LINGUIST List 15.3395

Fri Dec 03 2004

Confs: General Ling/Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom

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        1.    Isabelle Perez, Interpreting and Translating



Message 1: Interpreting and Translating

Date: 01-Dec-2004
From: Isabelle Perez <i.a.perezhw.ac.uk>
Subject: Interpreting and Translating

Public Service Interpreting and Translating: Breaking Down the 
 Barriers, a Team Effort 
 Short Title: PSIT Conference 
 
 Date: 19-Mar-2005 - 21-Mar-2005 
 Location: Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom 
 Contact: Isabelle Perez 
 Contact Email: SMLPSITconfhw.ac.uk 
 Meeting URL: http://www.sml.hw.ac.uk/ctiss
 
 Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics 
 
 Meeting Description: 
 
 The purpose of the conference is to explore Best Practice for practitioners
 seeking to deliver social inclusion and equality of access across the
 divides between languages and cultures - including professional cultures. 
 
 The conference will be of interest to:
 
 - Policy-makers with an interest in social inclusion and equality of access
 for people from minority and ethnic backgrounds
 - People responsible for ensuring the effective delivery of services to
 multilingual / multi-cultural groups
 - People working in public service sectors: legal system and immigration,
 health care, local government (social work, housing, education,
 environmental health...), cross-cultural survey work, etc.
 - Organisations in the voluntary and not-for-profit sector offering support
 to minority language groups (including Deaf Communities)
 - Public Service Interpreters & Translators (practitioners, trainees and
 students)
 - Sign Language/spoken language Interpreters (practitioners, trainees and
 students)
 - Trainers of public service & sign language interpreters & translators
 - Researchers in the fields of interpreting, translating, linguistics,
 cross-cultural communication and anthropology
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