Centre for Translation and Interpreting Studies

Events

We organise regular research seminars and conferences and host visiting speakers. In the past, the Centre has played host to such events as the AHRC-funded Translating Cultures Network Key Cultural Texts in Translation, and from November 2012 to July 2013 the Centre collaborated with the Intercultural Studies Group, Universitat Rovira i Virgili (Tarragona, Spain) and the European Society for Translation Studies on a research project on translation in language learning, commissioned by the Directorate General for Translation of the European Union.

Forthcoming

2021-22

Semester Two

Seminars take place on Thursdays at 4pm on MS Teams. For further information and a joining link, please contact: LeicesterCTIS@leicester.ac.uk

3 February 2022

  • Speaker: Dr Alex Mével (University of Nottingham)
  • Title: Integrated, Immersive, Inclusive – creating captioning solutions for the stage

10 February 2022

  • Speaker: James Hewlett (RWS Group)
  • Title: Careers in the Translation and Localisation Industry (Part 2 – Workshop)

17 February 2022

  • Speaker: Cécile Pasquet (Translator and subtitler)
  • Title: Audiovisual Translation

24 February 2022

Reading week - no seminar

3 March 2022

  • Speaker: Sheam Khan (University of Leicester)
  • Title: Examining the Influence of the Translator's Ideology on the Message of the Qur'an

10 March 2022

  • Speaker: Dr Cathy McAteer (University of Exeter)
  • Title: Translating Great Russian Literature: Behind the Scenes at Penguin Russian Classics

17 March 2022

  • Speaker: Helen Wagner (Freelance Translator)
  • Title: Life beyond the MA. How your dissertation can open doors.

Semester One 

21 October 2021

  • Speaker: Prof. Kirsten Malmkjær (University of Leicester)
  • Title: Who knows best? Style, meaning and the Smilla controversy

28 October 2021

  • Speakers: Dr Ahmed Elimam & Alysia Fletcher (University of Leicester)
  • Title: The Qur’an, Translation and the Media: A Narrative Account

4 November 2021

  • Speaker: Jie Deng (University of Leicester)
  • Title: Archive Research in Translation Studies: A Case Study of Chinese Classics

18 November 2021

  • Speaker: Sui He (University of Edinburgh)
  • Title: Cognitive Metaphor Theories in Translation Studies: Towards a dual-model parametric approach

26 November 2021

  • Speaker: Prof. Zhu Chunshen (Chinese University of Hong Kong)
  • Title: Positive Translation Studies: What Why How

2 December 2021

  • Speaker: James Hewlett (RWS/SDL)
  • Title: Careers in the Translation and Localisation Industry

Past

2020-21

2019-20

2018

2017

See a list of events which took place between October and December 2017.

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