Monday, 27 February 2017

March 2017-2018: Translation and Cultural Diversity Events

Pic of desk calendar showing March 2017



Ongoing until 3 March
The Difference Festival
University of Westminster
London
Ongoing until 5 March
Jewish Book Week Festival 2017
London
Ongoing until 10 March
Same but Different Photography Exhibition
Diversity of women working in Britain today
City Hall
London

Ongoing until 20 March
MuCEMMarseilleFrance


Ongoing until 22 March
My Country; a work in progress
In the words of the people of Great Britain and Poet Laureate
Dorfman Theatre, National Theatre, London UK Tour follows
Ongoing Exhibition (free)
Lost Dialects
The Word - National Centre for the Written Word
South Shields
UK

1 March
St David's Day 
Welsh Patron Saint's Day
Wales
Welsh recipes

1-3 March
8th Conference on Dubbing and Subtitling
University of Alicante
Alicante
Spain


1 March-3 June
The Miser
Molière in English
Garrick Theatre
London



2 March
2oth Anniversary of child literacy event

Readathon: Helping kids in hospital



4-5 March
Buergbrennen
Various local events in Luxembourg to celebrate the end of winter and start of spring
Luxembourg


5 March
1st Annual Central European Conference
Theme: The Challenges, Opportunities and Future of the Heart of Europe
LSESU Czech and Slovak Society
LSE, London
5-6 March
19th International Conference on Patents and Intellectual Rights
Rome
Italy
6 March 2-4pm
Translation and Censorship Workshop
CRASSH
University of Cambridge
Cambridge
UK


6-8 March
TSIP6
6th International Conference on PSIT/Community Interpreting and Translation
University of Alcalà
Alcalà de Henares
Madrid, Spain


8 March
International Women's Day 2017
Theme: #BeBoldForChange
Global Events

8 March 5.30-7pm
Translating Poetry
British Centre for Literary Translation
University of East Anglia
Norwich
UK
8-11 March
8th International Conference of the Iberian Association of Translation and Interpreting
University of Alcalà
Alcalà de Henares
Madrid, Spain
Twitter: @aieti8
9 March 7-8pm
Utopia for Realists
Rutger Bregman talk at Bristol Festival of Ideas
Waterstones 
Bristol
UK
9 March 8.00pm
Icelandic and Norwegian chants and folk songs
Kings Place
London
9-10 March
Includes exhibition
Hong Kong Baptist University
Hong Kong


9-13 March
Brussels Book Fair
Tours & Taxis
Brussels
Belgium
TraduQtiv: new Belgian Literary Translators' Association
9 March-18 June
The American Dream - pop to the present
British Museum
London

10-11 March
Glasgow
Scotland
12-16 March
Theme: Translation 4.0 – Translation in the digital age
Universität Leipzig
Leipzig, Germany


13-19 March
London Book and Screen Week
London
14-16 March
Law, Legal Language and Ideas of Justice in Poland: On the Consequences of Socio-Political Upheaval from the 18th to 21st Century
Martin-Luther-Universität Halle-Wittenberg
Halle (Saale), Germany
14-25 March
Yamato - Chousensha - The Challengers
The Drummers of Japan
Peacock Theatre
London
16-17 March
Advanced Research Seminar on Audio Description
Barcelona
Spain


17 March 11am-1pm
Getting Started in Translation
Society of Authors
London

17-19 March
Free event
Trafalgar Square
London


18-26 March
French language and French-speakers’ week
Digital Theme for 2017: 
Dis-moi dix mots sur la Toile / Tell me Ten Internet Words


22 March 10am-2pm
Celebrating Languages in Cambridge
University of Cambridge
Cambridge
UK


22 March 5.30-7pm
Writer-Translator Collaboration
British Centre for Literary Translation
University of East Anglia
Norwich
UK
22-23 March
Tekom Europe and COM&TEC Conference
Theme: Intelligent Information
Aemilia Hotel
Bologna
Italy


23-24 March
Seminars in French/English
University of Lille
Lille
France

24-25 March
Warsaw
Poland




24-25 March
Association for Language Learning
Theme: Progress for ALL
East Midlands Conference Centre
Nottingham
UK

24-26 March
efsli Spring School
European Forum of Sign Language Interpreters
Slovenia


24-27 March
Livre Paris
Paris Book Fair
Focus on Morocco
Porte de Versailles
Paris
25 March 9.30am-5pm
Including optional CIOL AGM and Annual Threlford Lecture
QEII Conference Centre
London

