UCREL research centre

4th Using Corpora in Contrastive and Translation Studies Conference

Lancaster University, UK – 24th to 26th July 2014

Welcome to the UCCTS4 website

Final programme available; see also book of abstracts.

The fourth international Using Corpora in Contrastive and Translation Studies conference (UCCTS) will be held at Lancaster University from Thursday 24th July 2014 to Saturday 26th July 2014.

About the conference

UCCTS is a biennial international conference which was launched by Richard Xiao in 2008 to provide an international forum for the exploration of the theoretical and practical issues pertaining to the creation and use of corpora in contrastive and translation studies. The conference is hosted by the UCREL research centre, which brings together the Department of Linguistics and English Language with the School of Computing and Communications at Lancaster.

Plenary speakers

We are happy to announce that the following speakers have accepted our invitation to give plenary lectures at UCCTS4:

  • Silvia Bernardini (Bologna University, Italy)
  • Signe Oksefjell Ebeling (University of Oslo, Norway)
  • Dorothy Kenny (Dublin City University, Ireland)
  • Béatrice Lamiroy (Catholic University of Leuven, Belgium)
  • Stella Neumann (RWTH Aachen University, Germany)

Key dates

  • 15th October 2013 – first Call for Papers
  • 31st October 2013 – abstract submission opens via conference website
  • 10th January 2014 – deadline for abstract submission
  • 28th February 2014 – notification of the outcome of peer review & early bird registration opens
  • 15th April 2014 extended to 20th April – early bird registration closes
  • 30th June 2014 – final deadline for registration & final deadline for cancellation with refund of registration fees
  • 24th–26th July 2014 – conference days


The following publishers are sponsoring the conference and will be present:

  • John Benjamins
  • Equinox
  • Edinburgh University Press

We gratefully acknowledge their support for the conference.

Other events

Lancaster is also hosting the following events before/after UCCTS4 in July 2014:

Participants in UCCTS4 may also be interested in one or more of these events.

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