IAFL: The International Association of Forensic Linguists

Joining IAFL

Why join the International Association of Forensic Linguists?

Members of the International Association of Forensic Linguists join a community interested in all aspects of the investigation of language and the law. The Association organises international conferences and members are entitled to discounted rates at those conferences. Furthermore, all members receive, at no extra cost, copies of the International Journal of Speech, Language and the Law (Formerly The Journal of Forensic Linguistics) and electronic access to back issues of The Journal from volume 5 onwards.

How do I join the International Association of Forensic Linguists?

In order to join the Association please print out and complete the membership application form. You are welcome to pay by cheque or bank transfer depending on your currency area. Details of payment methods in each area are provided at the bottom of the form. You should read the details of payment methods for your payment area before completing the form.

IAFL has two classes of membership: Full Membership and, at a slightly discounted rate, Student Membership. All members receive subscriptions to the journal, Forensic Linguistics.

Any questions?

If you experience any difficulties, or wish to confirm current subscription rates or details of how to join, you should contact the Regional Representative for your region.

Names and email addresses of the IAFL Regional Representatives:

  • UK (If you are paying in pounds sterling and drawing your cheque on an English Bank):

    Isabel Picornell,
    Brickfields House,
    Le Grand Val,
    GY9 3XD,
    Channel Islands,

    e-mail: isabel@QED.info

  • USA (If you are paying in dollars):

    Philip Gaines,
    Wilson Hall 2-176,
    Montana State University,
    Bozeman, MT 59717,

    telephone: +1 406 994-3532
    e-mail: gaines@montana.edu

  • AUSTRALIA (If you are paying in Australian Dollars):

    Diana Eades,
    School of Behavioural, Cognitive and Social Sciences,
    University of New England,
    Armidale 2351 NSW,

    fax:    02 6773 3735
    e-mail: Diana.Eades@une.edu.au

  • EUROPE (If you are paying in Euros):

    Professor M. Teresa Turell,
    Institut Universitari de Lingüística Aplicada,
    Universitat Pompeu Fabra,
    c/ Roc Boronat 138,
    08018 Barcelona,

    telephone: 00 34 93 542 22 50//23 22
    fax:    00 34 93 542 23 21
    e-mail: teresa.turell@upf.edu

  • ASIA, JAPAN (If you are paying in Japanese Yen):

    Professor Mami Hiraike Okawara,
    School of Regional Policy,
    Takasaki City University of Economics,
    1300 Kaminamie,
    Takasaki Gunma 370-0801,

    telephone: +81-27-344-7510
    fax:    +81-27-344-7510
    e-mail: mamihoka@tcue.ac.jp

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