Talks and other Events

Hong Kong Translation Research Summer School, TRSS (HK)

TRSS (HK) 2010: Interdisciplinary Approaches to Translation Studies

Date: 12/07/2010 - 23/07/2010

Speaker: Seán Golden (Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, Spain), Luis Pérez-González (University of Manchester, UK)

Talks and other Events

TRSS2010_Poster

Co-organizers in the UK: The Centre for Translation and Intercultural Studies at the University of Manchester, the Centre for Intercultural Studies at University College London (UCL), and the Translation Studies Graduate Programme at the University of Edinburgh

Hong Kong Translation Research Summer School, TRSS (HK)

TRSS (HK) 2009: Non-Western Perspectives on Translation

Date: 20/07/2009 - 31/07/2009

Speaker: Naoki Sakai (Cornell University, USA), Theo Hermans (University College London, UK)

Talks and other Events

TRSS2009_Poster

Co-organizers in the UK: The Centre for Translation and Intercultural Studies at the University of Manchester, the Centre for Intercultural Studies at University College London (UCL), and the Translation Studies Graduate Programme at the University of Edinburgh

Public Lecture

The Prefigurative Politics of Volunteer Subtitling in the Egyptian Revolution

Date: 21/05/2014

Time: 2:30-5:00pm

Speaker: Professor Mona Baker

Talks and other Events

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The idea of prefiguration originally derived from anarchist discourse; it involves experimenting with currently available means in such a way that they come to mirror or actualize the political ideals that inform a movement, thus collapsing the traditional distinction between means and ends.

TRSS (HK) 2013 Public Lecture

Translation and the New Science of Mind: Perception, Memory, and the Reception of Otherness

Date: 24/07/2013

Time: 2:30-5:00pm

Speaker: Professor Maria Tymoczko

Talks and other Events

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Research in neuroscience is changing the way human mental and physical faculties are understood. Most disciplines in the humanities and social sciences are being shifted by the findings of the new science of mind. This presentation is a preliminary exploration of some of the implications of research in neuroscience for translation studies. Under standings of both the processes and products of translation are opened up by what has already been discovered.

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