Diplomatic Translation:

Contemporary Trends between Practice and Theory

An Online International Conference organized by the Institute of Translation at the University of Algiers 2

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About the Conference

Diplomatic Translation/Interpreting does not receive the recognition it deserves. Over the last two centuries, diplomatic relations have evolved from secret negotiations to diplomacy by conference. Interpreters were vital in this asymmetric diplomacy by conference which expanded thanks to the increasingly technical character of international relations.

Topics of Interest

Conference Interpreting

Language and Diplomacy

Cultural and Social Issues in Diplomatic Interpreting/Translation

Conceptual and Theoritical Approaches to the Role of Diplomatic Interpreters in Contemporary Contexts

Ethical responsibilities in Interpreting : Diplomatic Interpreter Training and the Interaction between Pedagogy and Practice

Diplomatic Interpreting and New Technologies

Keynote Speakers

Cecilia Lipovesk

Diplomatic Interpreter

Hammouda Salhi

Professional Interpreter

James Nolan

senior United Nations linguist

Conference Committee Members

Adila Benaouda

Honorary President, Director of the Institute of Translation

Ilhem Bezzaoucha

President of the Conference

Imène Amina Mahmoudi

President of the Organisation Committe

Fawzi Belalia Douma

Online Coordinator

Conference Agenda

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