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LINGUIST List 24.4193

Wed Oct 23 2013

Calls: Translation/Spain

Editor for this issue: Bryn Hauk <brynlinguistlist.org>

Date: 23-Oct-2013
From: PACTE Group <cg.didtrad.pacteuab.cat>
Subject: 2nd International Conference on Research into the Didactics of Translation
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Full Title: 2nd International Conference on Research into the Didactics of Translation
Short Title: didTRAD 2014

Date: 07-Jul-2014 - 09-Jul-2014
Location: Barcelona, Spain
Contact Person: PACTE Group
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >
Web Site: http://grupsderecerca.uab.cat/pacte/content/didtrad-2014

Linguistic Field(s): Translation

Call Deadline: 15-Jan-2014

Meeting Description:

PACTE Group is organising two events on the subject of the didactics of translation. These events will be held at the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona in July 2014.

2nd International Conference on Research into the Didactics of Translation (8-9 July 2014):

The aim of this conference is to bring together researchers in all fields pertaining to translator and interpreter training.

2nd Specialist Seminar on the Didactics of Translation (7 July 2014):

This seminar focuses on training translator trainers and is aimed at Master's and PhD students, new teachers of translation, and professional translators who are interested in teaching.

Call for Papers:

To submit an abstract, please visit: http://grupsderecerca.uab.cat/pacte/en/content/abstract-submission.

Conference Presentation Types:

Oral Presentations:

Oral presentations on subjects of research that come within the list of conference topics.

Length: 20 minutes, followed by 10 minutes for discussion


These presentations are the equivalent of oral presentations but in .html or .ppt format so that audio and/or video may be incorporated. Presentations will be made available to conference participants in multimedia rooms during the two days the conference lasts.

Auto-presentations are designed to be interactive, presenting data, innovative ideas, or preliminary results of research that comes within the topic headings of the conference.

Length: 15 minutes

Authors should be present in the multimedia room in which their presentation is available at the time and on the day scheduled by the conference organizers in order to comment on their presentations with participants present.


Presentations in this case take the form of printed posters. The following norms have been established for poster presenters:

- Posters should be no larger than 120 X 80 cm.
- They may be printed in black and white, or in colour
- Poster presenters must bring a printed copy of their poster with them to the conference. They will be responsible for displaying the poster at the time and in the place designated by the conference organizers.

For information on how to produce a poster, see: http://connect.le.ac.uk/posters.

Short Presentations (Pecha Kucha):

Pecha Kucha are short oral presentations in which 20 slides are shown for 20 seconds each. They are ideal for presenting teaching units, experiments in assessment, new teaching methods, teaching resources etc.

Length: 6 minutes 40 seconds each

Various presentations will take place within a session. They will be followed by some time discussion.

For information on how to produce a Pecha Kucha presentation, see: http://www.educacontic.es/blog/pecha-kucha-20-x-20.

Round Table Sessions:

Proposals are invited for round table sessions. The title of the proposed round table, the number of participants, a brief description of the aims and content (700-800 words) together with the name of each presenter and the title of their presentation should be submitted with each proposal. If a proposal is accepted, the person responsible for the proposal will also be responsible for organizing and moderating his/her proposed round table session.

Length: 1hr 30 min

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