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Durham University

School of Modern Languages & Cultures

Events in Modern Languages & Cultures

The Fourth Durham Postgraduate Colloquium on Translation Studies: A Dialogue between Process-oriented and Sociological Approaches

30th April 2016, 09:00 to 1st May 2016, 17:00, PG20 & PG21, Palace Green, Durham University

This colloquium aims to provide a platform for young scholars in the field of Translation and Interpreting Studies, where they can present their own research projects and exchange ideas with more senior academics. Focusing on the dialogue between process-oriented and sociological approaches, the colloquium aims to address some of the main challenges faced by translation and interpreting studies as it shares border with various disciplines. 


  • Christina Schäffner (Emeritus Professor of Translation Studies, Aston University)
  • Sonia Vandepitte (Professor of Translation, Interpreting and Communication, Ghent University)


Date: April 30 – May 1, 2016

Venue: PG20 & PG21, Palace Green, Durham University, UK

Language: English 


February 15, 2016 Deadline for submitting abstracts (submission form attached below)

February 20, 2016 Notification of acceptance

March 1, 2016  Registration opens

April 15, 2016 Registration closes 


£50 (including refreshments and lunch)

£80 (including refreshments, lunch and dinner in the senate room of Durham Castle with the keynote speakers) 


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