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Fourth International Conference on Research into the Didactics of Translation
2018-06-20 to 2018-06-22
Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, Bellaterra (Spain)

PACTE (Process of Acquisition of Translation Competence and Evaluation) is organising the Fourth International Conference on Research into the Didactics of Translation (didTRAD), which will be held at the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, 2022 June 2018.

This conference aims to provide a forum for researchers in the field of translator training. The conference topics are:

  1. Teaching translation: introduction to translation; legal translation; scientific-technical translation; literary translation; audiovisual translation; localization; inverse translation, etc.
  2. Teaching interpreting: simultaneous interpreting; consecutive interpreting, community interpreting, etc.
  3. Teaching technologies for translators and interpreters.
  4. Teaching language for translators and interpreters (L1 and L2).
  5. Cross-cutting aspects of curriculum design: tutorials, final-year dissertations, placements, etc. link

20th International Congress of Linguists
2018-07-02 to 2018-07-06
Cape Town, South Africa
The congress is to be held at the Cape Town International Convention Centre between the 2nd to the 6th of July 2018. The hosts are CIPL (Comité International Permanent des Linguistes), the LSSA (Linguistics Society of Southern Africa) and UCT (the University of Cape Town). The Congress is held every five years, and is meant to showcase current developments in Linguistics. The Congress will run over five days, have a plenary panel on linguistics in South Africa, nine plenary speakers covering a range of major sub-fields, 10 paper sessions each with its own focus speaker, up to 30 workshops, and several poster sessions. While speakers and topics are drawn from a wide international pool, ICL 20 will take the additional opportunity of showcasing African language research. It will also cover applied linguistic areas of research of vital importance to the African continent and the 21st century at large, with a special extended session on Multilingualism, Education, Policy and Development.

http://www.icl20capetown.comexternal link

11th International Conference of the Spanish Cognitive Linguistics Association (AELCO)
2018-10-17 to 2018-10-19
University of Córdoba (Spain)

The Organizing Committee of the 11th AELCO International Conference is pleased to invite you to this new edition, which will take place on the 17–19 October 2018 at the University of Córdoba (Spain).

AELCO 2018 will take place in the historic center of Córdoba, a cultural and monumental city, designated World Heritage City by the UNESCO in 1984. We invite you to visit it and enjoy its large number of impressive monuments, such as the Mosque-Cathedral, the Alcázar de los Reyes Cristianos (Fortress of the Catholic Monarchs), the palatial city of Medina Azahara, or the medieval Fernandina churches. You will be able to enjoy its marvelous Judería (Jewish Quarter), its mysterious winding narrow streets, its patios, its delicious food, and its weather. We look forward to welcoming you at beautiful Córdoba in 2018! link