HKBU holds international conference on translating and interpreting political discourse
04 Jul 2019
The Centre for Translation, the Translation Programme and the Library at HKBU co-organised the international conference on Translating and Interpreting Political Discourse 2019 (TIPD) in association with Bandung: Journal of the Global South on 19 and 20 June.
Over 70 participants, including 21 oral and poster presenters, joined the conference. Renowned scholars Professor Jeremy Munday (University of Leeds, UK), Professor Sandra Halverson (University of Agder, Norway), and Professor Tan Zaixi (Emeritus Professor from HKBU) delivered keynote talks which addressed different aspects of the translation and interpretation of political discourse.
The Chinese/English Political Interpreting Corpus (https://digital.lib.hkbu.edu.hk/cepic/), which was developed by Associate Professor from the Translation Programme Dr Jun Pan, was also launched at the conference.
For more details, please visit: http://tran.hkbu.edu.hk/tipd2019/.