Cambridge Conversations in Translation

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Created: 2015-10-15 11:10
Institution: Centre for Research in the Arts, Social Sciences and Humanities
Description: In recent decades, the theory and practice of translation has become an increasingly prominent area of academic discussion and debate. Offering important opportunities for interdisciplinary research, this flourishing field inevitably promotes interactions across and within a wide range of different discourses. However, the University of Cambridge currently has no institutional infrastructure devoted to such work, and those interested in translation tend to be confined to informal fragmentary clusters that rarely converge. The Cambridge Conversations in Translation (CCiT) research group seeks to rectify this by providing a forum in which anyone and everyone with an active interest in translation can meet to exchange ideas about this rich and complex subject.

A series of panel discussions and workshops will bring together practitioners and scholars from fields as diverse as literary studies, linguistics, theology, history, music, philosophy, and anthropology to consider and respond to what we anticipate will be provocative insights from our invited speakers. The resulting discussions will encourage an engagement with both practice and theory as they draw on the experiences of professional translators alongside more speculative theoretical frameworks and methodologies.
 

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Cambridge Conversations in Translation - 10 October 2016 - Translation and Humour (Panel)

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Professor Delia Chiaro (Department of Interpreting and Translation, University of Bologna)
Dr Graeme Ritchie (Honorary Senior Research Fellow, School of Natural and Computing...

Collection: Cambridge Conversations in Translation

Institution: Centre for Research in the Arts, Social Sciences and Humanities

Created: Mon 24 Oct 2016


Cambridge Conversations in Translation - 11 May 2016 - Translation and Children’s Literature (Workshop)

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Workshop

Anthea Bell (Translator)

Children’s literature is an increasingly important strand of the publishing industry, and the study of such texts is becoming a...

Collection: Cambridge Conversations in Translation

Institution: Centre for Research in the Arts, Social Sciences and Humanities

Created: Mon 13 Jun 2016


Cambridge Conversations in Translation - 11 November 2015 - Translation and the Sacred Text (Panel)

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Theodor Dunkelgrün (Postdoctoral Research Fellow, CRASSH, Cambridge)
Simone Kotva (Faculty of Divinity, Cambridge)
Tony Street (Assistant Director of Research in Islamic...

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Institution: Centre for Research in the Arts, Social Sciences and Humanities

Created: Thu 12 May 2016


Cambridge Conversations in Translation - 12 February 2018 - Translation and Diversity (Panel)

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Jeremy Munday (Leeds)
Delia Chiaro (Bologna)

Moderator: Marcus Tomalin (Cambridge)



Diversity, in its diverse forms, has come to characterise those modern...

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Institution: Centre for Research in the Arts, Social Sciences and Humanities

Created: Fri 23 Feb 2018


Cambridge Conversations in Translation - 13 November 2017 - Translation and Poetry (Workshop)

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Viviane Carvalho da Annunciação (CLAS, Cambridge)
Jennifer Harris (Fac English, Cambridge)

Moderator: Monica Boria



Within the domain of literary translation, poetry...

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Institution: Centre for Research in the Arts, Social Sciences and Humanities

Created: Tue 21 Nov 2017


Cambridge Conversations in Translation - 14 October 2015 - Translation and Poetry (Panel)

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Adriana X. Jacobs (Associate Professor and Cowley Lecturer in Modern Hebrew Literature; Fellow, Oxford Centre for Hebrew and Jewish Studies, University of Oxford)
James...

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Institution: Centre for Research in the Arts, Social Sciences and Humanities

Created: Thu 15 Oct 2015


Cambridge Conversations in Translation - 17 February 2016 - Translation and the Periphery (Panel)

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Georgina Collins (Lecturer in Translation Studies, University of Glasgow)
Hephzibah Israel (Lecturer in Translation Studies, University of Edinburgh)
Paul Russell (Professor of...

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Institution: Centre for Research in the Arts, Social Sciences and Humanities

Created: Mon 29 Feb 2016


Cambridge Conversations in Translation - 2 March 2016 - Translation and the Periphery (Workshop)

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Angel Gurría-Quintana (Translator and Literary Critic)
Orri Tomasson (Teaching Associate in Modern Icelandic, University of Cambridge)

In recent decades, as the study of...

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Institution: Centre for Research in the Arts, Social Sciences and Humanities

Created: Thu 10 Mar 2016


Cambridge Conversations in Translation - 20 February 2017 - Translation and Censorship (Panel)

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Francesca Billiani (Manchester)
Federico Federici (UCL)
Rory Finnin (Cambridge)

Any text can be read as an expression of a given culture or ideology. The translated text, in...

