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Full Title: Macau Crossings: Translation and Cultures in Contact

Location: Macau, SARS, China
Start Date: 28-Jan-2013 - 30-Jan-2013
Contact: Marcia Schmaltz
Meeting Email: click here to access email
Meeting Description: Crossroads: Translation and Languages in Contact

Faculty of Social Sciences and Humanities, Graduate in Translation Studies
University of Macau and Universidade de São Paulo
Macau, China
28, 29, 30 January 2013
Venue: University of Macau

The International Symposium on Translation Studies aims to bring together international researchers from the fields of translation, languages and literature in the context of the intersection of languages and cultures, focusing on the specific case of Macau, and also the general case of Portuguese culture in Asia.
Linguistic Subfield: Sociolinguistics; Translation
Subject Language: Chinese, Mandarin; Portuguese
LL Issue: 23.2790

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