CIUTI Conference 2019, Melbourne, Australia
Jun
3
to Jun 5

CIUTI Conference 2019, Melbourne, Australia

The CIUTI conference will be held from 3 - 5 June 2019 by Monash University in Melbourne, Australia. 

The conference seeks to provide a forum for T&I academics, trainers and educators, professionals, and industry representatives to share innovative ideas on how to strengthen the interface between research and practice in the field of translation and interpreting studies.

The call for papers has been published. Abstracts for presentations should be submitted to CIUTI‐2019@monash.edu by 30 September 2018 and include a biographical statement of no more than 100 words.

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8th Media for All International Conference
Jun
17
to Jun 19

8th Media for All International Conference

This conference is about creating and mediating understanding in an increasingly complex mediascape. Understanding not only of audiovisual content, but also understanding of and between producers, consumers and prosumers, understanding for the technical and cognitive processes involved, understanding for consumers’ needs and desires, and understanding of and for working conditions, among many other perspectives.

Preliminary themes

  1. Mediating understanding on screen: subtitling, dubbing, voice-over, interpreting, narration, opera and theatre surtitling, localisation;
  2. Media access: subtitling for the deaf and the hard-of-hearing, live subtitling, respeaking, audio description, audio subtitling, sign language interpreting, speech to text interpreting;
  3. Fan translation: fansubbing, fandubbing, scanlation etc.
  4. Research methodology and interdisciplinary approaches;
  5. Innovation and new technologies: formats, platforms; AVT and social media;
  6. AVT in the global market: production and distribution, new trends, tools, needs, project management;
  7. Professional practice and ethics: labour market, working conditions, standardisation and harmonisation, productivity, costs, professional organisations, intellectual property rights, crowdsourcing;
  8. Quality standards and quality assurance;
  9. Reception research and audience needs, broadcasting for minority audiences;
  10. Censorship, manipulation and history of AVT;
  11. AVT training: curricula, new needs, standards, didactics and skills.

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6th International Conference on Language and Literacy Education, Johannesburg, South Africa
Aug
23
to Aug 26

6th International Conference on Language and Literacy Education, Johannesburg, South Africa

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In this 6th International Conference, we are inviting scholars, researchers, students and policy makers to dialogue on theories, ideas, and practices that address the disruptive nature of multilingualism and propose innovative pedagogies. Teachers and practitioners from a range of languages that include Sign Language, are especially encouraged to attend and present their best practices.

A second call for papers has been distributed. Deadline to submit your abstract: 15 March 2019

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EUMASLI III - presentation of MA research
Sep
3
to Sep 5

EUMASLI III - presentation of MA research

The current cohort of the European Master in Sign Language Interpreting consists of 21 interpreters from 12 countries. From 3 - 5 September 2019 they will present the results of their MA research.

The three-day event will take place from Tuesday, September 3, 2019 (afternoon), to Thursday, September 5, 2019, in the Deaf House, 17 Brohusgade, 2200 Copenhagen, Denmark. Come and join the presentations! Attendance is free, but please do register.

Contact: Jens Hessmann, Magdeburg-Stendal University of Applied Sciences, jens.hessmann@hs-magdeburg.de

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efsli AGM and Conference, Malmö, Sweden
Sep
6
to Sep 8

efsli AGM and Conference, Malmö, Sweden

“Let’s have a fika – culture in a cup!” Interpreting in, between and about cultures

The Swedish Sign Language association is proud to welcome all to the 2019 AGM and conference of the European Forum for Sign Language Interpreters. The event takes place in lovely Malmö and there we will immerse ourself in interpreting and culture- in every way we can.

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TISLR13, Hamburg, Germany
Sep
26
to Sep 28

TISLR13, Hamburg, Germany

The University of Hamburg hosts the 13th Theoretical Issues in Sign Language Research  (TISLR13) conference from September 26-28, 2019. TISLR Conference languages: German Sign Language, American Sign Language, English, International Sign; also CART in English. Call for Papers will be announced in May 2018.

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100 Years of Conference Interpreting: Looking Back and Looking Forward, Geneva, Switzerland
Oct
3
to Oct 4

100 Years of Conference Interpreting: Looking Back and Looking Forward, Geneva, Switzerland

With 9 months to go, preparation in full swing for #Conf1nt100. Mark calendar & join @interpretingFTI and @ILO in Geneva on 3&4 Oct 2019. Confirmed keynotes: Jésus Baigorri Jalón, Alexis Hervais Adelman and Jacolyn Harmer.

