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Wednesday, 29 February 2012 09:24

Postgraduate Students Conference 2012: Methods & Approaches in Translation Studies

Postgraduate Students Conference 2012: Methods & Approaches in Translation Studies

Hong Kong Baptist University – Translation Center
2 – 5 May 2012

Call for Abstracts

The Centre for Translation of the Hong Kong Baptist University organizes its second International Postgraduate Students Conference in Translation Studies to further pursue its attempts to provide young researchers from all research areas with the opportunity to share and discuss their research.

Conference Aims
The Postgraduate Students Conference aims to:
•       enhance mutual understanding and cooperation among students of the tertiary institutions and to encourage creative and constructive endeavors which are conducive to students' learning and overall development;
•       provide local/international postgraduate students with an opportunity not only to exchange their views but also to benefit from the comments of prominent international scholars in the discipline; and
•       foster a supportive environment in which young researchers can exchange ideas on current themes and issues in translation and interpreting studies.

Keynote Speaker:  Professor Sherry Simon (Concordia University Montreal, Montreal)

Abstract submission deadline: 10 March 2012
Notification of acceptance: 1 April 2012
Registration deadline: 20 April 2012

Abstract proposals, not exceeding 250 words in English, should be attached as a WORD document using (SurnameForename.doc) and sent to: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Please include the presenter's institutional affiliation and a short bio.

Organizing Committee:
Marija Todorova
Xin Guangqin
Liu Jixiang
Daisy Li
Stella Sorby
John Q. Wang

Advisory Committee:
Prof. Martha Cheung
Dr. Ester Leung
Dr. Wayne Liang
Dr. Robert Neather
Dr. Yau Wai Ping
Dr. Jessica Yeung
Prof. Tan Zaixi

Postgraduate student registration fee: HK $250.
Registration fee includes tea breaks and conference materials.
Participants are expected to organize and cover their travel and accommodation expenses.

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