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Queen's University Belfast

Queen’s University Belfast (www.qub.ac.uk) has a proud academic tradition that stretches back over 160 years from its establishment by Queen Victoria in 1845 as one of three Queen’s Colleges in Ireland. It received its Royal Charter from King Edward VII in 1908, becoming an independent university in its own right. Today its beautiful campus attracts visitors from far and wide. Getting to Queen's University The University is situated on University…

Belfast

Belfast is the capital city of Northern Ireland, a place with an amazing variety of landscapes, cultural attractions and leisure opportunities as well as an intriguing - and famously complex - history. Within a few hours of Belfast, one can visit pre-Christian burial sites, coastlines of legend and famous cathedrals.   Belfast boasts an impressive architectural heritage: from the proud City Hall in the heart of the city, to the…

Registration Information

Conference Registration for IATIS 2012 will open on Tuesday 20th March 2012. There are different conference registration fees for: IATIS members and non-members students and non-students early-bird (up to 5pm on 25th May 2012) and late registrations Please make sure you register for the conference using the correct category. You can join IATIS or renew your IATIS membership here. To register for the conference click here.
Call for Papers In Latin America, translation has had a crucial importance in shaping identities, in contesting or supporting nationalist discourse, in establishing contact between different –and often asymmetric– linguistic communities. An already considerable body of research documents the role of translators and interpreters in the Colonial context, in the constitution of nation-States, in the renovation of literary repertoires. In those processes, Latin American letrados in the nineteenth century and…

Interpreting and the Social Fabric

Call for Papers The invisible and neutral interpreter profile that emerged out of the drive towards professionalization of conference interpreting prevailed in early work in interpreting studies. The discipline experienced a volte-face at the turn of the present century however, with the growing scholarship on community interpreting, civil society interpreting and interpreting in conflicts. The recognition of interpreting as a situated practice has shifted the focus of research from interpreters’ detachment…
Call for Papers Since the foundation of the academic discipline of Translation Studies after World War II, the asymmetries and anisomorphisms of cultures and languages have been recognized and well articulated as a central theoretical issue for Translation Studies and as fundamental challenges for practicing translators and interpreters.  The translation of categories and concepts brings these issues to the fore.  Categories and concepts sit at the intersection of cultural and…
Call for Papers ‘Large’ and ‘small’ nations within official national boundaries co-live and preserve cultural identities in various forms. In some geographical areas, the recognition and protection of cultural heritage, including language, have entailed tensions between local, regional and national governments and users of the so-called minority languages. These tensions have been mirrored in educational curricula, in the media and in the social and political groups aiming at the promotion…
Call for Papers Arabic literature, declared Edward Said in 1990, "remains relatively unknown and unread in the West, for reasons that are unique, even remarkable." Twenty years later, there has certainly been an increase in the availability of Arabic literary and non-literary works in several European languages, and more attention is being given to current publications in Arabic. Yet, considering the great interest in the West in Arab and Muslim…
Call for Papers Miller et al (2001, p.1) claim in Globalization and Sport that 'Sport is probably the most universal aspect of popular culture. It crosses languages and countries to captivate spectators and participants, as both a professional business and a pastime'. In a globalised world, much sport has a vast international audience and consequently generates enormous income and extensive media coverage. In some of the most highly mediated sports…
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