More info coming soon. Follow the @conf1nt100 Twitter account for info and updates

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3rd International Conference Teaching Deaf Learners, Haarlem, the Netherlands
Nov
6
to Nov 8

3rd International Conference Teaching Deaf Learners, Haarlem, the Netherlands

The 3rd international conference on Teaching Deaf Learners (TDL2019) will take place 6 - 9 November 2019 in Haarlem, the Netherlands. TDL2019 is organized by Harry Knoors and Marc Marschark and their colleagues on behalf of Royal Dutch Kentalis and the National Technical Institute for the Deaf (USA). The conference is supported by Oxford University Press. 

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ENPSIT InDialog conference, Antwerp, Belgium
Nov
21
to Nov 22

ENPSIT InDialog conference, Antwerp, Belgium

The main focus of this third InDialog conference, now an ENPSIT conference, remains on Dialogue Interpreting in all its forms. Participants will be invited to  submit proposals for panels, papers and posters on the influence different contexts might have on the ways in which Dialogue Interpreting unfolds in practice, is scientifically investigated and addressed in (higher) education and training. 

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International Congress on the Education of the Deaf (ICED), Brisbane, Australia
Jul
6
to Jul 9

International Congress on the Education of the Deaf (ICED), Brisbane, Australia

CED is the peak international forum for sharing evidence-based practice, research and ideas about education of Deaf / hard of hearing students.  The first ICED was held in Paris in 1878.  Since 1970, it has been held every 5 years in countries throughout the world.

The theme is The Power of Connection.

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4th Lesico International Conference, Warsaw, Poland
Aug
21
to Aug 23

4th Lesico International Conference, Warsaw, Poland

The fourth Lesico International Conference will be held in Warsaw in 21-23.08.2020. The Conference is, in its entirety, about teaching sign language as L1 and L2. It is a place to share experience and research, taken from everyday work of those who teach sign language, and also European and international associations that bring such teachers together. The conference is, in every way, a perfect, spot for Deaf sign language researchers.

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ITI Conference 2019, Sheffield, UK
May
10
to May 11

ITI Conference 2019, Sheffield, UK

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The ITI Conference 2019 will be staged in the Cutlers’ Hall, Sheffield on 10 & 11 May.

"The theme ‘Beyond the core: forging the future of the profession' focuses on our strengths as professionals and the ways in which, individually and collectively, we can rise to future challenges."

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EULITA and ALTI Conference, Luxembourg
Mar
28
to Mar 29

EULITA and ALTI Conference, Luxembourg

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EULITA (European Legal Interpreters and Translators Association) is organizing in cooperation with ALTI (Association luxembourgeoise des Traducteurs et Interprètes) a conference on 28 and 29 March 2019:

“The impact of interpreters on the judiciary at national and international level”

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International Conference Narratives of Immigration: Community interpreting as a right/rite of passage, Thessaloniki
Nov
23
9:30 AM09:30

International Conference Narratives of Immigration: Community interpreting as a right/rite of passage, Thessaloniki

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The Laboratory of Narrative Research and the Laboratory of Translation, Interpreting and Communication, with the support of AIIC Greece-Cyprus is organizing an annual symposium with the focus on the process of narrativising migrant displacement.

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1st Annual APTIS Conference, Birmingham, UK
Nov
23
to Nov 24

1st Annual APTIS Conference, Birmingham, UK

The Association of Programmes in Translation and Interpreting Studies (APTIS) of the UK and Ireland is hosting their first conference on 'Challenges and Opportunities in Teaching Translation & Interpreting'. The conference is hosted by Aston University.

Call for papers and more information: https://easychair.org/cfp/APTIS201

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ISIT International Conference: Discuss Interpreting
Nov
16
to Nov 17

ISIT International Conference: Discuss Interpreting

ISIT International Conference on Interpreting  aims at identifying and raising questions about changes, forcing us to call into question the role and identity of the interpreter in the face of the recent, the rapid and profound changes to their professional environment.

Deadline to send in your abstract to the call for papers: 31 March 2018

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Deaf Studies Conference, Gallaudet University, Washington DC, USA
Nov
1
to Nov 3

Deaf Studies Conference, Gallaudet University, Washington DC, USA

The Deaf Studies Conference takes place from 1-3 November 2018 at Gallaudet University in Washington DC.

The 2018 Deaf Studies Conference aims to explore questions as to how Deaf Studies can engage in such transformative work, where advancements in theory, methodology, and technology are translated into practices of local and global citizenship, and where human rights and social justice work is translated into theoretical insights and methodological practices?

