CALL FOR PAPERS- 16TH INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON TRANSLATION, 2017 (8-10 AUGUST 2017, CRYSTAL CROWN HOTEL, MALAYSIA)
CONFERENCE THEME: THE VALUE OF TRANSLATION IN SOCIETY
This conference focuses on the value of translation in society by combining socio-economic and political approaches to facilitate intra-, inter- and cross-cultural communication between diverse social groups with research that specifies the contribution of translation for Business, Culture, Education, Science and Technology. It is the ethical concept of value in its intrinsic and market characteristic that was chosen to express an interest in the many ways translation can satisfy the social needs of our complex societies.
The sub-themes include, but are not limited to:
1. Translation and culture
2. Translation and economy
3. Translation and ethics
4. Translation and politics
5. Translation and social issues
6. Translation and technology
7. Translation for children
8. Translation for education
9. Translation for religion
10. Interpretation for society
The Organizing Committee warmly welcomes participation (paper presenters/ non-paper presenters) from practitioners, academics, students, agencies, software producers, language policy makers, accreditation bodies, clients of translation services, and interested individuals worldwide. Abstracts for individual/joint papers to be presented at the 16th International Conference on Translation should be submitted latest by 31st December 2016.
For more information please visit: umconference.um.edu.my/PPA16