CFP: Translation as Political Act

Translation as Political Act Perugia, Italy 9-10 May 2019 A two-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 Plenary speakers Important dates Venue Registration Contact Call for papers A notable feature

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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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‘Mutations in Citizenship’ event (23 March 2018)

‘Mutations in Citizenship’:  Activist and translational perspectives on migration and mobility in the age of globalisation A research symposium co-hosted by the Genealogies of Knowledge project and the Centre for Translation and Intercultural Studies, University of Manchester, UK 23 March 2018 | Kanaris Theatre, Manchester Museum   Programme Abstracts Venue Registration Contact About the event Migration has always played an important role in the history and

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CFP: Using Corpora in Contrastive and Translation Studies (5th edition)

  The Centre for English Corpus Linguistics of the University of Louvain is organizing the fifth edition of the Using Corpora in Contrastive and Translation Studies conference series in Louvain-la-Neuve (Belgium) on 12-14 September, 2018. UCCTS is a biennial international conference which was launched by Richard Xiao in 2008 to provide an international forum for the exploration of the theoretical

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Re-Imagining Cultural Histories of The Middle East and North Africa

SOAS, University of London

Call for Papers 28 June 2018 SOAS, University of London A conference organised by: Communication and Media Research Institute, University of Westminster; The Centre for Global Media and Communications, SOAS; Goldsmiths College, University of London; Middle East and North Africa Programme, Chatham House. To celebrate 10 years of the Middle East Journal of Culture and Communication. Confirmed keynote: Professor Ella

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‘Mutations in Citizenship’: Activist and translational perspectives on migration and mobility in the age of globalisation

  A research symposium co-hosted by the Genealogies of Knowledge project and the Centre for Translation and Intercultural Studies, University of Manchester, UK 23rd March 2018 Migration has always played an important role in the history and development of human societies, but the past fifty years have seen marked rises in the movement and mobility of diverse populations worldwide. An

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