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Full Title: Globalisation - Challenges for Translators and Interpreters

Location: Zhuhai, China
Start Date: 06-Dec-2013 - 08-Dec-2013
Contact: Fangming Yan
Meeting Email: click here to access email
Meeting Description: Globalisation - Challenges for Translators and Interpreters

We are pleased to announce the conference ‘Globalisation - Challenges for Translators and Interpreters’. The conference will take place at Jinan University, Zhuhai, China, from Friday 6 December to Sunday 8 December 2013.

Keynote Speakers:

Professor Roberto Valdeón (University of Oviedo, Spain)
Dr. Saihong Li (University of Stirling, United Kingdom)
Associate Professor Henrik Gottlieb (University of Copenhagen, Denmark)
Professor Myriam Salama-Carr (University of Salford, United Kingdom)
Linguistic Subfield: Translation
LL Issue: 24.2859

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