LINGUIST List 27.2295

Thu May 19 2016

Confs: Translation/Poland

Editor for this issue: Ashley Parker <>

Date: 19-May-2016
From: Lucja Biel <>
Subject: Translating Europe Workshop: Forum on Quality in Legal Translation
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Translating Europe Workshop: Forum on Quality in Legal Translation

Date: 06-Jun-2016 - 06-Jun-2016
Location: Warsaw, Poland
Contact: Lucja Biel
Contact Email: < click here to access email >
Meeting URL: http://

Linguistic Field(s): Translation

Meeting Description:

The symposium is organized by the Institute of Applied Linguistics, University of Warsaw and the DGT Field Office in Poland as part of the #Translating Europe project and is one of a series of Translating Europe Workshops taking place in all EU Member States. This Europewide project is designed to address skills gaps in the language industry and make translation students and graduates more readily employable.

The symposium will address the issue of quality in legal translation from the research, market and training perspectives. The keynote speakers include Prof. Fernando Prieto Ramos from the University of Geneva and Prof. Hendrik J. Kockaert from KU Leuven. The speakers will include representatives of the Directorate General for Translation (European Commission), The Polish Association of Translation Agencies (PSBT), the Polish Society of Sworn and Specialized Translators (TEPIS), the Association of Polish Translators and Interpreters (STP), the Polish Normalisation Committee, translation agencies and translator training schools.

The conference will be held in English.
Free admission.
Registration by 31 May 2016 at (please send your name, academic degree and institution)

Organizing Committee:
Dr hab. Łucja Biel (Chair)
Dr Anna Jopek-Bosiacka
Dr Agnieszka Biernacka
Dariusz Koźbiał (secretary)
Julita Śmigielska
Aleksandra Tomaszewska


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