Online Public Lecture

“Introducing Interpreting Studies”: Memes ‒ Models ‒ Paradigms

Date: 20/02/2020

Location: Online via Zoom

Speaker: Franz Pöchhacker (The University of Vienna)

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Abstract:

  • Conceptual foundations and distinctions
  • Influential ideas about interpreting
  • Models of interpreting
  • Paradigms in Interpreting Studies

About the Speaker:

Franz Pöchhacker is Professor of Interpreting Studies in the Center for Translation Studies at the University of Vienna. Trained as a conference interpreter in Vienna and Monterey (A: German, B: English, C: Spanish), he worked as a freelance conference and media interpreter for some 30 years. He has done research on simultaneous conference inter­preting as well as media interpreting and community-based interpreting in health­care and asylum settings, and published on general issues of interpreting studies as a discipline. He has lectured widely and is the author of the textbook Introducing Interpreting Studies (2004/2016), editor of the Routledge Encyclopedia of Interpreting Studies (2015), and co-editor, with Minhua Liu, of the journal Interpreting.franz.poechhacker@univie.ac.at

Online Public Lecture

“Introducing Interpreting Studies”: Memes ‒ Models ‒ Paradigms
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