Marija Todorova

Wednesday, 01 September 2021 12:37

IATIS Executive Council Elections - 2021

IATIS announces the 2021 elections to its Executive Council. Please read below for the policy on elections. The timeline is as follows:

  • Announcement of elections – 1 September 2021;
  • Deadline for receipt of nomination forms - 30 September 2021;
  • Confirmation of nominees – 11 October 2021;
  • Submission of candidate form and photo – 24 October 2021;
  • Online voting commences (details will be posted here later) - 01 November 2021;
  • Online voting closes – 01 December 2021;
  • Results announced - mid-December 2021.
Wednesday, 25 August 2021 08:43

Postdoc Fellowship opportunity in Hong Kong

Postdoc Fellowship opportunity at Hong Kong Baptist University

  • Three-year appointment
  • Salary: HK$ 406,550 (about US$ 52,200) per year (adjustable every year)
  • Conference/Research allowance: HK$ 12,920 (about US$ 1,600) per year
  • Qualification: Obtained PhD on or after 1 January 2018 or will complete PhD by 31 August 2022
  • Deadline: 17 September 2021
  • To apply contact: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. (Centre for Translation, Hong Kong Baptist University)
Wednesday, 25 August 2021 03:09

CfP: transLogos Journal Volume 4, Issue 2

Call for Papers for open access transLogos Journal Volume 4, Issue 2 to be published in December 2021.

Deadline: 16/10/2021

To submit: https://dergipark.org.tr/en/pub/translogos/page/6185.

Journal website: https://dergipark.org.tr/en/pub/translogos.

Special issue on

Trauma & Interpreting: Challenges, Current Practice, and Future Directions

(deadline extended)

 

 

Panel 28: “Advancing Translation Studies by understanding the  Labour in Translaboration“ and it is convened by Cornelia Zwischenberger (University of Vienna) and Alexa Alfer (University of Westminster).

Deardline for submission 15 October 2021

Discussions of ‘translaboration’ have so far focused on the investigative potential of the conceptual blending of ‘translation’ and ‘collaboration’. A further and rather central concept that emerges in/from translaboration is ‘labour’. Labour, as the production of appropriated surplus value, remains, we argue, an under-researched and under-discussed dimension of translation. To advance our understanding of both translation and Translation Studies, and the ways in which both fields of activity intersect with critical areas of human interest, the concept of labour, as distinct from ‘work’ (Narotzky 2018), warrants more sustained engagement. Our focus for this panel is the work/labour dimension of collaborative translation.

Read more here.

IATIS is joining Amnesty International, Amnesty Australia and the international community of translators and interpreters in seeking protection for Afgan Interpreters.

Thursday, 03 June 2021 12:07

Interview with Professor Wangui wa Goro

Our Executive Council member Professor Wangui wa Goro is the recipient of the 2021 Flora Nwapa Society Award. Read more about her thoughts on translation in an interview with IATIS President Professor Loredana Polezzi.

The Routledge Handbook of Translation and Health provides a bridge between translation studies and the burgeoning field of health humanities, which seeks novel ways of understanding health and illness. As discourses around health and illness are dependent on languages for their transmission, impact, spread, acceptance and rejection in local settings, translation studies offers a wealth of data, theoretical approaches and methods for studying health and illness globally.

Translation and health intersect in a multitude of settings, historical moments, genres, media and users. This volume brings together topics ranging from interpreting in healthcare settings to translation within medical sciences, from historical and contemporary travels of medicine through translation to areas such as global epidemics, disaster situations, interpreting for children, mental health, women’s health, disability, maternal health, queer feminisms and sexual health, and nutrition. Contributors come from a wide range of disciplines, not only from various branches of translation and interpreting studies, but also from disciplines such as psychotherapy, informatics, health communication, interdisciplinary health science and classical Islamic studies.

Find out more on this link.

This volume collects articles on translation in the field of art communication and the museum, a relatively recent and still under-researched field of translation studies. It attempts to shed more light on this transdisciplinary field by bringing together different experts, sharing their perspectives on the specific features, conditions and requirements of art translation from both a theoretical and an applied point of view. For more follow link here.

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