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Tuesday, 12 June 2012 10:50

IPCITI 2012 - 8th International Postgraduate Conference in Translating and Interpreting

-- 8th International Postgraduate Conference in Translating and Interpreting
8-10 November 2012. 
Centre for Translation and Textual Studies School of Applied Language and Intercultural Studies Dublin City University, Ireland. 

Call for Abstracts
We are pleased to call for abstracts for the 8th International Postgraduate Conference in Translation and Interpreting (IPCITI), to be hosted by the Centre for Translation and Textual Studies, Dublin City University, Ireland, from November 8th to 10th 2012.

IPCITI is a collaborative conference organised by Dublin City University, Heriot-Watt University, the University of Edinburgh, and the University of Manchester. It is designed to provide new researchers from all areas of translation and interpreting studies with the opportunity to share their research with peers in a supportive and intellectually stimulating environment. Day one of IPCITI is devoted to pre-conference workshops; days two and three are devoted to keynote lectures and parallel conference sessions.

The conference aims to showcase the great diversity of research in current translation and interpreting studies and invites abstracts from all relevant areas. Topics of specific interest to our organising committee include (but are by no means limited to):

Audiovisual translation
Community interpreting
Intercultural aspects of translation/interpreting
Literary translation
Models of translation
'Periphery' cultures and minority languages
Research methodologies in translation/interpreting
Sign language interpreting
Translation of children's literature
Translation/interpreting pedagogy
Translation technology
Translation/interpreting and ethics
Translation/interpreting and media, including social media
Translation/interpreting history
Translation/interpreting process studies
Videogames localisation

Abstract Submission Guidelines
English-language abstracts of 400-450 words should be submitted no later than 6th July 2012. Full information on how to submit abstracts will be available shortly at:

Keynote Speakers
Federico Federici, Durham University, UK Andy Way, Director of Language Technology, Applied Language Solutions, UK Jenny Williams, Dublin City University, Ireland

Pre-Conference Workshops (8th November)
Mixed Methods Research ? Stephen Doherty 2nd workshop to be confirmed

Important Dates
Abstract submission deadline: 6th July 2012 Notification of acceptance: 31st July 2012 Early bird registration deadline: 8th September 2012 Registration deadline: 8th October 2012

Publication of Papers
Following the conference, some papers may be recommended for publication in the journal New Voices in Translation Studies (

Registration information will be available shortly on the conference website at Early-bird registration fees will cost no more than
50 euro.

Further information, including information on accommodation and transportation to the conference venue, will be available shortly at:

Enquiries concerning the conference should be directed to: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Information about Dublin can be found at

Dr. Dorothy Kenny
Senior Lecturer
School of Applied Language and Intercultural Studies Dublin City University Dublin 9 Ireland

Fax: ++353 1 700 5527

Centre for Translation and Textual Studies

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