Meaning in Translation: Illusion of Precision

Full Title:Meaning in Translation: Illusion of Precision
Location:Riga, Latvia
Start Date:12-Sep-2012 - 15-Sep-2012
Contact:Marina Platonova

The international scientific conference ‘Meaning in Translation: Illusion of Precision’ is organised by the Institute of Applied Linguistics of Riga Technical University. 

The themes invited for the conference include scientific and technical discourse, political discourse, theory and practice of translation, terminology, semantics and pragmatics. We invite theoretical and practical studies as well as relevant work-in-progress papers in one of the specified themes. 

We welcome participation from, researchers of different cultural and language backgrounds from various scientific disciplines. 

Important Dates: 

Deadline for call for papers: 15 June 2012 
Notice of acceptance: by 30 June 2012 
Early bird registration: by 30 July 2012

Confirmed Invited Speakers: 

Prof. M. Teresa Cabré Castellví (Pompeu Fabra University) 

Prof. Rita Temmerman (Erasmushogeschool Brussel) 

Prof. Gerhard Budin (University of Vienna) 

Prof. Jose Lambert (Katholieke Universiteit Leuven) 

Prof. Reine Meylaerts (Katholieke Universiteit Leuven) 

Prof. Andrejs Veisbergs (University of Latvia) 

Prof. Jānis Sīlis (Ventspils University College)