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Institution: Centre for Research in the Arts, Social Sciences and Humanities

Created: Tue 21 Feb 2017


Cambridge Conversations in Translation - 20 January 2016 - Translation and Philosophy (Panel)

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David Charlston (Translator and Co-Editor of the Journal New Voices in Translation Studies)
Timothy Crane (Knightbridge Professor of Philosophy, University of...

Collection: Cambridge Conversations in Translation

Institution: Centre for Research in the Arts, Social Sciences and Humanities

Created: Mon 25 Jan 2016


Cambridge Conversations in Translation - 23 January 2017 - Translation and Technology (Panel)

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Adrià de Gispert (Cambridge)
Marcus Tomalin (Cambridge)

In recent years, the art of translation has witnessed an unprecedented technological revolution. For many people,...

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Institution: Centre for Research in the Arts, Social Sciences and Humanities

Created: Tue 31 Jan 2017


Cambridge Conversations in Translation - 24 October 2016 - Translation and Humour (Workshop)

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Dr Carol O’Sullivan (Senior Lecturer in Translation Studies, University of Bristol)

Moderator: Monica Boria (Language Centre, Cambridge)

Humour is a universal human trait...

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Institution: Centre for Research in the Arts, Social Sciences and Humanities

Created: Wed 2 Nov 2016


Cambridge Conversations in Translation - 25 May 2016 - Translation and Music (Panel)

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Lucile Desblache (Professor of Translation and Transcultural Studies, University of Roehampton)
Andrew Jones (Selwyn College, Cambridge)
Judi Palmer (Former Surtitle...

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Institution: Centre for Research in the Arts, Social Sciences and Humanities

Created: Mon 13 Jun 2016


Cambridge Conversations in Translation - 25 November 2015 - Translation and the Sacred Text (Workshop)

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Workshop

Nicholas King, SJ (Academic Director, Theology, St Mary’s University, Twickenham)
James Montgomery (Sir Thomas Adams’s Professor of Arabic, Executive Editor of the...

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Institution: Centre for Research in the Arts, Social Sciences and Humanities

Created: Mon 30 Nov 2015


Cambridge Conversations in Translation - 26 May 2017 - Translation and Multimodality -

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Translation and Multimodality: Rosa van Hensbergen Films

Because the speaker, Rosa van Hensbergen, could not be present on the day of the Translation and Multimodality...

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Institution: Centre for Research in the Arts, Social Sciences and Humanities

Created: Thu 15 Jun 2017


Cambridge Conversations in Translation - 26 May 2017 - Translation and Multimodality - Session One

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Session 1
Gunther Kress (UCL)-Translation in a social semiotic multimodal approach: from bottom up, right to left, inside out

In my talk I try to imagine and sketch what a...

Collection: Cambridge Conversations in Translation

Institution: Centre for Research in the Arts, Social Sciences and Humanities

Created: Fri 2 Jun 2017


Cambridge Conversations in Translation - 27 April 2016 - Translation and Children’s Literature (Panel)

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Daniel Hahn (Writer, Editor, and Translator)
Dr Gillian Lathey (Reader in Children's Literature, Department of English and Creative Writing, University of Roehampton)
Professor...

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Institution: Centre for Research in the Arts, Social Sciences and Humanities

Created: Tue 10 May 2016


Cambridge Conversations in Translation - 28November 2016 - Translation and Drama (Workshop)

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Alfredo Modenessi (Professor of Comparative Studies in English Literature, Drama and Translation, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México-UNAM)

Moderator: Dr Angeles Carreres...

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Institution: Centre for Research in the Arts, Social Sciences and Humanities

Created: Tue 6 Dec 2016


Cambridge Conversations in Translation - 3 February 2016 - Translation and Philosophy (Workshop)

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Duncan Large (Academic Director of the British Centre for Literary Translation, University of East Anglia)

Moderator: Nicole Robertson (UCL)


From the enquiry into the...

Collection: Cambridge Conversations in Translation

Institution: Centre for Research in the Arts, Social Sciences and Humanities

Created: Tue 9 Feb 2016


Cambridge Conversations in Translation - 6 February 2017 - Translation and Technology (Workshop)

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Professor Andrew Rothwell (Swansea)

Abstract

In recent years, the art of translation has witnessed an unprecedented technological revolution. For many people, websites such...

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Institution: Centre for Research in the Arts, Social Sciences and Humanities

Created: Thu 9 Feb 2017


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