|Full Title:||International Conference on Community Translation|
|Short Title:||ICCT 2014|
|Start Date:||11-Sep-2014 - 13-Sep-2014|
|Meeting Email:||click here to access email|
‘Community translation’ or ‘public service translation’ refers to translation of different types of texts intended to facilitate communication between public services and people who do not have a good command of mainstream language(s). These texts may be produced by national or local authorities, non-governmental organisations, ethnic community organisations or leaders, neighbourhood associations, or any other social agent. They may include information leaflets, brochures, local newspapers, radio programs and websites among other genres and formats. The common denominator is that they are texts that need to be translated into minority languages in order to ensure communication with all citizens and residents and empower minority language speakers by giving them access to information and enabling them to participate in society.
Prof. Dorothy Kelly (Granada University, Spain)
Adjunct A/Prof. Uldis Ozolins (University of Western Sydney, Australia)
Dr. Harold Lesch (Stellenbosch University, South Africa)
Early bird registration (by 30 May 2014): 250 AUD
Normal rate: 300 AUD
Students: 100 AUD
Conference social dinner (optional): 100 AUD
School of Humanities and Communication Arts, University of Western Sydney, Bankstown Campus (details to be provided in due course).
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