Transius Conference 2015

image003THE CONFERENCE The Centre for Legal and Institutional Translation Studies (Transius) of the University of Geneva will hold its first international conference from 24 to 26 June 2015. This event is organised in collaboration with the Multicultural Association of Law and Language (MALL) and IAMLADP's Universities Contact Group (UCG).
PROGRAMME The conference will combine keynote lectures by Prof. Susan ŠARČEVIĆ, Prof. Łucja BIEL and Prof. Jan ENGBERG, several thematic roundtables with practitioners from over 12 international organisations, parallel paper presentations, and one poster session. More than 60 papers and 10 posters by authors from some 30 countries from all continents will be presented. The tentative programme is now available online.  [more]
REASONS TO ATTEND The Transius Conference 2015 will be a great opportunity to:
  • learn about different facets of legal and institutional translation through the dissemination of results of current research and professional trends;
  • exchange experiences in relation to issues of common interest for practice, research and training;
  • network and benefit from a dynamic transfer of knowledge between senior academics and practitioners from different professional settings, on the one hand, and younger scholars and trainees, on the other.
REGISTER NOW We have decided to extend STANDARD REGISTRATION UNTIL 12 APRIL 2015. We strongly recommend you to register as soon as possible and join colleagues from all over the world. Members of UCG-IAMLADP network universities and international organisations: registration for the conference is free of charge (excluding meals) and will be open until 31 May 2015. When registering, you must choose the relevant UCG category under “participant status”. Please, also note that there is a maximum of 100 places reserved for this category, so do not leave your registration for the last minute. Conference meals: All participants (including authors and excluding invited or roundtable speakers) must make arrangements for their lunches either when registering (conference offer for three lunches) or at their own initiative if they prefer alternative options. If you wish to attend the conference dinner on 25 June, you must book your place during registration. A cocktail will be offered to all participants at the end of the first day. For more details on registration and practical information, visit the conference website. [more]
VISITING GENEVA The City of Geneva is home to a number of international organisations, some of which open their doors to visitors. These include the United Nations Office at Geneva (UNOG) and the European Organisation for Nuclear Research (CERN). During the summer, different activities are organised at the City's parks and on the shores of the Leman Lake. Geneva's museums also offer a wide range of cultural activities. [more]
We would appreciate it if you could please share this information with your contacts and networks. For more information, you can contact us at transius@unige.ch. We look forward to seeing you soon in Geneva. Best regards, The organising committee www.unige.ch/fti/transius