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Conference Information

Full Title: Translation and Interpreting Forum Olomouc 2017

Short Title: TIFO 2017
Location: Olomouc, Czech Republic
Start Date: 10-Nov-2017 - 11-Nov-2017
Contact: Veronika Šnyrychová
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Meeting Description: 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
Linguistic Subfield: Translation
LL Issue: 28.546

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