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Full Title: New Research in Translation and Interpreting Studies 2013
Short Title: NRTIS_2013
Location: Tarragona, Spain
Start Date: 01-Jul-2013 - 03-Jul-2013
Contact: David Orrego Carmona
Meeting Email: click here to access email
Meeting URL: http://isg.urv.es/seminars/2013_new_research/index.html
Meeting Description: The Intercultural Studies Group is pleased to announce its sixth international conference for graduate students and young scholars: New Research in Translation and Interpreting Studies 2013.

Languages: English, Spanish

Venue: Faculty of Letters, Universitat Rovira i Virgili, Tarragona, Spain

Keynote speaker: Kirsten Malmkjaer, University of Leicester; Ignacio GarcĂ­a, University of Western Sydney

Format: Speakers will be given 20 minutes to present their project; each presentation will be followed by 15 minutes of discussion. This format is designed to promote international contacts among novice researchers and to encourage extensive feedback from peers.

Deadlines: Proposals by January 18, 2013. Notification of acceptance by March 5, 2013.

Publication: Selected speakers will later be invited to present 3,000-word papers for publication.
Linguistic Subfield: Translation
Subject Language: English; Spanish
LL Issue: 24.137

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