list– contact helpline@jiscmail.ac.uk for all enquiries regarding this list A list for members of the British Association for Applied Linguistics (BAAL) engaged in post-graduate research, to encourage discussion of research issues in applied linguistics, and to enable networking of information about meetings / workshops / symposia organised by and for p-g researchers.

BALTIC-STUDIES  
The list has been set up to facilitate discussion on the Baltic States between and amongst scholars and practitioners in many different fields of research, both in terms of scholarship and teaching. In particular, this mailing list encourages the exchange of issues related to such topics as politics, foreign policy, security studies, society, culture, history, geography and so on.

BNAC  
This list will be used by and for members of the Britain Nepal Academic Council, and associated academic colleagues, for sharing information on conferences, workshops and #other events in relation to Nepal studies

BUSINESSDISCOURSENET  
The BusinessDiscourseNet is a list dedicated to dialogue and information exchange between scholars from a variety of disciplines, research and teaching traditions, who are interested in the new multidisciplinary field of Business Discourse.

CHEST-HARPERCOLLINS  
This list has been retained 28/07/2014 no one can subscribe to this list and no one can post to this list– contact helpline@jiscmail.ac.uk for all enquiries regarding this list The CHEST/HarperCollins Special Offer mailing list for discussion between institutions licensed via CHEST for HarperCollins products.

CHNIRS  
This is a mailing list for communication with users of the Chandler House functional near-infrared spectroscopy lab.

CLARIN-UK  
Discussion list for the network of UK researchers associated with the pan-European CLARIN project, building an infrastructure for the support of advanced research in the humanities using electronic language resources.

COLOURSTUDIES  
This is a group for the multidisciplinary study and discussion of colour. It includes linguists, psychologists, geographers, opthamologists and more. The Group is open to anyone with an interest in colour, but it is intended to be an academic and research forum.

CORPUS-STYLE  
This list is for discussion of research and announcement of events in the emerging field of corpus stylistics - the use of language corpora in the analysis of the language of literature.

COSTNEWSPEAKERS  
The mailing list is for members of the EU COST funded network New Speakers in a Multilingual Europe

CP-UK  
Cognitive Psychology UK is a list created to bring together people interested in cognition research. The list will post details of conferences, jobs available, test and experiment resources and allow members to raise and discuss their individual interests.

CRIMESIG  
A mailing list intended for communication between members of the Special Interest Group on Crime and Language research.

CULTNET  
Cultnet is made up of a group of researchers and lecturers who share an interest in culture. The group aims to develop research collaborations and publications, to share teaching material related to culture, and to provide a supportive environment in which doctoral students and researchers can meet to exchange ideas and support one another’s professional development. It primarily includes researchers in the areas of languages, linguistics, education, and psychology but all with an interest in culture are welcome.

DIPVAC  
queries about issues related to discourse variation analysis; invitations for collaborations or contributions to publications discourse variation; announcements of new publications, conferences or job openings relevant to discourse variationists

ENCL-REELC  
The European Network of Comparative Literature / Réseau Européen d'Etudes Littéraires Comparées(ENCL/REELC) provides a joint forum for all National Comparative Literature associations in Europe. It facilitates the exchange of information between countries and promotes international academic collaboration.

ENGLISHDIALECTS  
This list has been retained 22/07/2014 no one can subscribe to this list and no one can post to this list - contact helpline@jiscmail.ac.uk for all enquiries regarding this list This list aims to facilitate discussion between teachers and researchers in higher education and further education who are interested in the accents and dialects of English. Any aspect of linguistic variation, in both standard and non-standard varieties of English, is relevant.

EPNL  
The English Place-Name List is a forum for discussion of the etymology, history and significance of place-names in England.

ESCANOR  
1. This list is used by Jisc for research communities and the public about Escanor 2. This is designed to interest and receive contributions from all disciplines 3. Discussions would build information foundations enabling knowledge dissemination 4.Envisaged output: conferences, publications, networking and sharing of knowledge

ESL  
The English Surname List is a forum for discussion of the etymology, history and significance of surnames in England.

ESTUDOSGALEGOS  
Lista de correo da Asociación Internacional de Estudos Galegos para o intercambio de información relacionada cos Estudos Galegos, perspectivas profesionais, e para favorecer o networking entre os seus membros.

FGLS  
We are the subject association of scholars working on Germanic languages in the UK and Ireland and we live at www.fgls.ac.uk. We have biennial meetings and a lovely mailing list. And we are very friendly and welcoming.

FLAME  
This list is used by affiliated members of FLAME, researchers and professionals of education with interests on the use of film, media and new technologies for language teaching. The list will be used to make announcements about events, bursaries and projects in the mentioned areas.

FLN  
FLN (Figurative Language Network) aims to improve communication amongst scholars interested in figurative language, from a range of disciplines (psychology, linguistics, AI, computational linguistics, literary studies etc).

