Conference – Words Laying Down the Law: Translating Arabic Legal Discourse

Words Laying Down the Law: Translating Arabic Legal Discourse 7-8 October 2019 The Aga Khan University Institute for the Study of Muslim Civilisations, London Link to event page: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/conference-words-laying-down-the-law-translating-arabic-legal-discourse-tickets-64718417529 About the event What is the impact of translation on the diffusion of legal concepts between domains of discourse? Does the translation of legal terminology modify the perception of the corresponding

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Registration now open: Constructing the ‘Public Intellectual’ in the Premodern World

Constructing the ‘Public Intellectual’ in the Premodern World A two-day conference co-hosted by the Genealogies of Knowledge project, the Division of Classics, Ancient History and Archaeology, and the Centre for Translation and Intercultural Studies, University of Manchester, UK 5th-6th September 2019 | Chancellors Hotel, Manchester Call for papers Keynote speakers Important dates Venue Programme Registration Bursaries Contact Abstracts Registration now open We are pleased

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Edoardo Crisafulli – Demystifying Christian Liberty

Demystifying Christian Liberty Edoardo Crisafulli 1 May 2019, 5pm-6.30pm Ellen Wilkinson Building, Room B2.4 University of Manchester On 1 May 2019, the Genealogies of Knowledge team will be hosting a talk by Dr Edoardo Crisafulli entitled ‘Demystifying Christian Liberty’. No registration is necessary, all are very welcome to attend!   Abstract This presentation delves into one of the most hotly

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Genealogies of Knowledge II

An international conference hosted by the Centre for Translation and the Department of Translation, Interpreting and Intercultural Studies, Hong Kong Baptist University, Hong Kong In collaboration with the Genealogies of Knowledge Project, University of Manchester, UK 7-9 April 2020 CONFERENCE THEME KEYNOTE SPEAKERS VENUE IMPORTANT DATES ABSTRACT / PANEL SUBMISSION Conference Theme This conference builds on and extends the theme of Genealogies of

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CFP: Translation as Political Act

Translation as Political Act Perugia, Italy 9-11 May 2019 A three-day conference hosted by the Dipartimento di Scienze Politiche, University of Perugia, Italy in collaboration with the Genealogies of Knowledge project. Conference website: http://home.translationaspoliticalact.net/ Confirmed speakers include: Mona Baker, Nicole Doerr, Fruela Fernandez, Lynne Franjié, Guy Rooryck and Lieve Jooken. Call for Papers Version française Versione italiana Translation, both in the restricted sense of

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Constructing the ‘Public Intellectual’ in the Premodern World

Constructing the ‘Public Intellectual’ in the Premodern World A two-day conference co-hosted by the Genealogies of Knowledge project, the Division of Classics, Ancient History and Archaeology, and the Centre for Translation and Intercultural Studies, University of Manchester, UK 5th-6th September 2019 | Chancellors Hotel, Manchester Call for papers Keynote speakers Important dates Venue Registration Bursaries Contact Abstracts Abstract submission now closed:  Please

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The Palestinian Animal League (PAL) reports on ‘Developing and Translating Rights’ event

The blog post reproduced below was written by a member of the Palestinian Animal League (PAL). It reports on the recent Developing and Translating Rights event, hosted by the Genealogies of Knowledge project and held at the University of Manchester on 19th June 2018. PAL in UK PAL was pleased to be invited to an event organised by the Centre for Translation and

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A host of tongues.. Multilingualism, lingua franca and translation in the Early Modern period

A host of tongues…: Multilingualism, lingua franca and translation in the Early Modern period

Call for Papers 13-15 December 2018 Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, Nova University of Lisbon Conference Website In the fifteenth and sixteenth centuries, the linguistic situation in Europe was one of remarkable fluidity. Latin, the great scholarly lingua franca of the medieval period, was beginning to crack as the tectonic plates shifted beneath it, but the vernaculars had not

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‘Developing and Translating Rights’ event

Developing and Translating Rights A half-day event co-hosted by the Genealogies of Knowledge Project and the Centre for Translation and Intercultural Studies, University of Manchester, UK 19 June 2018 | Ellen Wilkinson Building, University of Manchester Programme Abstracts Registration Venue Contact About the event The concept of human rights, as enshrined in the UN Declaration of Human Rights, itself translated into more than 501

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Corpora and Discourse International Conference

CASS

Call for Papers 22-24 June 2018 Lancaster University The fourth international Corpora and Discourse conference (CAD 2018) will be held at Lancaster University from Friday 22 June to Sunday 24 June 2018. The conference will be hosted by the ESRC Centre for Corpus Approaches to Social Science (CASS). Corpus-Assisted Discourse Studies (CADS) investigates the employment of corpus techniques to examine

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