Translation and Interpretation in a Multilingual Context (ICTI_Thailand)

Venue: The Imperial Queen\'s Park Hotel

Location: Bangkok, Thailand

Event Date/Time: Nov 01, 2010 End Date/Time: Nov 03, 2010
Registration Date: Oct 31, 2010
Early Registration Date: Sep 01, 2010
Paper Submission Date: Jun 01, 2010
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The Chalermprakiat Centre of Translation and Interpretation (CCTI), Faculty of Arts, Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok is pleased to announce its first international conference on translation and interpretation, to be held at the Imperial Queen’s Park Hotel on 1-3 November, 2010.
The conference aims to promote translation and interpretation as an emerging field in Thailand, and to encourage an exchange of ideas among translation and interpretation scholars as well as practitioners from across the world. Papers are invited on all aspects of translation and interpretation.
Twenty-first century Thailand sees a growing need for translation as a result of globalization and the advent of cyberspace. The Free Trade Agreement between Asian countries to be signed in 2010 will likely increase trade activities, but this may be hampered by communication breakdowns stemming from differences in linguistic and cultural background. Translators and interpreters therefore play an important role in intercultural communication and in fostering good relations between peoples.
With Translation Studies a relatively new field in Thailand, the conference will serve as a forum for an exchange of ideas among scholars, translators and interpreters from across the globe. We welcome papers on a broad range of topics related to T&I, including but are not limited to: