Saturday, 14 July 2012

Extended deadline for abstracts for IPCITI postgraduate conference, November 2012

Received from Dorothy Kenny at Dublin City University:

8-10 November 2012
Centre for Translation and Textual Studies
School of Applied Language and Intercultural Studies
Dublin City University, Ireland
Dear colleagues and students, 

This is to inform you that the deadline for submission of abstracts to the 8th International Postgraduate Conference in Translating and Interpreting has been extended to 23rd July 2012.

IPCITI is designed to provide *new* researchers from all areas of translation and interpreting studies with the opportunity to share their research with peers in a supportive and intellectually stimulating environment. Day one of IPCITI is devoted to pre-conference workshops; days two and three are devoted to keynote lectures and parallel conference sessions.

The conference aims to showcase the great diversity of research in current translation and interpreting studies and invites abstracts from all relevant areas. Topics of specific interest to our organising committee include (but are by no means limited to):

Audiovisual translation
Community interpreting
Intercultural aspects of translation/interpreting
Literary translation
Models of translation
'Periphery' cultures and minority languages
Research methodologies in translation/interpreting
Sign language interpreting
Translation of children's literature
Translation/interpreting pedagogy
Translation technology
Translation/interpreting and ethics
Translation/interpreting and media, including social media
Translation/interpreting history
Translation/interpreting process studies
Videogames localisation

Abstract Submission Guidelines
English-language abstracts of 400-450 words should be submitted no later than 23rd July 2012. Information on abstract submission is available at:

Keynote Speakers
Dr Federico Federici, Durham University, UK
Prof Andy Way, President of the International & European Associations for Machine Translation (IAMT & EAMT), Director of Language Technology at ALS, UK
Prof Jenny Williams, Dublin City University, Ireland

Pre-Conference Workshops (8th November)
Mixed Methods Research  Stephen Doherty
2nd workshop to be confirmed

Important Dates
Abstract submission deadline: 23rd July 2012
Notification of acceptance: 13th August 2012
Early bird registration deadline: 8th September 2012
Registration deadline: 8th October 2012

Publication of Papers
Following the conference, some papers may be recommended for publication in the journal New Voices in Translation Studies (

Registration information will be available shortly on the conference website at 

Further information, including information on accommodation and transportation to the conference venue, is available at:

Enquiries concerning the conference should be directed to: ipciti2012 at

Information about Dublin can be found at

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