FONETIKS  
Mailing list for 'foNETiks', a monthly electronic newsletter containing news about meetings, new positions, and a range of other areas of interest to those studying and working in the areas of phonetics, phonology, and speech science.

FORENSIC-LINGUISTICS  
Members will discuss the use of linguistic evidence in court, features of courtroom and legal discourse including courtroom interpreting, and other aspects of the relationship between Language and the Law. Most members are academic linguists, though researchers in other disciplines are welcome.

GEO-REASONING  
The study of formal methods and approaches to reasoning and modelling in the geosciences: linguistics, logic,AI,mathematics,databases,...

GERMAN-LANGUAGE-TEACHING  
Announcement list for events, projects and publications. This list is used to support networking among German foreign language teachers.

GFDS-LONDON  
The purpose of this list is to pass on and exchange information about activities of the London branch of the 'Association for the German Language' / 'Gesellschaft für deutsche Sprache' (GfdS)

HENRYSWEETSOCIETY  
<HTML> The Henry Sweet Society for the History of Linguistic Ideas was founded in February 1984. Its aims are to promote and encourage the study of the history of all branches of linguistic thought, theoretical and applied, and including non-European traditions. Its fields of interest include the history both of the major subject areas of linguistics and also of more specialised topics, such as writing systems, literacy, rhetoric, and the application of linguistic ideas within professional and technical fields. <p>For further information on the society, please see our <a href="http://www.henrysweet.org/">website</a>.</p> <p>Society membership and journal subscription are now managed by Taylor & Francis (membership currently costs £30 and includes 3 issues of Language & History). For more information on how to become a member, please visit the <a href="http://www.tandfonline.com/action/journalInformation? show=societyInformation&journalCode=ylhi20#.V4d"> Taylor & Francis website</a>.</p>.

HISON  
Founded in 2005, the network's members are academic researchers in historical sociolinguistics from all over the world. Our activities consist of conferences and summer schools and our webpage is http://hison.sbg.ac.at/

HISTORICALTHESAURUS  
This is a list for news, announcements, and updates for scholars using the Historical Thesaurus of English for research (www.glasgow.ac.uk/thesaurus).

HISTTHEDIG  
A list for discussion, resources, and scholarship on investigating language, identity and social practices in old and new media.

ITET-LANGUAGES  
This list is to provide information, networking and support to lecturers and others involved in the initial training of teachers of languages in the UK.

LABLUNCH  
An email list for people working with Glasgow University Laboratory of Phonetics

LANG-GENDER  
This list is used by academics in the UK and further afield who work in the field of language, gender and sexuality to share good practice, learning resources, pedagogical strategies and material related to the teaching and research of language, gender and sexuality.

LANGPOL  
Language Policy special interest group of the British Association of Applied Linguistics (BAAL).

LANGUAGE-SELF-ACCESS  
A list for managers of self-access centres for language resources. Sublist of plan

LEARNLING  
A discussion list for those in the HE community interested in the learning and teaching of linguistics

LEGAL-TRANSLATION  
This is a sub-list of TRANSLATIO A forum administered by the Institute of Advanced Legal Studies and the Institute of Modern Languages Research at the School of Advanced Study, University of London, to share information about Legal Translation in general, and about our new Legal Translation initiative.

LING-ETHNOG  
Please visit http://lingethnog.org/ for more information about the Linguistic Ethnography Forum.

LINGSCHOOL  
This list is for HE linguists and school teachers who want to introduce linguistics into the UK school curriculum.

LINGUISTICPOLITENESSRESEARCH  
This is the mailing list for the Linguistic Politeness Research Group, a research group which focuses on developing new methods for analysis of politeness. <HTML> This is the mailing list for the Linguistic Politeness Research Group, a research group which focuses on developing new methods for analysis of politeness. </HTML>

LIT-LANG-CULTURE-EVENTS  
This list carries announcements of UK calls for conference papers, conferences and other events (meetings, conferences, seminars etc) in English literature, language, linguistics and cultural studies. Please note that it does not carry announcements about publications. It is administered by the Institute of English Studies, School of Advanced Study, University of London.

LRDG-LANCASTER  
This list is for people interested in receiving information about the activities of the Literacy Research Centre, Lancaster University, particularly our weekly research seminars and other events that may be of interest.

MANDARIN-CHINESE-TEACHING  
This list is for use by teachers of Chinese in HE and FE institutions and schools. It exists as a forum for discussion and research into teaching methods for Mandarin Chinese and development of best practice.

METHNET  
This list has been retained 14/08/2014 no one can subscribe to this list and no one can post to this list - contact helpline@jiscmail.ac.uk for all enquiries regarding this list List for announcements from the AHRC ICT Methods Network and discussion surrounding its activities

NESS  
This list is used by the members of the North East Syntax Seminar to make announcements and discuss Syntax, Semantics and their interfaces.

NNDDM  
This network involves academics in sociology, literature, history, politics and linguistics who are interested in morbidity, mortality and the commemoration of this.

