2nd International Symposium on Translation and Knowledge Transfer: ‘New trends in the theory and practice of translation and interpreting’ (TRAK)

Carmen Expósito Castro & Mar Ogea Pozo, the Directors of TRAK – International Symposium on Translation and Knowledge Transfer, would like to announce that the 2nd International Symposium on Translation and Knowledge Transfer: New trends in the theory and practice of translation and interpreting (TRAK) will be held on 18-19 November 2021 online due to the COVID-19 situation.

“The main theme of TRAK2021 is to  explore the fundamental role of translation and interpreting as channels for the dissemination of knowledge and as constantly evolving disciplines in the research and professional spheres. [Further details here

The second Call for Papers is available below. Please note deadlines and submission details.


Translation Theory·        Research methods: Sociology applied to translation and interpreting·        Interdisciplinarity in translation research·        Translation perspectives: Turns, shifts and new fields of inquiry·        Interculturality and transculturality in translation and interpreting·        Translation and gender studies·        The impact of translation and language policies on multilingualism  

Translation Practice·        New careers: Postediting, transcreation and technology management·        Digitalization, translation technologies and automatic translation·        Developments in translation project management·        Multimodal translation: Emerging forms of intersemiotic transfer in professional and non-professional settings·        Reception, consumers’ choice and potential impact on translated products·        Applied uses of translation for language learning·        A new era for didactics: New strategies for online teaching·        Intralinguistic translation and accesibility  


Deadline for submission of abstracts: 30 May 2021

Confirmation of acceptance: 1 July 2021 

Abstracts of 300 words in English or French and adapted to our Abstract sheet should be sent to Francisco Rodríguez (frodrod@upo.es). Payment details will be published after the confirmation of acceptance. 

Speakers – Early bird fee (before 15 September)50 euros                  
Speakers – Last call (16-30 September)65 euros
Participants – Early bird fee (before 15 Sept.)15 euros
Participants – Last call (16-30 September)25 euros
Students (Student’s ID card must be attached) (before 30 September)5 euros

KEYNOTE SPEAKERS To be confirmed.  To find out more about the symposium, please visit our website: http://www.uco.es/investiga/grupos/oriens/team2/index.php/symposia-2/

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