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Qatar University to hold conference on translation in December


(MENAFN- The Peninsula) Doha: The joint international conference between the Languages, Media and Translation Sector at the College of Arts and Sciences at Qatar University (QU), the Arab Translators Union (Lebanon), and the Arab Organization for Translation (Lebanon), under the title“Translation, Learning and its Developments,” will be held on December 12-13, 2021, via WebEx platform. 

The conference would highlight the importance of translation education in light of the world's increasing openness and the near-free availability of technology to all users.
In the same way, one of the conference's key goals is to exchange practical experiences from educational institutions in translation education. The conference will also allow participants to form scientific collaborations and research translation education.

Ahmed Haji Safar, Assistant Professor of Linguistics in the Department of Arabic Language at Qatar University, and Chairman of the Conference's Organizing Committee said:“With the growing openness of countries and cultures to one another, as well as the rise of urgent demands such as the sharing of emergency knowledge connected to pandemics or their treatment, and with significant technological advances, the usage of computing, across a variety of sectors of life, as well as the ensuing information and communication revolution, there is an urgent need to enhance the status of translation in universities, institutes, and schools.”

For his part, Professor Bassam Baraka, Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the Arab Organization for Translation and Secretary of the Union of Arab Translators, said:“This conference is an academic scientific initiative by the Union of Arab Translators, in collaboration with Qatar University's Languages, Media, and Translation Sector, to strengthen cooperation between them to elevate the status of translation in academic and scientific forums, as well as support initiatives related to translation, learning, and teaching.”

Researchers can submit original and unpublished scientific papers in all fields of translation, machine translation, translation learning, teaching, and its applications. 

All papers will be evaluated based on recognized international standards in this field by a scientific committee that includes several distinguished international specialists. 

It is expected that the proceedings of this symposium will be published in a special book / special edition / or in Ansaq magazine, which is an international refereed journal bearing an international ISSN number.

 

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