PALA-ANNOUNCE  
The Poetics and Linguistics Association is an international academic for the linguistic study of literature, and related areas. The association website is www.pala.ac.uk. The current chair is Professor Paul Simpson of Queen's University, Belfast.

PHONET  
This list is for those interested in techniques and materials for the teaching of phonetics, with a special focus on teaching phonetics to present and future speech therapists.

PLANTSANIMALSWORDS  
This list is used by members of the PAW group to support collaboration and exchange of information between linguists, anthropologists, ethnobotanists, ethnoornithologists and archivists.

POLITICAL-DISCOURSE  
Mailing list for announcements and academic exchange in the field of political discourse analysis

RHYTHM-COMMUNITY  
The list can be used to circulate information about events, workshops, conferences and publications relevant to rhythm research community.

SATEFL-ANNOUNCEMENTS  
This list has been retained 09/12/2014 no one can subscribe to this list and no one can post to this list - contact helpline@jiscmail.ac.uk for all enquiries regarding this list SATEFL is the Scottish Association promoting the Teaching of English as a Foreign Language through training events and networking.

SCANDINAVIAN  
This list has been retained 20/04/2015 no one can subscribe to this list and no one can post to this list - contact helpline@jiscmail.ac.uk for all enquiries regarding this list This list is used by UK teachers and researchers in Scandinavian Studies to share information about courses, events, resources and projects.

SCHML  
This list has been retained 08/08/2014 no one can subscribe to this list and no one can post to this list - contact helpline@jiscmail.ac.uk for all enquiries regarding this list This list is designed to provide a supportive network and forum for all those involved in the management of language provision. It is restricted to those employed in fully paid-up member institutions of SCHML.

SIGGEN  
SIGGEN, mailing list for the special interest group on natural language generation

SLT-LIST-UK  
This list provides a forum for speech and language therapists and related disciplines. Our aim is to encourage discussion and information-sharing about all aspects of professional activity including education, clinical practice and development of the profession.

SLT-RESEARCH  
This list aims to provide a forum for information, discussion and collaboration among speech and language therapists and others who are interested, or involved, in research into communication development and change, communication disability and-or disorders of feeding, swallowing and drinking.

STORIES-WE-LIVE-BY  
This group is for researchers and students who have registered for "The stories we live by: an online course in ecolinguistics" (www.storiesweliveby.org.uk). The mailing list will be used for discussions about ecolinguistics and announcements of webinar times and new resources.

SUNGEN  
A network of academics exploring various aspects of gender and equality. Based in the University of Sunderland.

TEACHLING  
Teaching undergraduate and/or postgraduate linguistics.

TERMCELT  
Enables Celtic scholars involved in terminology, lexicography and language engineering for Welsh, Gaelic, Cornish, Irish, Manx and Breton to share their work and develop common approaches to research in this area.

TESTUNAU  
Fforwm i drafod testunau Cymraeg ar ffurf gyfrifiadurol. Trafodir creu arch if o destunau o bob cyfnod; safonau encodio, tagio, ffontiau, setiau cymeri adau, trefn goladu, a meddalwedd. (A forum, chiefly in Welsh, for discussing Welsh texts in computer-readable form.)

THORP  
An e-forum for onomasts, historians, archaeologists, and historical geographers researching aspects of the origins, spatial organization, economic function, social status and physical setting of settlements containing the place-name element -thorp (and its variants).

TRANSLATIO  
A Translation Studies forum used by postgraduate students to stir up debates and make announcements on forthcoming events. Students are invited to help each other out by exchanging research and content-related questions. Issues to be discussed in this context include translation theory, literature, cultural studies, linguistics, DTS, cognitive theory and sociotranslatology. Experienced scholars are also welcome.

TRELLIS  
The list is primarily intended for academic staff teaching and researching in English Language and Linguistics in universities in the UK. Members will discuss current issues of interest and concern to the HE linguistics community.

UK-CDI  
This list is for announcements of developments in the UK-CDI - the UK version of the Communicative Development Inventories

UK-CLA  
Mailing list for the UK Cognitive Linguistics Association

UKLO1  
This list will be used as needed by the UK Linguistics Olympiad committee for communicating with teachers and/or pupils.

URBAN-PLACE-NAMES  
The Urban Place Names list brings together those interested in the critical study of place names and naming practices in urban areas. It is intended to be interdisciplinary in focus and includes perspectives from Cultural Politics, Geography, Linguistics, Sociology and Urban Planning (among others).

VOICE  
Voice and speech practitioners working in HE and the creative industries.

VOICEGROUP  
This list is for members of the inter-faculty Voice Research Group at the University of Newcastle to contact each other about relevant events and research opportunities.

WMATRIX  
This list is intended to support users who are using corpus based methods in the humanities, social science and computer science disciplines, in particular corpus linguistics, conceptual history and natural language processing, via the Wmatrix toolkit.

WORDGRAMMAR  
For discussion of the linguistic theory Word Grammar and related topics in linguistics.