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LINGUIST List 18.2744

Sat Sep 22 2007

Confs: Translation/Germany

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        1.    Daniel Dejica, Audiodescription & Multidimensional Translation Research

Message 1: Audiodescription & Multidimensional Translation Research
Date: 21-Sep-2007
From: Daniel Dejica <daniel.dejicacls.upt.ro>
Subject: Audiodescription & Multidimensional Translation Research
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Audiodescription & Multidimensional Translation Research

Date: 03-Oct-2008 - 05-Oct-2008
Location: Munich, Germany
Contact: Daniel Dejica
Contact Email: daniel.dejicacls.upt.ro
Meeting URL: http://www.translationconcepts.org/mutra.htm

Linguistic Field(s): Translation

Meeting Description:

MuTra Advanced Training & International PhD School is a follow-up to the Marie
Curie Multidimensional Translation Euroconferences and European PhD Schools at
Vienna, Copenhagen and Saarbrücken (2005-2007), Aarhus, Prague (2002-2004) and
Saarbrücken (1999-2001). It offers advanced, flexible Translation & Interpreting
training of the highest academic quality toT & I professionals and researchers
in Subtitling, Audiodescription as well as PhD preparation and management through:

- six intensive weekend seminars + one assessment seminar offering lectures,
exercises, interactive sessions and individual counselling spread out over a 12
to 14 month period

-A focus on interrelating practical issues, theoretical foundations and research

Instruction in English by experienced professionals and researchers at training
sites in Saarbrücken, Heidelberg, Berlin, Munich and Fosano/Switzerland

Tailor-made scheduling as individual weekend seminars or complete PhD package

to get early-stage and more experienced researchers ready for a successful
career in international academia or other organizational contexts.

MuTra Community & Network

MuTra was initiated as a project within the Marie Curie Program sponsored by the
European Union with partners at Saarland University, University of Copenhagen,
Vienna University, Aarhus School of Business, Eötvös Lorand University,
Budapest, Fachhochschule Flensburg, Titelbild GmbH, Berlin, and EURICE GmbH,

MuTra has attracted highly committed and successful international partners at
leading universities and international organizations as lecturers and
instructors, among them colleagues at the University of Bologna/Forlì, Innsbruck
University (IFTTK) in cooperation with the University of Massachusetts, USA,
Roehampton University and the University of Surrey in the UK as well as from
leading broadcasters like ARTE/Strasbourg, ZDF/Berlin and Bavarian
Broadcasting/Munich. It is organized by the ATRC at Saarland University in
cooperation with the Technical University Timisoara. Trainers and advisors are
university professors and lecturers, experienced PhD advisors and academic
professionals including Bernd Benecke (Bavarian Broadcasting/Munich), Mary
Carroll (Titelbild/Berlin), Delia Chiaro (Bologna/Forlí), Andrew Chesterman
(Helsinki), Jorge Diaz-Cintas (London), Daniel Gile (Lyon/Paris) and
Ernst-August Gutt (SIL).

Curriculum Organization

MuTra Advanced Training & PhD School is offered to graduate translators,
interpreters, language experts and PhD students in Translation & Interpreting
studies as a series of seven seminars organized on several weekends within a
period of about one year. It includes:

Basic (B) Seminars in research skills for doing research and PhD preparation
(conceptual framing, hypothesis building, research methodology, and the reading
& writing of scholarly papers)
Exchangeable (E) Component Seminars offering training in issues and problem
solving strategies within the fields of Audiodescription (AD), Subtitling (HoH)
and/or Theater & Musical Translation Supporting (S) Workshops focussing on the
interrelationship of theory and practice in T & I Training for Research Projects
(TP): designing, organizing and presenting a research or PhD project

All training components are offered at least once a year and may be taken
individually, in conjunction with other seminars or as the MuTra PhD preparatory
school (six seminars plus assessment). Exchangeable seminars (E) may be
substituted for proven practical experience in the field.

-Upon request, all seminars can be arranged individually or as a package in
house, at universities or companies.

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