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Full Title: 5th Asian Translation Traditions Conference

Short Title: ATT5-Sharjah
Location: Ajman, United Arab Emirates
Start Date: 27-Nov-2012 - 29-Nov-2012
Contact: Said Faiq
Meeting Email: click here to access email
Meeting URL: http://att5.ajman.ac.ae/en.html
Meeting Description: 5th Asian Translation Traditions Conference (ATT5)
Patronage and Agency in/of Asian Translation Traditions
27-29 November 2012
Ajman University of Science & Technology (AUST)
Ajman, United Arab Emirates (UAE)

The 5th Asian Translation Traditions Conference (ATT5) will be held at Ajman University of Science & Technology (AUST), Ajman, United Arab Emirates (UAE), on 27-29 November 2012.

This conference is a sequel to four previous conferences held at AHRB Centre for Asian and African Languages in London (2004), the Adivasi Academy in Tejgadh, India (2005), Boğaziçi University in Istanbul (2008), and The Chinese University of Hong Kong (2012). Like the previous conferences, the fifth conference aims to explore the richness and diversity of non-Western discourses and practices of translation.

Registration and Accommodation:

For details, please visit the conference website: http://att5.ajman.ac.ae/en.html
Linguistic Subfield: Translation
LL Issue: 23.3102

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