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Conference Information

Full Title: 16th International Conference on Translation 2017

Location: Kuala lumpur, Malaysia
Start Date: 08-Aug-2017 - 10-Aug-2017
Contact: Looi Wai Ling
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Meeting Description: The International Conference on Translation (ICT) also known as Persidangan Penterjemahan Antarabangsa (PPA) is a bi-annual conference, which was first held in 1984 through the initiatives of the Malaysian Translators Association (MTA) and the Institute of Language and Literature (DBP). ICT came to being owing to the awareness that translation is an indispensable communication medium in knowledge transfer, and therefore contributes significantly to a nation’s development.

This 16th International Translation Conference will be held at Crystal Crown Hotel, Petaling Jaya, Malaysia from the 8 to the 10th of August, 2017. The Faculty of Languages and Linguistics and the Academy of Malay Studies, University of Malaya will co-host this conference with the support of the following co-organizers: Malaysian Translators Association (MTA), Malaysian Institute of Translation and Books (ITBM), the Institute of Language and Literature (DBP) and Perbadanan Kota Buku (PKB).

The 16th International Conference on Translation aims to:

- Inspire intellectual and professional discourse, with the aim to explore current theories, techniques, issues, perspectives, practices, research and accreditation in the translation field.
- Enhance the cooperation and collaboration between translator scholars and students of Translation Studies and practitioners in the translation industry.
- Consolidate translator training and reinforce the synergy of training in real professional settings.
- Intensify the awareness among all participants in the translation service of the value of translation in a society.

Keynote Speakers:

Prof Emeritus Dato’ Dr Hajah Asmah Haji Omar (University of Malaya, Malaysia)
Prof Anil Dhingra (Jawaharlal Nehru University, India)
Prof Kirsten Malmkjaer (University of Leicester, UK)
Prof Steven Defeng Li (University of Macau, China)
Mr A. Palaniappan (Language Services Department, Parliament of Singapore, Singapore)

Fees & Registration:

Registration will commence from 1 November 2016 onwards.

To Register:

Click on ''Online Registration'' on the top left of the conference page and provide the necessary information.

Further Information:

For updates on PPA-16, please visit the conference website regularly at:
Linguistic Subfield: Translation
LL Issue: 28.770

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