conference
Interpreting and translating within the boundaries of discourses, policies and cultures

8-10 December, 2022

The Sixth International Conference on Interpreting Issues and Intercultural Communication organized by the faculties of the Lomonosov Moscow State University under a single umbrella of the Sixth International Contest of Simultaneous Interpreters (the COSINES Pi VI) will take place at the Lomonosov Moscow State University, Faculty of Economics

conference
Interpreting and translating within the boundaries of discourses, policies and cultures
8-10 December, 2022

The Sixth International Conference on Interpreting Issues and Intercultural Communication organized by the faculties of the Lomonosov Moscow State University under a single umbrella of the Sixth International Contest of Simultaneous Interpreters (the COSINES Pi VI) will take place at the Lomonosov Moscow State University, Faculty of Economics
COSINES Pi VI
Register by December 1
APPLICATIONS FOR THE SIXTH COSINES Pi CONFERENCE ARE NOW OPEN

The goals and objectives of the conference:

  • to provide scholars, educators, and practitioners in the field of translation with opportunities to interact, communicate, and learn from each other's experiences;
  • to foster cross-disciplinary scholarly dialogue to develop integrated approaches in response to the growing challenges of translation in global contexts;
  • to advance the best practices of modern translation studies and disseminate their practical results that promote effective understanding and communication at all levels;
  • to foster intercultural communication on a global scale and to fine-tune the relationship between translation and world literature;
  • exchange views on the prospects for the translation industry in the age of global digitalization;
  • examine theoretical, practical, and methodological issues in translation and interpretation;
  • compare with current trends in translation evaluation, and with the perspectives of speakers of specialist knowledge or end users.
The goals and objectives of the conference:
  • to provide scholars, educators, and practitioners in the field of translation with opportunities to interact, communicate, and learn from each other's experiences;

  • to foster cross-disciplinary scholarly dialogue to develop integrated approaches in response to the growing challenges of translation in global contexts;

  • to advance the best practices of modern translation studies and disseminate their practical results that promote effective understanding and communication at all levels;

  • to foster intercultural communication on a global scale and to fine-tune the relationship between translation and world literature;

  • exchange views on the prospects for the translation industry in the age of global digitization;

  • examine theoretical, practical, and methodological issues in translation and interpretation;

  • compare with current trends in translation evaluation, and with the perspectives of speakers of specialist knowledge or end users

Possible topics for discussion

  • Cognitive and corpus translation / interpreting studies: new approaches
  • Intercultural barriers and cultural identity
  • Current Trends in Interpretation: Machine and Remote Interpretation
  • Standards of interpreter professional competence
  • Continuous interpreter training
  • Ways and criteria for assessing interpreter competences and skills
  • Professional interpreter portrait: obligatory and recommended skills
  • The ethics of the interpreter
  • Translation in globalized market economies
Possible topics for discussion
  • Cognitive and corpus translation / interpreting studies: new approaches
  • Intercultural barriers and cultural identity
  • Current Trends in Interpretation: Machine and Remote Interpretation
  • Standards of interpreter professional competence
  • Continuous interpreter training
  • Ways and criteria for assessing interpreter competences and skills
  • Professional interpreter portrait: obligatory and recommended skills
  • The ethics of the interpreter
  • Translation in globalized market economies
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