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Monday, 24 November 2014 14:20

15th International Conference on Translation


Synergising the Translation Community: Academia, Industry and Professional Practice

The 15th International Conference on Translation will be held in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia from 25 to 27 August 2015. The conference will be hosted by Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (National University of Malaysia) and co-organized by Malaysian Translators Association (MTA), Malaysian Institute of Translation and Books (ITBM), Institute of Language and Literature (DBP), under the patronage of the Ministry of Education, Malaysia.



The conference invites papers on all aspects of translation and interpreting theory and practice, including but not limited to academia-industry interactions, innovation and best practices, technology and new media, accreditation and recognition, culture and sociology, new trends and approaches in translation research as well as issues that lie in the intersection of these and other interrelated disciplines

Submission of Abstract

Abstracts should be submitted to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. by 31st January 2015. All abstract submissions should follow these guidelines:

· Include the following at the start of the abstract: title of paper, name(s) of author(s), affiliation of author(s), e-mail of author(s);

· Length of abstract should be 200 - 250 words maximum and sent in electronic form as a Word file in an email attachment;

· Use 12pt, Times New Roman, 1.5 spacing and justified alignment; and

· Insert a list of three to six keywords in alphabetical order below the abstract.

Submission of Full Paper

Once your abstract has been accepted, a full paper must be submitted by 30th April 2015. For the guideline on the submission of full papers please refer to the conference's website

Working Languages of Conference

English and Malay

Registration Fee

· International presenters/participants: USD550.00

· Local presenters/participants: RM800.00

· Local students (with student card): RM700.00

The registration fee includes conference proceedings, luncheons as well as coffee/tea breaks.

Important Dates

· Deadline for submission of abstracts: 31 January 2015

· Notification of acceptance: by 28 February 2015

· Deadline for submission of full paper: 30 April 2015

For further information on the Conference, please visit our website or e-mail us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Kindest regards

Mohamed Zain Sulaiman, PhD

Lecturer, Translation & Interpreting Studies
Editor, GEMA Online® Journal of Language Studies
Co-Editor, New Voices in Translation Studies

School of Language Studies & Linguistics
Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia

43600 UKM Bangi, Malaysia

Tel. +60 3 8921 6199

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