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Full Title: 2nd Nottingham Postgraduate Conference on Translation Studies: Translation and Identity

      
Location: Nottingham, United Kingdom
Start Date: 11-Jul-2013 - 11-Jul-2013
Contact: Lorenzo Mastropierro
Meeting Email: click here to access email
Meeting Description: The Centre for Translation and Comparative Cultural Studies
School of Cultures, Languages and Area Studies, University of Nottingham

is pleased to announce the
2nd Nottingham Postgraduate Conference on Translation Studies:
In cooperation with the University of Birmingham and the University of Leicester

Translation and Identity
Thursday, 11 July 2013

Organizers: Lorenzo Mastropierro, Kathryn Martin, Birgit Friedrich, Xiaofei Sun, Wei Ye

Keynote Speaker: Prof. Mona Baker (University of Manchester)

The conference will provide a national forum for postgraduates and early researchers currently working in the area of translation studies to meet and network with each other. The programme will consist of the keynote plenary and a number of thematically grouped panels where papers are presented and discussed (20 minutes).

Travel bursaries of up to £50 may be available for students presenting papers who are unable to obtain funding from their home institution. Attendance and refreshments are free for those presenting. Those who do not present will be asked to pay a registration fee of £5.

Undergraduates wishing to get an insight into current research in translation studies are very welcome to attend.
Linguistic Subfield: Translation
LL Issue: 24.1627


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