2nd Roundtable on Practices and Standards in Forensic Authorship Analysis
The 2nd Roundtable on Practices and Standards in Forensic Authorship Analysis, which is supported by the International Association of Forensic Linguists, will be held online at the University of Manchester on the 7th of July 2021.
The event is aimed at moving the field of forensic authorship analysis towards standardisation in the practice by improving the dialogue between scholars with different approaches and from various disciplines. This event follows the 1st Roundtable, which was hosted in 2019 and can be watched at this Youtube address: https://youtu.be/ZUfxdLstIOc .
This year’s event will is taking place online via Zoom.
The timetable is below. All times in British Summer Time / GMT+1
|9.00 – 9.45||Dr Shunichi Ishihara (Australian National University): “Estimating forensic likelihood ratios for linguistic text evidence with discrete models”|
|9.45 – 10.15||Questions and roundtable discussion|
|10.15 – 10.25||Break|
|10.25 – 10.45||Dr Sheila Queralt (Laboratorio SQ – Lingüistas Forenses): “The challenge of measuring the impossible: Authorship attribution casework”|
|10.45 – 11.00||Questions|
|11.00 – 11.20||Dr James Tompkinson (JP French Associates): “Understanding and expressing evidence in forensic speech science“|
|11.20 – 11.35||Questions|
|11.35 – 12.00||Roundtable discussion|
|12.00 – 12.30||Lunch break|
|12.30 – 12.50||Dr Lynn Anthonissen (University of Tübingen): “Individuality in language: Patterns of variation and change in a network of early modern authors“|
|12.50 – 1.05||Questions|
|1.05 – 1.50||Dr Maciej Eder (Polish Academy of Sciences/Pedagogical University of Kraków): “Reliability issues in authorship attribution studies”|
|1.50 – 2.30||Questions and roundtable discussion|
|2.30 – 2.45||Wrap up and conclusions|
The event is FREE to attend but participants need to register here. The 2nd Roundtable on Practices and Standards in Forensic Authorship Analysis will be recorded and uploaded on Youtube.
For further information, please contact the organisers: Dr Andrea Nini (University of Manchester) and Dr David Wright (Nottingham Trent University)