EST Congress 2016

Q&A with Keynote Speakers

Borders and Boundaries: Q&A With Andrew Chesterman

Borders and boundaries top the agenda at the 2016 Congress of the European Society of Translation Studies, held at Aarhus University. We talked to one of the keynote speakers, Andrew Chesterman, professor emeritus at the University of Helsinki.

A Cross-Disciplinary Activity: Q&A With Sandra Hale

Interpreting and translating is necessarily about crossing inter-disciplinary borders, according to Sandra Hale, keynote speaker at 2016 Congress of the European Society of Translation Studies, held at Aarhus University. We talked to Hale, who is Professor of Interpreting and Translation at the University of New South Wales in Sydney, Australia.

Rise of the Machines? Q&A With Sharon O'Brien

Will the machines ever become better than people at translating? We talked to Sharon O'Brien, keynote speaker at the 2016 Congress of the European Society of Translation Studies and senior lecturer in translation and language technology at the School of Applied Language and Intercultural Studies, Dublin City University.

Presentations of Keynote Speakers

‘Boundaries’ key theme at translation studies congress

‘Boundaries’, in the broadest possible sense of the word, were a key theme when one of the world’s top translation studies congresses kicked off Thursday at Aarhus University. The overall theme of the congress, hosted by the Department of Business Communication at Aarhus BSS, is “Translation Studies: Moving Boundaries”.

Live-streaming: Highlights from the 8th EST Congress

Keynote Speeches, the EST General Meeting, and Opening and Closing Sessions (see the programme for details) will be live-streamed. So if you are unable to attend, you can follow the EST Congress at a distance right here.

Programme & Social Events

The detailed programme for the 8th EST Congress is now online. Besides familiarising yourself with the academic programme, have a look at the social events taking place before, during, and after the conference. They offer a great way to explore Aarhus with activities ranging from dining experiences to museums. In addition to the organised events, we have gathered some tips on exploring Aarhus and everything else it has to offer on your own.

The City of Aarhus

Aarhus just got the second spot on Lonely Planet's list of places to see in Europe. You can see Aarhus for yourself with these trails from everytrail.com. We have gathered some information about Aarhus for you here.

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Sponsors

EST congress 2016 is funded by the Danish Council for Independent Research | Culture and Communication
CIUTI sponsors the EST congress 2016 with a special member sponsorship.
Peter Lang is (full) Exhibitor sponsor at the EST congress 2016.
Facultas Verlags- und Buchhandels AG is (light) Exhibitor sponsor at the EST congress 2016.
Edinburgh university press sponsors the EST congress 2016
Decoplant sponsors the EST congress 2016
Lyreco sponsors the EST congress 2016
EST Congress 2016 is funded by the Hedorf Foundation
Frank & Timme GmbH is (full) Exhibitor sponsor at the EST congress 2016.
Taylor & Francis Group sponsors the EST congress 2016
Samfundslitteratur is (light) Exhibitor sponsor at the EST congress 2016.
World Translation sponsors the EST conference
Bentax sponsors the EST congress 2016
Forbundet Kommunikation og Sprog is the main conference sponsor of the EST Congress 2016.
John Benjamins sponsors (full) Exhibitor and best poster award at the EST congress 2016.
Brill sponsors the EST congress 2016
Bloomsbury sponsors the EST congress 2016
BKI sponsors the EST congress 2016
Frugtkarl sponsors the EST congress 2016
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