[CFP] 7th International Conference on Public Services Interpreting and Translation (PSIT7): The Human Factor in PSIT

7th International Conference on Public Services Interpreting and Translation (PSIT7): The Human Factor in PSIT

The FITISPos Group, committed since its beginning to the challenges posed by cultural diversity, multilingualism, migratory movements and technological advances in the configuration of 21st century societies aim to contribute to the fulfilment of the objectives set by the 2030 Agenda. These are related to the development of egalitarian and inclusive societies.

The 7th International Conference on Public Services Interpreting and Translation (PSIT7), with The Human Factor in PSIT theme, will be held in the context of these premises at the University of Alcalá (Madrid) on the 26th and 27th of March 2020. The main objective of this seventh edition of the conference is to continue with the dialogue and the exchange of projects and experiences on PSIT carried out in previous meetings.

T&I professionals, researchers, educational authorities and public and private institutions, linguistic service providers or anyone interested in making our world more sustainable are invited to participate.

SECOND CALL FOR PAPERS (extended deadline, 11 January 2020): English

26th – 27th MARCH 2020
University of Alcalá
SECOND CALL FOR PAPERS

The FITISPos Group, committed since its beginning to the challenges posed by cultural diversity,
multilingualism, migratory movements and technological advances in the configuration of 21st
century societies, wants to contribute to the fulfillment of the objectives and invite T&I
professionals, researchers, educational authorities and public and private institutions, linguistic
service providers or anyone interested in making our world more sustainable to send their
proposal on PSIT and to specially apply to any of the following areas of study:
Presentations: 20 minutes (+ 10 minutes for discussion)

INVITED SPEAKERS

  • Joseba Achotegui, SAPPIR (Immigrant and Refugee Psychopathological and Psychosocial Care Service) (keynote speaker)
  • Claudia Angelelli, Heriot-Watt University, Edinburgh (workshop)
  • Nina Okagbue, PAMCIT (Pan-African Consortium in Interpretation and Translation) coordinator (keynote speaker)
  • Christiane Stallaert Cristina Kleinert (University of Antwerp & Universidad Veracruzana) (round table)
  • European Union: DG HOME & MIGRATION, DGT (Directorate-General for Translation), SCIC (DG Interpretation of the European Commission)
  • NGO & Associations: ACNUR, RED T (Maya Hess), CRITICAL LINK-ENPSIT (RESEARCH & ACTION)
  • Elisabet Tiselius, Stockholm University (seminar)

IMPORTANT DATES
Proposal submission (English or Spanish, 400-500 words, excluding bibliography): 11/01/2020
(extended deadline).
All submissions will be anonymously evaluated by two reviewers from the Scientific Committee.
Communication acceptance: 21/01/2020

PUBLICATION
Selected papers will be published in a special issue of FITISPos International Journal. The
deadline for submission of papers will be published on the conference website after the
Conference.

FURTHER INFORMATION
Conference website: http://www3.uah.es/traduccion/en/tisp2020/
Email: tisp7@uah.es

Notification of the decision by the Scientific Committee: by January 29th.

 

http://www3.uah.es/traduccion/en/psit-conference-2020/

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