25 March-17 September 10am-5.30pm
Joseph Hooker: Putting Plants in their Place
Exhibition for 200th anniversary of scientist Joseph Hooker's birth
Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
UK

26-29 March
Globalization & Localization Association Conference
Theme: The Language of Business – The Business of Language
Amsterdam, Netherlands


27-28 March
Theme: 21st Century Demands: Translation and Interpreting Towards Human and Social Responsibilities
Translation and Interpreting Institute, Doha, Qatar


27-31 March
University of Birmingham
Birmingham
UK
28-29 March
Legalex
Excel Centre 
London
Theme: Business behind Law: modernising law firms, technology
28-30 March
Content Strategy for Marketing Professionals
Las Vegas
USA
30-31 March
Joint EULITA and ÖVGD event
Vienna
Austria





30-31 March
The Syntax of Justice: 
Law, Language, Access & Exclusion
Northeastern University 
School of Law
Boston, Massachusetts
USA


31 March-2 April
2017 efsliDI Spring School
European Forum for Sign Language Interpreters/Deaf Interpreters
Kaunas
Lithuania


31 March-2 April
Gallaudet University
Washington DC
USA

1 April
All-Round Translator (ART) event
Nieuwe Energie
Leiden
Netherlands

3-6 April
2017 Translators Cafè
Bologna Children's Book Fair
Bologna 
Italy

3-7 April
International Association of Teachers of English as a Foreign Language
Glasgow, Scotland
Twitter: @iatefl #iatefl2017

5-27 April
Developing Translators' Skills Roadshow
Translating Europe Workshops
Various cities
Hungary
Twitter: @translatores #TranslatingEurope

6-7 April
21st SCIC Universities Conference
Theme: Interpretation - Building Capacities for a Changing World
European Commission
Charlemagne Conference Centre - Room J. Durieux
Rue de la Loi 170
Brussels
Belgium
Live webstreamed event
Twitter: @EUInterpreters


6-7 April
Specialist Search Marketing Training and Conference
The Brighton Centre
Brighton
UK
6-10 April
National Museum of Immigration
Buenos Aires
Argentina
7 April
TCeurope Colloquium 2017
Theme: Technical Communication at a Crossroads: New Tools, Career Paths and Changes
Helsinki
Finland

7 April
The Process of Revision and Post-editing in Translation
Translating Europe Workshop
University of Bologna
Italy
Twitter: @translatores #TranslatingEurope

7-9 April
Cardiff Castle
Cardiff
Wales


8 April
George Cross Award 75th Anniversary Celebration
Mass and Maltese Fair
Maltese Culture Movement
Waterlooville
Hampshire, UK
10-12 April
Collaborate 2017
Technical Communicators of New Zealand
Quality Hotel
Auckland
New Zealand
10 April-24 June
The Braille Legacy
Story of Louis Braille
Charing Cross Theatre
London

11 April
Career Days
Translating Europe Workshop
Representation of the European Commission in Slovenia
Ljubljana
Slovenia

14 April
Passion of Jesus
Wintershall Players bring biblical story to life
Trafalgar Square
London

14 April
UK’s Largest German Bier Festival
Alexandra Palace
London
20-21 April
T-Update on Management & Skills
Berlin
Germany


20-21 April
The Emergence of Standard English in Multilingual Britain
University of Cambridge
Cambridge
UK
20-22 April
International Scientific and Practical Conference - Multidimensional Translation from Science to Arts
Riga
Latvia

22 April 12 noon-6pm
Feast of St George
Trafalgar Square
London

22-23 April
Buenos Aires
Argentina


24-26 April
Speech Technology
Washington Marriott Wardman Park
Washington
USA

25-26 April
Oracle Japan
Tokyo
Japan

27 April 9.30am-1.30pm
Brussels
Belgium
27-28 April
ICLCTS 2017
19th International Conference on Linguistics, Communication and Translation Studies
Kyoto
Japan


29 April
Vaisakhi Festival 2017
Sikh festival and heritage
Trafalgar Square
London

4 May 9.30am-1.30pm
Brussels
Belgium

4-5 May
Chania, Crete
Greece 


4-6 May
BP17
Budapest
Hungary
Twitter:#BP17conf







5 May
Terminology between Theory and Practice: 10 years of Romanian as an official EU language
Babes-Bolyai University of Cluj-Napoca
Cluj-Napoca, Romania
Twitter: @translatores #TranslatingEurope


