[CFP] “Translating Films, Bridging Cultures” International Conference of 2017 Beijing International Film Festival

Call for Papers

 “Translating Films, Bridging Cultures” International Conference

of 2017 Beijing International Film Festival

We are pleased to announce the Call for Papers for “Translating Films Bridging Cultures” International Conference of 2017 Beijing International Film Festival to be held on 17-18 April at Communication University of China in Beijing.

Aiming to strengthen communication and cooperation between China and other countries in the field of audiovisual translation and dubbing, and to support international exchange of knowledge and talents and further enhance cooperation between China and other countries on it, the conference will bring together scholars working in different strands of translating films from across China and abroad, through papers, panels, posters, and round-table discussions.

High quality research contributions describing original and unpublished results of conceptual, constructive, empirical, experimental, or theoretical work are cordially invited for presentation at the conference.

Basic Information:

Theme: Translating Films, Bridging Cultures

Date: April 17-18th, 2017

Venue: Communication University of China, Beijing, China


Hosted by: Communication University of China.

Presented by: School of International Studies, Communication University of China.

Co-organized by: Chinese Culture Translation and Studies Support Network (CCTSS.org), China Radio International, China International Television Corporation, the Peking University Australian Studies Centre, Star Times.

Supported by: Beijing International Film Festival Organizing Committee.

Conference Themes:

We are now inviting proposals addressing one of the following topics:

• International Audiovisual Translation Landscape

• Theory and Practice of Audiovisual Translation

• Audiovisual Translation into Indigenous Languages

• Audiovisual Translation and Dubbing Standard

• The Translation and Reception of Chinese Films in International Film Festivals

• Audiovisual Translation and Audience Response

• Audiovisual Translation in Multilingual Films

• Cooperation and Challenges in Sino-Foreign Audiovisual and Dubbing


Registration: starts on 12:00, April 16th, 2017

Conference date: 17-18 April, 2017

Departure time: April 18th night or April 19th

Registration and Fees

There is no registration fee to this conference.

Submission of Abstracts

We invite papers on topics related to one of the conference themes. The language of the conference will be English. The paper selection will be carried out during the peer review process as well as at the conference presentation stage. Abstracts should be written in English and about 250-300 words. And please state your full name, institution/affiliation, position, E-mail address, and phone number in the email. The deadline for submitting the abstract is 25 March, 2017. Notification of acceptance will be sent by 30 March, 2017, and please submit the full final paper by April 10th, 2017. A selection of the research papers will be published as a book following the conference.

Your abstracts must be submitted to: cuctranslation@163.com

Important dates

Deadline for abstracts submission: March 25th, 2017

Notification of acceptance: March 30th, 2017

Deadline for final paper submission: April 10th, 2017

Sign in: starts on 12:00, April 16th, 2017

Conference date: April 17-18th, 2017

Departure time:April 18th night or April 19th

Contact Us:

For any enquiry, please feel free to contact:

Jin Haina

Phone: +86-186-106-76130

Fu Xinyi

Phone: +86-158-103-63121

Or Email us at: cuctranslation@163.com