Event: “Writing Chinese Translation History”- The Fourth Young Researchers’ Conference On Chinese Translation Studies
Date and Venue: 13-14 December 2010, The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK)
Short Description: CALL FOR PAPERS

With the aim to encourage young scholars to actively participate in Chinese translation studies and strengthen academic exchange, the Research Centre for Translation (RCT) of The Chinese University of Hong Kong has organized a biennial Young Researchers’ Conference on Chinese Translation Studies since 2004. Submissions of abstracts are now called for “Writing Chinese Translation History: The Fourth Young Researchers’ Conference on Chinese Translation Studies”, to be held in December 2010. About twenty papers will be accepted for presentation, and four to five established scholars will be invited as discussants for the papers. Details of the Conference are as follows:

Research Centre for Translation (RCT), Institute of Chinese Studies, The Chinese University of Hong Kong

Stephen C. Soong Translation Studies Memorial Fund

Chinese (Putonghua) and English

Assistant Professors, lecturers, and candidates for a Master or Doctorial degree in Chinese Translation Studies

Application Procedures:
Applications with an abstract of no more than 500 words should be submitted on or before 15 January 2010 for the first round of screening. Successful candidates will be notified not later than 31 January 2010 and are required to submit the full text of papers before 31 July 2010 for a second review. Candidates who pass both rounds of review will be invited to present his/her paper at the conference.
Application form is available on RCT website: http://www.cuhk.edu.hk/rct/announce/announce.htm

Fees and subsidies:
No conference fee will be charged. RCT will provide free accommodation and meals for the conference period, and subsidize to a maximum of HK$2500 on transportation from home country to Hong Kong.

Theme(s): “Writing Chinese Translation History”, serious case studies or source analyses of Chinese translation history of different periods are welcome
Contact Details: translationhistory@cuhk.edu.hk
Invited Speakers:
Registration: http://www.cuhk.edu.hk/rct/announce/announce.htm

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