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        1.    Juliane Walter, Languages & The Media

Message 1: Languages & The Media
Date: 02-Jun-2010
From: Juliane Walter <juliane.waltericwe.net>
Subject: Languages & The Media
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Languages & The Media
Short Title: L&M

Date: 06-Oct-2010 - 08-Oct-2010
Location: Berlin, Germany
Contact: Janina Knoche
Contact Email: infolanguages-media.com
Meeting URL: http://www.languages-media.com

Linguistic Field(s): Sociolinguistics

Meeting Description:

Languages & The Media is a biennial international conference dedicated to the
subject of language transfer in a changing media landscape (Video, DVD, digital
TV, cinema and social networks). The conference themes include innovations and
latest developments in dubbing, subtitling, voice-over and translation for the
media. Participants of this year's conference will discuss pivotal topics such
as the impact of Facebook, MySpace, and other social networks on audiovisual
media. Community translations (crowdsourcing), as well as the adaptation of
games to specific cultures (games localisation) are also at the top of the
agenda. International experts will further discuss topics such as national and
international language policies in the media, multilingual access to global
media as well as the distribution and quality of content. The conference is
accompanied by an exhibition where vendors and manufacturers of language
services and technology products are represented. The conference language is
English.
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