Academic Opening Session CETRA Summer School 2019

Dear Madam
Dear Sir
Dear colleague

We would like to invite you to the academic opening session of the CETRA Summer School 2019 (Faculty of Arts Campus Antwerp, Sint-Andriesstraat 2, Antwerp, room 1.33) and the reception afterwards on Monday 19 August. The programme looks like this:

  • 17.00  Academic Opening Session
    • Henri Bloemen, Campus Dean at Arts Faculty Campus Sint-Andries, Welcome
    • Pieter Boulogne, CETRA Director, Welcome
    • Isabelle Heyerick (University of Warwick, KU Leuven), An exploration of the strategic nature of simultaneous interpreting. How do we get where we want to be?
    • Jemina Napier, CETRA Chair Professor 2019, Introductory Lecture: Interpreting Studies as linguistic ethnography: New theories, new methods
  • 18.30  Reception

Participation is free, but registration is required. Here you can register for the academic opening and/or reception until 12 August.

CETRA Chair Professor 2019 is Jemina Napier (Heriot-Watt University, Edinburgh, UK). Her lectures are freely accessible:

  • Sign Language Interpreting Studies as a Transformative, Transformed and Transformational Field: Implications for Interpreting Studies on Tuesday 20 August at 11.30 in room 2.06.
  • Examining the multimodal research trend in dialogue interpreting research on Thursday 22 August at 11.30 in room 2.06.
  • Participatory research methods in interpreting studies on Monday 26 August at 11.30 in room 2.06.
  • Exploring mixed-methods research design in interpreting studies on Wednesday 28 August at 11.30 in room 2.06.

You can find abstracts of these lectures and a short bio by the Chair Professor at

We hope to welcome you in large numbers!

Best regards
Pieter Boulogne
Director CETRA

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