Dr. Ian Alan Paul (Al-Quds Bard College, Abu Dis, Palestine) 9 June 2017 Martin Harris Building – JOHN CASKEN THEATRE The University of Manchester 14:00-16:00 Ian Alan Paul is a transdisciplinary artist, theorist, and curator. His practice encompasses experimental documentary, critical fiction, and media art, aiming to produce novel conditions for the exploration of contemporary politics and aesthetics in global contexts. His projects often incorporate digital/new media, performance, and installation, and are informed by prolonged engagements with continental philosophy and critical/queer/feminist theory.
Panel Chaired by Mona Baker, part of the 8th Annual International Translation Conference of the Translation and Interpreting Institute, Hamad bin Khalifa University, Qatar, to take place 27th – 28th March 2017 Conference title: 21st Century Demands: Translators and Interpreters towards Human and Social Responsibilities For Call for Papers and other details, visit http://www.tii.qa/en/8th-annual-international-translation-conference Panel Speakers and Abstracts Julie Boéri, University of Nice Sophia Antipolis, France SIC-Lab Analyzing Change within Citizen Spaces The Case of Babels Translation constitutes a critical link for the construction of civic engagement within transnational social movements, be it in the construction of collective identity, of collective action or of a common space.
Reminder for the 8th Asian Translation Traditions Conference that will be held at SOAS, University of London on 5-7 July 2017. Venue: SOAS Russel Square campus in London Conference theme: Conflicting Ideologies and Cultural Mediation – Hearing, Interpreting, Translating Global Voices The deadline for abstracts is 15 August 2016 For CFP and further details: https://www.facebook.com/SOASCTS/ http://www.translationstudies.net/joomla3/index.php
@ Galway Dance Days Festival 2015 March 27-29 2015 NUI Galway & locations in Galway CONFLICTED BODIES Call for Submissions What is the impact on the body (and dance/performance) of living in conflict environments? What impact can dance/performance have in changing such circumstances? Art about, of and against conflict has always existed, but it is only recently that recognition has been given to the particular significance of movement, and dance, in foregrounding the body as the locus of instigation, experience and resolution of conflict.
A CTIS/CIDRAL Workshop: 4 December 2014 Keynote Speaker: Marianne Maeckelbergh (Institute of Cultural Anthropology and Development Sociology, Leiden University, Netherlands; Co-founder of Global Uprisings) Click here for programme and abstracts Prefiguration, or ‘prefigurative politics’, involves experimenting with ways of enacting the principles being advocated by an activist group in the here and now, rather than at some future point when the conditions for the ‘ideal society’ have already been created, thus collapsing the traditional distinction between means and ends.
A three-day conference to be held in Cairo, 6-8 March 2015 Funded by the Arts & Humanities Research Council, UK Organized by Mona Baker, Yasmin El Rifae, and Mada Masr http://globalizingdissent.wordpress.com Activists from various regions and countries connect with and influence one another through practices involving various types of translation, including video subtitling, written translation, and oral interpretation. The Egyptian Revolution and the activists and collectives who have worked to move it forward have been highly visible to other protest movements in large part through such practices.