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Subject: 15.3395, Confs:  General Ling/Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom

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Date: 01-Dec-2004
From: Isabelle Perez < i.a.perez at hw.ac.uk >
Subject: Interpreting and Translating



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Date: Fri, 03 Dec 2004 20:12:16
From: Isabelle Perez < i.a.perez at hw.ac.uk >
Subject: Interpreting and Translating


Public Service Interpreting and Translating: Breaking Down the
Barriers, a Team Effort
Short Title: PSIT Conference

Date: 19-Mar-2005 - 21-Mar-2005
Location: Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom
Contact: Isabelle Perez
Contact Email: SMLPSITconf at hw.ac.uk
Meeting URL: http://www.sml.hw.ac.uk/ctiss

Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics

Meeting Description:

The purpose of the conference is to explore Best Practice for practitioners
seeking to deliver social inclusion and equality of access across the
divides between languages and cultures - including professional cultures.

The conference will be of interest to:

- Policy-makers with an interest in social inclusion and equality of access
for people from minority and ethnic backgrounds
- People responsible for ensuring the effective delivery of services to
multilingual / multi-cultural groups
- People working in public service sectors: legal system and immigration,
health care, local government (social work, housing, education,
environmental health...), cross-cultural survey work, etc.
- Organisations in the voluntary and not-for-profit sector offering support
to minority language groups (including Deaf Communities)
- Public Service Interpreters & Translators (practitioners, trainees and
students)
- Sign Language/spoken language Interpreters (practitioners, trainees and
students)
- Trainers of public service & sign language interpreters & translators
- Researchers in the fields of interpreting, translating, linguistics,
cross-cultural communication and anthropology





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