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LINGUIST List 21.2423

Tue Jun 01 2010

Calls: Translation/Thailand

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        1.    Tongtip Poonlarp, Translation & Interpretation in a Multilingual Context

Message 1: Translation & Interpretation in a Multilingual Context
Date: 01-Jun-2010
From: Tongtip Poonlarp <tongtiphotmail.com>
Subject: Translation & Interpretation in a Multilingual Context
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Full Title: Translation & Interpretation in a Multilingual Context

Date: 01-Nov-2010 - 03-Nov-2010
Location: Bangkok, Thailand
Contact Person: Dr. Tongtip Poonlarp
Meeting Email: tongtiphotmail.com
Web Site: http://www.ictithailand.com

Linguistic Field(s): Translation

Call Deadline: 15-Jun-2010

Meeting Description:

The Chalermprakiat Centre of Translation and Interpretation (CCTI), Faculty
of Arts, Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok is pleased to announce its first
international conference on translation and interpretation, to be held at the
Imperial Queen's Park Hotel on 1-3 November, 2010.

The conference aims to promote translation and interpretation as an
emerging field in Thailand, and to encourage an exchange of ideas among
translation and interpretation scholars as well as practitioners from across
the world. Papers are invited on all aspects of translation and interpretation.

Twenty-first century Thailand sees a growing need for translation as a
result of globalization and the advent of cyberspace. The Free Trade
Agreement between Asian countries to be signed in 2010 will likely increase
trade activities, but this may be hampered by communication breakdowns
stemming from differences in linguistic and cultural background. Translators
and interpreters therefore play an important role in intercultural
communication and in fostering good relations between peoples.

With Translation Studies a relatively new field in Thailand, the conference
will serve as a forum for an exchange of ideas among scholars, translators
and interpreters from across the globe.

Call For Papers

Extended Deadline: June 15th, 2010

The conference welcomes papers on a broad range of topics related to T&I,
including but are not limited to:

Translation (T)
- Audiovisual translation
- Corpora and translation
- Cultural aspects in translation
- History of translation
- Linguistics and translation
- Literary translation
- Machine Translation
- Translation assessment
- Translation in the digital age
- Translation pedagogy

Interpretation (I)
- Aptitude testing in interpretation
- Community interpretation
- Cultural aspects in interpreting
- Discourse and interpretation
- Interpretation and psycholinguistics
- Interpretation and the cognitive processes
- Interpreting in Asia
- Training of interpreters

Working language: English

Submission instruction
Papers may be submitted via e-mail to icti_thailandchula.ac.th and cc to
Dr. Tongtip Poonlarp (tongtiphotmail.com) by 15 June 2010. Please
include the author's name, address, affiliation, telephone number, and e-
mail address. Please note the following.

-Full paper: 4-6 pages
-Language: English
-Font: Times New Roman 11
-Word processing program: Microsoft Word

The template can be downloaded from www.ictithailand.com.

The papers will be accepted after the reviewing process performed by our
reviewers. All papers are blind peer reviewed.

Once the paper is accepted, the author(s) will be required to submit a
camera-ready copy. The accepted papers are expected to be presented at
the conference.

Key dates
Extended deadline for full paper submission: 15 June 2010
Notification of acceptance: 15 July 2010
Camera-ready copy due: 1 September 2010
Conference date: 1-3 November 2010

Contact information
For more information on the conference, please visit our official website
www.ictithailand.com or send an e-mail to Dr.Tongtip Poonlarp at
tongtiphotmail.com.
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