2nd Call for Papers: ‘Field Research on Translation and Interpreting: Practices, Processes, Networks (FIRE-TI)’

“The research group Socio-Cognitive Translation Studies: Processes and Networks (socotrans) at the Centre for Translation Studies at the University of Vienna is delighted to announce an International Conference on Field Research on Translation and Interpreting: Practices, Processes, Networks (FIRE-TI) to be held in Vienna from 17 to 19 February 2022. This conference was originally planned for February 2021 but the Organising Committee has decided to postpone it due to the coronavirus pandemic. Accordingly, there will also be a new deadline for the submission of abstracts. Please visit the Important Dates section to see the new schedule.

The aim of the conference is to bring together researchers who study translation and interpreting (T&I) practices, processes or networks in situ using a variety of different (inter)disciplinary approaches, e. g. from sociological, cognitive, anthropological or ergonomic perspectives. The primary objective thereby is to create a common reflection space for T&I field and workplace research where experts can share insights into the diversity and complexity of translation and interpreting practices. In doing so, the conference also seeks to bring to the fore those particular aspects that are hard to reconstruct through product analyses or a laboratory setting.”

For more information, see https://fireti.univie.ac.at/

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