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SIGN9 Conference, Warsaw, Poland
Aug
22
to Aug 25

SIGN9 Conference, Warsaw, Poland

The SIGN9 Conference will take place from 22-25 August in Warsaw, Poland.

'The SIGN conference has provided a platform for thought-provoking gatherings for sharing research results and experience among sign-language scholars from all over the world. It is the only conference in the world using only signed languages, with all presentations delivered either in International Sign or the sign language used in the hosting country. Presentations deal with issues of deaf individuals, their culture and language.'

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3rd International Conference on Sign Language Acquisition, Istanbul, Turkey
Jun
27
to Jun 29

3rd International Conference on Sign Language Acquisition, Istanbul, Turkey

International Conference on Sign Language Acquisition (ICSLA) aims at disseminating recent research findings on sign language acquisition from an interdisciplinary perspective that would ultimately develop ways to help deaf children access language as early as possible across the globe.

The conference languages are: English, Turkish, Turkish Sign Language, American Sign Language and International Sign. Interpretation in the conference languages will be offered during the conference program (27-29 June), the coffee breaks and the poster sessions.

More information: www.icsla2018.com

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4th International Congress on Family Centred early intervention for children who are deaf and hard of hearing, Bad Ischl, Austria
Jun
13
to Jun 16

4th International Congress on Family Centred early intervention for children who are deaf and hard of hearing, Bad Ischl, Austria

The FCEI conference is for families, researchers, practitioners and clinicians, both hearing and deaf and hard of hearing to come together to focus on research and evidence based best practice in a global context. The backdrop for the conference is beautiful Bad Ischl in Austria and will run from June 13 -16, 2018

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Deaf interpreters' conference, Hamburg, Germany
May
25
to May 26

Deaf interpreters' conference, Hamburg, Germany

The Erasmus+ project: Developing Deaf Interpreting will host a European conference, inviting all stakeholders, such as deaf and hearing interpreters, interpreter trainers, Deaf Associations and others with an interest in the field, to come and join the discussion. The conference will take place at Hamburg University on May 25 - 26, 2018. 

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International Conference of the World Federation of the Deaf, Budapest, Hungary
Nov
8
to Nov 10

International Conference of the World Federation of the Deaf, Budapest, Hungary

Full inclusion with sign language!

The conference will elaborate different themes on the occasion of plenary, section and board meetings: Bilingual Education, Sign Language in the Families, Deaf employees at employment market, Communication without barriers, new IT revolution, Participation in the decision-making process.

 

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SIGN8 - International Conference of Sign Language Users, Florianopolis, Brazil
Oct
9
to Oct 12

SIGN8 - International Conference of Sign Language Users, Florianopolis, Brazil

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This is the first time that the SIGN conference series is taking place in South America.

The main program of SIGN8 will take place on 09-12 October 2017. A pre-conference preparatory workshop to facilitate communication between International Sign and Brazilian Sign Language (LIBRAS) will take place on 09 October 2017.

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Third International Conference on Interpreting Quality, Granada, Spain
Oct
5
to Oct 7

Third International Conference on Interpreting Quality, Granada, Spain

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ICIQ3, the Third International Conference on Interpreting Quality, will be held in Granada, Spain, 5-7 October 2017. This conference is intended as a platform for fruitful dialogue on interpreting quality. Early bird registration is until 30 June 2017.

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9th DbI European conference on Deafblindness, Denmark
Sep
5
to Sep 8

9th DbI European conference on Deafblindness, Denmark

The 9th DbI European conference on Deafblindness will take place in Aalborg, Denmark. The title of the conference is Touch of Closeness - maintaining social connectedness. The central theme of the conference is social connectedness. Social connectedness is about how people come together and interact.  

Conference website: http://dbi2017denmark.com/forside.aspx

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XXI FIT Congress 2017: Disruption & Diversification
Aug
3
to Aug 5

XXI FIT Congress 2017: Disruption & Diversification

The theme will address the dizzying rate of technological change within the industry and the current challenges it provides for practitioners, service providers and clients alike, through presentations, panel discussions, workshops, tool demonstrations and exhibition, with experts from across the globe.  It will take trends and developments in the profession and put them into sharp focus for forging a pathway to the future.  

One of the session themes is 'Sign Language Interpreting: developments/access politics/ markets/ future/ technology'. Deadline for Call for Papers is 1 October 2016.

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