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Full Title: 15th EURO-PhD Symposium
Short Title: MuTra
Location: Saarbrücken, Germany
Start Date: 11-Jan-2013 - 12-Jan-2013
Contact: Heidrun Gerzymisch
Meeting Email: click here to access email
Meeting URL: http://www.uni-saarland.de/mutra
Meeting Description: Application Deadline 14 November 2012

Translating Literature across Cultures:
Georg Büchner, Henrik Ibsen, Patrice Nganang

January 11-12, 2013
Saarland University, Advanced Translation Research Center (ATRC)




Prof. Dr. Heidrun Gerzymisch,
Prof. Dr. Hans-Jürgen Lüsebrink,
Prof. Dr. Klaus Martens,
Prof. Dr. Annely Rothkegel

www.uni-saarland.de/mutra (English)

www.uni-saarland.de/atrc (German)


Anne Gorius, Susanne Schönhals, Somayeh Amin, Edmond Joel Kembou Tsafack

Interested post-graduate students are welcome to present advanced dissertation projects with a focus on translating literature and discuss their potential ‘added value’ with interdisciplinary scholars.

All interested colleagues are welcome.

Regular participation fee for external visitors: 45 Euros

Participation for doctoral candidates is free.

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Including CV (with University affiliation and name of supervisor) and abstract (300–500 words)
Linguistic Subfield: Translation
Subject Language: None
LL Issue: 23.4126

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