Conference – TRANSIUS, Geneva, Switzerland

5114515196_6217259120_bThe Centre for Legal and Institutional Translation Studies (Transius) will hold its first international conference on 24-27 June 2015.

It will be a joint conference combining two complementary events: a conference on Law, Translation and Culture (LTC5) organised in collaboration with the Multicultural Association of Law and Language (MALL), and a legal and institutional translation seminar organised in collaboration with IAMLADP’s Universities Contact Group (UCG).

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Conference – CIUTI forum 2014

genevaNext year’s CIUTI forum (the International Standing Conference of University Institutes of Translating and Interpreting) will be held from Thursday 16 January 2014 to Friday 17 January 2014, at the United Nations, Palais des Nations,
in Geneva, Switzerland.

Within the setting of an annual conference, usually in Geneva, stakeholders in translator and interpreter (T&I) training, research, and practice are invited to discuss T&I-related problems and solutions, current trends, and anticipated developments.

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International Law Seminar, UN Office at Geneva

337px-UNOG_2The International Law Seminar, the first of which was held in 1965, takes place on an annual basis and aims to enable postgraduate students or young university teachers specialized in international law, as well as young lawyers working in the international law field, to widen their knowledge of both the work of the International Law Commission (ILC) and of the codification and progressive development of international law. It also provides an opportunity for lawyers coming from different legal systems and cultures to exchange views regarding items on the agenda of the ILC.

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Conference – CIUTI forum

Early registration might be a good idea for next year’s CIUTI forum (the International Standing Conference of University Institutes of Translating and Interpreting). The 2013 event, taking place from 17-18 January, will be the 10th anniversary, so the organizers are expecting filled ranks.

If you’d like to get an idea of the content, I posted about last year’s conference here.

To find out more, visit the forum website at:

Reporting from Geneva

Today, dear readers, I am reporting back from the United Nations Office at Geneva, Switzerland, where I attended the CIUTI International Standing Conference of University Institutes of Translating and Interpreting.

First of all, I have to say that I was delighted to see that several presentations specifically talked about “building bridges”. So it seems that this blog is up with the trends!!! Continue reading