Research seminars and talks

The Stirling Centre for Interpreting, Translation and Intercultural Studies hosts regular seminars and talks with fellow experts from the academic community. See topics and speakers from some of our recent seminars below.

Autumn 2021

DateTimeSpeakerInstitutionSubject
Wednesday 29 September 4:00pm - 6:00pm Elisa Calvo Universidad Pablo de Olavide Scottish Crime Fiction (Tartan Noir) in Spanish: The Strange Case of Christopher Brookmyre.

Summer 2021

Past events
Column one shows the event date, column two shows the event time, column three shows the speaker, column four shows the speaker's institution and column five shows the event topic.
DateTimeSpeakerInstitutionSubject
Wednesday 4th August 9:00am - 10:00am Professor Ricardo Muñoz Martín University of Bologna, Italy

Translating is not (only) problem solving

Wednesday 4th August 10:00am - 11:00am Dr Charlotte Bosseaux University of Edinburgh, UK

Multilingualism in Audiovisual Translation: the Case of Jane the Virgin and its French and Spanish versions

Wednesday 11th August 9:00am - 10:00am Professor Yifeng Sun University of Macau, Macau

Lin Shu’s Translations Revisited: Why and How Did they Work?​

Wednesday 11th August 10:00am - 11:00am Dr Sergey Tyulenev University of Durham, UK

Translation and Diplomacy: The Ins and Outs of Social-Systemic Boundaries

Wednesday 18th August 9:00am - 10:00am Professor Jun Pan Hong Kong Baptist University, Hong Kong

Moving forward in corpus-based interpreting studies: Challenges, explorations, and prospects

Wednesday 18th August 10:00am - 11:00am Dr Dimitris Asimakoulas University of Surrey, UK

What’s so (im)proper about Aristophanes? Comic book adaptations and translations of comedy plays

Wednesday 25th August 9:00am - 10:00am Dr Johnathan Evans University of Glasgow, UK

Translating the Situationist International 

Wednesday 25th August 10:00am - 11:00am Dr Piotr Blumczynski Queens’ University Belfast, UK

Holy Bones: Translation as a Religious Practice

Other previous events and seminars

SpeakerSubjectDate
Oliver Carreira (English into Spanish freelance translator) Transcreation and Translation Studies: A Welcome Addition to the Discipline or an Empty Term? May 2021
Professor Charles Forsdick (University of Liverpool) Translating Cultures (SCITIS launch event) April 2021
Dr Misha Vodopyanov (University of Edinburgh) Professional Interpreting: Settings, Challenges, Career Opportunities August 2019
Dr Hongling Liang (University of Glasgow) Francophile Chinese intellectuals approach and theorize the question of education and learning from the 1910s to 1940s August 2019
Dr Caiwen Wang (University of Westminster) Translators’ mediation in practice August 2019
Dr Amy Hui Li (University of Strathclyde) Translation and Identity Construction: wall panel translation in Chinese museums August 2019
Dr Alan Ning Huang (University of Strathclyde) Plurilingualism: Teachers implementing languages education principles in the classroom August 2019
Dr Ying Yan (University of Leicester) Styling Translation: Genre, Author and Translator August 2019
Prof. Boping Yuan (University of Cambridge) Findings in second language research and their implications for learning English and Chinese as foreign languages August 2019
Prof. Daniel Gile (Université Sorbonne-Nouvelle – Paris 3) Contribution of theory and research into translation and interpreting to T&I practice October 2019
Prof. Jorge Díaz-Cintas (University College London) Professional Aspects of Audiovisual Translation November 2019
Prof Victoria Lai Cheng (LEI University of Macau) Researching Cognitive Processes in Translation August 2020