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2011, 2012 Translation Studies Conferences

2011, 2012 Translation Studies Conferences

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1. August 1st – 4th 2011

FIT congress, August, San Francisco

FIT XIX World Congress – Bridging Cultures
1-4 August 2011
San Francisco, California, USA

2. September 14th -17th 2011

International symposium: History of Translation in the Cross-cultural Perspective

Institute for Philology and History
Department for Translation/Interpreting and Translation Studies
The Russian State University for the Humanities (RSUH)
Moscow, Russia
14-17 September 2011

The Steering committee: the Department for Translation/ Interpreting and Translation Studies of the School of Philology and History RSUH; see the website: <> (the English version is under construction).

Head of the Steering Committee: Natalya Reinhold (PhD in English, Dr of Philology), head and professor of the Department for Translation/
Interpreting and Translation Studies

Secretary of the Steering Committee: Irina Zvereva (Candidate of Philology)
Please apply before 1 July 2011 by sending a 260-word abstract and your bio to
The Steering Committee will have let all prospective participants know about their decision by 15 July 2011.

3. October 3rd 2011

From Scroll to Screen: Translation and Reading from Ancient to Modern University of British Columbia, October 3rd 2011


Leanne Bablitz, CNERS

Siobhán McElduff, CNERS

4. October 21st 2011

International On-line Conference in Translation and Interpreting Studies

Translation and Interpreting in the Digital Age: Perspectives on Practice and Research

Friday, 21th October 2011

Centre for Translation, Interpreting & Intercultural Studies,

University of Salford, United Kingdom

5. October 21st 2011

The Third international symposium on live subtitling with speech recognition
Exploring new avenues and new contexts: live subtitling and other re-speaking applications for (media) accessibility

Venue: Department of Translators and Interpreters, Artesis University College
Antwerp, Belgium, 21 October 2011.

For more information and early bird online registration, please consult:

Department of Translators and Interpreters Artesis University College
Schildersstraat 41 2000 Antwerp Belgium

T +32 3 240 19 11 | F +32 3 248 19 07

6. November 5th , 2011

Conference, Portsmouth, Nov. 2011
Translation and Memory

Date: Saturday 5 November

Venue: Park Building, University of Portsmouth.

Plenary speakers:
Professor Bella Brodzki (Sarah Lawrence College, New York)
Dr Siobhan Brownlie (Centre for Translation and Intercultural Studies, University of Manchester)
Dr Ayman El-Desouky (School of Oriental and African Studies)

Enquiries and/or abstracts of 300 words should be sent to Dr Margaret Clarke at by 30 June 2011. A refereed publication will follow the conference.

7. March 15th -18th , 2012:

Translation Theory (panel), NEMLA

Rochester, NY, USA

300-word abstracts in English should be sent to Anna Strowe <> by September 30, 2011. Include with your abstract your name and affiliation, email address, and A/V needs.

Translation Theory Panel
43nd Annual Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
March 15-18, 2012
Rochester, New York – Hyatt Rochester
Host Institution: St. John Fisher College

8. March 29th 31st , 2012

ATISA VI Conference

Teaching Translation and Interpreting in the 21st Century: Research, Methods and Modes of Delivery

The Sixth Biennial Conference of the American Translation & Interpreting Studies Association (ATISA)

University of Texas at Brownsville

Keynote speaker: Don Kiraly

Submission Deadline: October 15, 2011

Translation and Interpreting scholars are invited to submit 200-300 word proposals for individual papers in pdf format. Presentations on all aspects of translation and interpreting studies are welcome. Presentations will be 20 minutes in length, followed by discussion. There will be sessions all day Friday and Saturday.  The deadline for receipt of proposals is October 15, 2011. Submitted Abstracts will be reviewed and rated from 16-Oct-2011 until 15-Dec-2011. Authors will be notified of their acceptance after 15-Dec-2011.

Proposals are to be submitted electronically at:

For more information, please visit the ATISA web page at

9. April 28th -29th , 2012

2012 LTTC International Conference

The Language Training and Testing Center (LTTC) in Taipei, Taiwan, is pleased to announce a call for proposals for the 2012 LTTC International Conference on translation and interpretation to be held on April 28¡V29, 2012, at National Taiwan University. Please visit our website ( for details.

10. June 18th -22nd 2012

PACTE Group is organising two events on the subject of the didactics of translation, which henceforth will take place bi-annually. These events will be held at the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona in June 2012.

A. June 18th – 20th 2012

FIRST SPECIALIST SEMINAR ON THE DIDACTICS OF TRANSLATION (18-20 June 2012) This seminar focuses on training translator trainers and is aimed at Master’s and PhD students, new teachers of translation, and professional translators who are interested in teaching.

Further information about the seminar:

B. June 21st -22nd 2012


VIII INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON TRANSLATION, Dept of Translation and Interpreting (21-22 June 2012) The aim of this conference is to bring together researchers in all fields pertaining to translator and interpreter training.

Further information about the congress:

11. June 28th – 30th 2012

CFP Panel. Portsmouth.
Languages as a barrier to European integration?

Panel proposals are invited on translation, interpreting and languages in relation to European integration and European Studies research more generally, for our forthcoming conference

‘Towards a European Society? Transgressing Disciplinary Boundaries in European Studies Research’
University of Portsmouth
Thursday June 28th – Saturday June 30th 2012

Please send panel proposals to no later than 31st July 2011. For more details and the full conference call for papers, see

12. July 24th to 27th , 2012

4th Conference of the International Association for Translation and Intercultural Studies Queen’s University Belfast, Northern Ireland, UK

The International Association for Translation and Intercultural Studies is delighted to call for papers for its fourth conference, which will take place at Queen’s University Belfast, Northern Ireland, from July 24th to 27th, 2012.

The conference theme, Translation and the Politics of Recognition, embraces a wide range of topics within translation, interpreting and intercultural studies. Intending participants can submit abstracts to the general conference or to any one of the conference panels, as detailed below.

The closing date for submission of abstracts is 19 September 2011.

13. November 27th -29th 2012

The Fifth Asian Translation Traditions Conference

The Fifth Asian Translation Traditions Conference (ATT5-Sharjah) will be organized by and held at the American University of Sharjah (AUS), the United Arab Emirates (UAE), on 27-29 November 2012.

This conference is a sequel to four previous conferences held at AHRB Centre for Asian and African Languages in London, UK, (2004), the Adivasi Academy in Tejgadh, India (2005), Boğaziçi University in Istanbul, Turkey, (2008), and The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, (2010).  Like the previous conferences, ATT5-Sharjah aims to explore the richness and diversity of non-Western discourses and practices of translation.

For more information, see