Universitat Rovira i Virgili

Open seminars and presentations in Translation Studies, 2012

All presentations should be available live at 
http://videoconferencia.urv.es/r55891362/ ("Entrar como invitado")


Wednesday January 11, 11.15 - 13.00 CET
François GRIN (Faculté de traduction et d'interprétation,
Université de Genève):
Language economics as a field of inquiry: from local to global issues
(details here)

Thursday January 12, 11.15 - 13.00 CET
Fabio ALVES (Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais, Brazil):
Eye-tracking as a methodology to tap into translators' metacognitive activity

Wednesday June 20, 2012: 9.00 - 11.30 CET
Anne LAFEBER, public defense of the doctoral dissertation 
Translation at inter-governmental organizations: the set of skills and knowledge required and the implications for recruitment testing
Examining board: Dorothy Kelly, John Kearns, Christopher Waddington

Wednesday June 20, 2012: 11.30 - 14.00 CET
Maggie Ting Ting HUI, public defense of the doctoral dissertation 
Risk Management by Trainee Translators: A Study of Translation Procedures and Justifications in Peer-group Interaction
Examining board: María Calzada, Catherine Way, Mar Gutiérrez

Monday July 9, 2012: 10.00 - 14.00 CET
Esmaeil HADDADIAN MOGHADDAM, public defense of the doctoral dissertation 
Agency in the translation and production of novels from English in modern Iran
Examining board: Reine Meylaerts, Elena Ferran, Saeid Hooshangi

Tuesday July 10, 2012: 11.00 - 14.00 CET
Kyriaki KOUROUNI, public defense of the doctoral dissertation 
Translating under time constraints in an undergraduate context: A study of students' products, processes and learning styles
Examining board: Cay Dollerup, Carmen Rueda, Marcos Cánovas

All events are open to the general public. They will be in the Sala de Graus, Ave. Catalunya 35, Tarragona.