IBN TIBBON Translation Studies Doctoral and Teacher Training Summer School

Granada, Spain: 26 June – 7 July 2017 Translation Studies Doctoral and Teacher Training Summer School is a joint initiative of 5 different universities: University of Ljubljana (Slovenia), University of Turku (Finland), University of Tampere (Finland), University of Granada (Spain) and Boğaziçi University (Turkey). Since 2012 the summer school has hosted doctoral students of TS and teachers of translators and

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Translation and Disruption: Global and local perspectives

2017 Portsmouth Translation Conference Saturday 4 November 2017, University of Portsmouth Confirmed Keynote speaker:  Prof. Dorothy Kenny, Dublin City University. Since Clayton Christensen expounded in his seminal book Innovator’s Dilemma how a small-scale but innovative digital technology can overthrow large established businesses overnight, the idea of digital disruption has been causing both excitement and concern in businesses worldwide, from financial

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Research Methods in Translation & Interpreting Studies

Reminder: deadline approaching! Course II: Specific Research and Scientific Communication Skills University of Geneva Following the success of our introductory course on research methods in Translation and Interpreting Studies, “Foundations and Data Analysis”, we are delighted to announce the launch of Course II: “Specific Research and Scientific Communication Skills”. Our online courses offer a unique opportunity for doctoral or pre-doctoral

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IATIS 6th INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE, 2018

Hong Kong Baptist University 3-6 July, 2018 The International Association for Translation and Intercultural Studies (IATIS) is delighted to announce that its 6th conference will take place from 3-6 July, 2018 at Hong Kong Baptist University. The 6th IATIS conference theme is “Translation and Cultural Mobility”, and contributions are welcomed in the form of panel sessions, individual papers, workshops and poster

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Ragusa and Montalbano: Translating Camilleri’s regionalised voices in AVT

Ragusa, 19 – 20 October 2017 The literary translation of Camilleri’s series of detective stories featuring Inspector Montalbano are the subject of annual seminars (2013-2016) organised by the University of Cagliari. The forthcoming  conference, Ragusa and Montalbano: translating Camilleri’s regionalised voices in AVT,  is also  a response to those studies and research. However, Montalbano’s global fame is undeniably closely linked

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Intersemiotic Translation, Adaptation, Transposition: saying almost the same thing?

University of Cyprus, Nicosia November 10-12, 2017 The three disciplines of Adaptation Studies, Semiotics, and Translation Studies share a common interest in the transference of texts across modes of signification such as textual, visual, oral, aural, gestural or kinesic. More particularly, Semiotics looks into the interpretation of signs in various semiotic systems, Intersemiotic Translation (Jakobson 1959)1renders linguistic texts into nonverbal

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Specific Research and Scientific Communication Skills

FTI-Geneva. Announcing Research Methods in Translation and Interpreting Studies, Course II: Specific Research and Scientific Communication Skills Following the success of our introductory course on research methods in Translation and Interpreting Studies, “Foundations and Data Analysis”, we are delighted to announce the launch of Course II: “Specific Research and Scientific Communication Skills”. Our online courses offer a unique opportunity for

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Genealogies of Knowledge I: Translating Political and Scientific Thought across Time and Space

7-9 December 2017 1st Call for Papers call-for-papers-2017-conference The production and circulation of knowledge across temporal and cultural spaces is a well-established research theme among classicists and historians of political thought, ideas, science and medicine, but recent developments have opened up new perspectives on this area of study. The study of social knowledge flows has advanced our understanding of these

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