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TSS 2013 will be in Cologne!

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Registration is open now. Come and join us (and tell others :-))!
15-19 July 2013 at the Cologne University of Applied Sciences.
Here’s all about it:
http://www.termnet.org/english/events/tss_2013/index.php

(in case you do not know yet: TSS = International Terminology Summer School, and 2013 we’ll have our 30th anniversary! But I swear, we don’t look a day older than 25 ;-))

How you use your language is how you perceive your world. Writes the Club of Rome

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Language is also about power. Specialised languages build barriers and elites; they can be exclusive on purpose, and in principle there is no harm when economists use their language to communicate with each other on aspects relevant to their discipline. But it is an entirely different issue, when a specialised language becomes invasive and oppressive and defines how we understand and interpret the world we live in, taking over the way we perceive and verbalise reality.

The full article can be downloaded from The Club of Rome Website