A first call for papers has been issued for the Second Postgraduate Conference in Translation and Interpreting at Queen’s University Belfast.
4th – 5th June 2015
Territories of Understanding: Conflict and Encounter
Translation and interpreting are understood – and indeed function – all too often as tools that universalize and level. Unsustainable claims are made for their capacity to tap into and re-generate channels of communication which operate at the level of the species, while at the same time the deficits of translation and interpreting, in terms of significant and far-reaching failures of understanding, still structure our geopolitics. This conference will seek to address these broad issues by posing the following questions:
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