Joint Seminar Series (Heriot-Watt/Edinburgh Uni) 2017/2018

Translation Studies Research 2017-2018

Semester 1

1.Mary Phelan, Dublin City University
Language and Power in Irish courts in the Nineteenth Century
Wed., 1 Nov. 2017, 4.30-6.00pm, Heriot-Watt University

2.Sergey Tyulenev, Durham University
Translation in the public sphere
Wed., 8 Nov. 2017, 4.00-5.30pm, University of Edinburgh

 3.Monica Camino Moreno and Dr Blaise Potard, Dialexy Ltd.
Towards augmented translation: redesigning certified translation processes using artificial intelligence
Wed., 29 Nov. 2017, 4.30-6.00pm, MB 1.62, Heriot-Watt University

Venues
•at University of Edinburgh: Project Room 1.06, 50 George Square.
•at Heriot Watt University: Room MBG20.

Semester 2:

1. Charles Forsdick, University of Liverpool
Translating Cultures: variations on a theme
Wed., 17 Jan. 2018, 4.30-6.00pm, Heriot-Watt University

2. Michela Baldo, University of Hull
Translation and Transfeminist activism. Some Italian scenarios.
Wed., 7 Feb. 2018, 4.00-5.30pm, University of Edinburgh

3. Nadja Grbic, University of Graz
Us vs. Them: Autonomous and heteronomous interpreting practices in the history of signed language interpreting
Wed., 21 Feb. 2018, 4.30-6.00pm, Heriot-Watt University

 4. Jonathan Evans, University of Portsmouth
The Endless Translation of the Situationists
Wed., 28 Feb. 2018, 4.00-5.30pm, University of Edinburgh

 5. Olga Castro, Aston University
Feminist Translation Studies in a Transnational World: the joys and challenges of building alliances
Wed., 14 Mar. 2018, 4.00-5.30pm, University of Edinburgh

Venues
•at University of Edinburgh: Project Room 1.06, 50 George Square.
•at Heriot Watt University: Room MBG20