Translation and Interpreting Forum Olomouc 2017

Страна: Чехия

Город: Olomouc

Тезисы до: 01.09.2017

Даты: 10.11.17 — 11.11.17

Область наук: Филологические;

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Организаторы: Department of English and American Studies Translation and Interpreting Section Faculty of Arts, Palacký University Olomouc, Czech Republic


The 2017 conference theme ''Translating the Wor(l)d: Beyond Language'' reflects upon the fact that translation has become a major communication modality of the post-modern globalized world. The conference aims at mapping the landscape of this specific human activity by exploring the increasing complexity of language communication.

The featured invited speakers for TIFO 2017 are Franz Pöchhacker (University of Vienna) and Aline Remael (University of Antwerp).

Conference sections are suggested as follows:

- Translator's and interpreter's role and ethics in global/local communication
- Formative aspects of the profession: developing inclinations, aptitudes, and skills
- Quality throughout the translation/interpreting process
- Crossing language borders: a major challenge, or a source of inspiration?
- Translation technology, its position, requirements, and benefits
- Translating literature as a way to the knowledge of the world

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