Event Blog

Translation and Interpreting seminar series recommences tonight

The public seminar series, hosted by the department of translation and interpreting in the School of Modern Languages at Queen’s University Belfast begins again tonight. As ever the topics are extremely varied and sure to offer something of interest to anyone in the field of T&I. On 16th February, John Bosco-Conama is presenting on the… Read more »

Conference social programme

Within 24hours of releasing tickets for the conference dinner, over half of the dinner places have already been reserved. Anyone who who would like to attend should reserve their space as soon as possible via qubconference.eventbrite.com

New funding increases conference delegate capacity

Due to funding from both DCAL (Department of Culture, Arts and Leisure NI) and Significan’t, we at Interpreting and Translation in Queen’s University Belfast, are delighted to reopen registration for the Conference on the Recognition of Signed Languages in the UK and Ireland. Initially, delegate numbers were capped at 50 due to funding constraints and… Read more »

Registration for Sign Language Recognition Conference nearly full

Spaces for the sign language recognition conference to be held at Queen’s University Belfast are filling up extremely quickly. Three months before the event and there are only eleven unallocated spaces remaining. Delegates registered so far are based across the UK and Europe and represent a variety of institutions and professions. Papers will be presented… Read more »

DCID Conference

Tomorrow I’ll be heading down to Dundalk where Mark Wheatley will be giving the keynote address for the DCID conference, Teaching Sign Language: Inclusion for All More details here UPDATE: Unfortunately I’ve been informed by the conference hotel that the event has been cancelled. It’s a shame the organisers weren’t able to inform registered delegates… Read more »

Conference: Recognition of Sign Languages in the British Isles; Queen’s University Belfast

Translation and Interpreting Studies at Queen’s University Belfast, in association with Action on Hearing Loss and the British Deaf Association, announces a two-day conference to be held in Belfast on 26th and 27th September 2013, to mark the tenth anniversary of government recognition of BSL and ISL in the United Kingdom.   The following speakers… Read more »