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LINGUIST List 23.3839

Thu Sep 13 2012

Calls: Translation/Malaysia

Editor for this issue: Alison Zaharee <alisonlinguistlist.org>

Date: 12-Sep-2012
From: Radiah Yusoff <odyusoffgmail.com>
Subject: 14th International Conference of Translation & FIT 7th Asian Translators’ Forum 2013
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Full Title: 14th International Conference of Translation & FIT 7th Asian Translators’ Forum 2013
Short Title: PPA-14 & ATF-7

Date: 27-Aug-2013 - 29-Aug-2013
Location: Batu Feringgi, Pulau Pinang, Malaysia
Contact Person: Hasuria Che Omar
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >
Web Site: http://ppa14atf.usm.my/

Linguistic Field(s): Translation

Call Deadline: 31-Dec-2012

Meeting Description:

The biennual 14th International Conference of Translation (Persidangan Penterjemahan Antarabangsa Ke-14, PPA-14) and the FIT 7th Asian Translators' Forum (ATF-7) are to be held from 27 to 29 August 2013. Both conference and forum are jointly organized by Universiti Sains Malaysia, Malaysian National Institute of Books & Translation (ITBM), Malaysian Translators Association (MTA) and Institute of Language and Literature (DBP), under the patronage of Ministry of Education and Ministry of Higher Education Malaysia. The theme of the conference is:

'Translator and Interpreter Training: Innovation, Assessment and Recognition'

The conference and forum aim at bringing together academics, researchers, professionals and practitioners from Asia and worldwide for a productive and rewarding exchange of insights, experiences, views and perspectives on current and future developments in translation and interpreting training. While the PPA has been organized bienually, the 7th ATF will be the first time ever organized by these bodies in Malaysia. The ATF is held every three years under the auspices of the International Translators' Federation/Fédération Internationale des Traducteurs (FIT).

Call for Papers:

The PPA-14 & ATF-7 2013 Organising Committee invites submissions for Paper Presentations on one of the following sub-themes:

- Training Programme in Translation and Interpreting
- Training and Industry
- Innovation in Translator and Interpreter Training
- Translation and Interpreting Education and Localisation
- Technology Literacy in Translation
- Accreditation and Recognition
- Translation in Various Field/Texts & Special Education
- Translation, Interpreting, Tourism and Heritage
- Translation and Interpreting Assessment
- Current Trends in Translation and Interpreting Studies
- Translator Training in Professional Settings
- Challenges and Prospects in Translation and Interpreting Studies

Presentation proposals can be submitted to ppa14atf7itbm.com.my in word 2003/2007 format, latest by 31 December 2012. The language medium for all presentations at the conference is Malay and English.

Key Dates:

Deadline for submission of abstracts: 31 December 2012
Notification of acceptance: 31 January 2013
Final manuscripts due : 31 May 2013

Further Information:

For updates on PPA-14 and ATF-7 please visit the conference website regularly at http://ppa14atf.usm.my/.

Should you have any queries, please do not hesitate to email the Organising Committee at ppa14atf7itbm.com.my, or call +604-653 3332/3378/2849/4183 [Secretariat], or +603-9226 2506 [Madam Saodah Abdullah] or +603-4145 1900 [Mr. Sakri Abdullah].

Mailing Address of the Conference Secretariat:

The Secretariat
14th International Conference on Translation & 7th Asian Translators' Forum
School of Humanities, Universiti Sains Malaysia
11800 Pulau Pinang, Malaysia
Tel: 04-653 3332/2859/4183
Fax: 04- 656 3707

For further information, please contact:

Assoc. Prof. Hasuria Che Omar [hasuriausm.my], 604-653 3332 /017-4775038
Dr. Rokiah Awang [arokiahusm.my], 604-653 3378 /019-4582859
Dr. Leelany Ayob [leelanyusm.my], 604-653 2849/ 012-4099964

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