Great news! At last a meeting about the topics dealt with on this blog.
First International Conference on Non-Professional Interpreting and Translation,
17-19 May 2012 at Forlì, Italy (see map)
Presented by the Advanced School of Modern Languages for Interpreters and Translators (SSLMIT) and the Department of Interdisciplinary Studies in Translation, Languages and Cultures (SITLeC) of the University of Bologna at Forlì.
Nigel Hall, Manchester Metropolitan University, a leading British authority on language brokering
Brian Harris, Universidad de Valladolid, author of this blog
Marjorie Faulstich Orellana, Univerity of California at Los Angeles, a leading American researcher on language brokering
Gideon Toury, Tel Aviv University, a leading academic innovator of translation theory
Website for further information: click here on FORLÌ
Congratulations to Rachele Antonini of the University of Bologna for taking this iniative. I look forward to meeting as many of you at Forlì as possible.
Footnote: If any of you practitioners are thinking of attending the 1st ProZ.com Europe International conference, notice that it starts in Rome on May 21, just after the above conference.