6 May 2-6pm
Westminster Morris Men, Day of Dance
Trafalgar Square
London

7-10 May
Society for Technical Communication
Washington DC
USA

8 May 2pm
One woman show: Soul of Fire followed by short lecture
Ingeborg Bachmann Centre for Austrian Literature
Senate House, London

8-9 May
Theme: Let’s implement the future now!
Intercontinental Shanghai Pudong
Shanghai
China
9-13 May
Maribor
Slovenia



11-12 May
'Traduire justement': The Legal Translation Challenge
Symposium on legal translation (in French)
University of Toulouse
Toulouse 
France

11-14 May
Varna
Bulgaria


17 May
Which identities for translators? Status, jobs, differences and convergences
Translating Europe Forum
Avignon
France
Twitter: @translatores #TranslatingEurope


18 May
Translation Technology: what is it and how can we use it?
Translating Europe Workshop
Tallinn University Conference Centre
Tallinn, Estonia
Twitter: @translatores #TranslatingEurope


17-18 May
Information Energy Conference 2017
Theme: The Emergence of Content 4.0
Utrecht
Netherlands



17-20 May
Association of Language Companies
Eden Roc Resort
Miami
Florida
USA

17-28 May
Cannes
France
18-20 May
Cardiff
Wales

18-21 May
Somerset House
London
Twitter: #PhotoLondonFair17 @PhotoLondonFair

19-21 May
100th Anniversary year of founder Ludwik Zamenhof’s death
Edinburgh
Scotland
20 May
European Union of the Deaf General Assembly
Valletta
Malta


21 May 6.30-8.15pm
London Symphony Orchestra
Free, Rachmaninov open air concert
Trafalgar Square
London


22-24 May
Going Global 2017
British Council
London
Theme: Global Cities: Connecting Talent, Driving Change



22-24 May
Nodalida 2017
21st Nordic Conference on Computational Linguistics
Gothenburg
Sweden


23-27 May
Prestigious Flower Show and Garden Design Showcase
London


24 May
Seminars for Digital, Design and UX Communities
Manchester Town Hall
Manchester
Twitter: #Campdigital
25 May
Current Challenges of Medical Translation
Translating Europe Workshop
University of Gdansk
Poland

25-26 May
4th International Symposium on Business Translation and Teaching Research
The Chinese Business Translation Association
Dalian City
China

25-26 May
Translation Meets Book History: Intersections 1700-1900
National University of Galway
Ireland


25 May-13 August
Hokusai: beyond the Great Wave
British Museum
London


26-27 April
Workshop on Speech Perception and Production across the Lifespan
UCL
London


26-28 May
Theme: Territory of Concentrated Knowledge
Business Bureau of the Association of Interpreters
Ufa, Republic of Bashkortostan
Russia

26 May-4 June
Hay-on-Wye
Wales



28 May
New Technologies in Specialised Translation
Translating Europe Workshop
Adam Mickiewicz University
Warsaw
Poland
Twitter: @translatores #TranslatingEurope


28-31 May
20th Annual Conference of the European Association for Machine Translation
Faculty of Mathematics and Physics, Charles University
Prague
Czech Republic
1-2 June
Evolution of TC 2017
Theme: Innovations in Software Documentation
Sofia
Bulgaria

6-9 June
Theme: Terminology and Ontologies – Theories and Applications
Université de Savoie
Chambéry
France


7-9 June
Budapest
Hungary
7-9 June
Annual Conference for product-related content
Theme: Problem solving
Krakow, Poland
8-9 June
UA Europe 2017
Conference for Software User Assistance Professionals
Harrogate
UK


10 June 10am-2.30pm
All-Round Translator (ART) event
Nieuwe Energie
Leiden
Netherlands
10-11 June
Theme: Spreading the Word – Transcending Boundaries & Enriching Lives
Auckland
New Zealand


11-12 June
19th International Conference on Interpreting and Translation
Copenhagen
Denmark


12-15 June
Nordterm 2017
Språkrådet Conference and Terminology Workshop
Kongsberg 
Norway

14-16 June
LocWorld 34
Theme: Continuous Delivery
Barcelona
Spain


19 June 9.45-10.30am
Armed Forces Day
City Hall
London

22 June
2nd CTS Postgraduate Conference
Theme: Power, Ideology and Beyond: New Perspectives in Translation and Interpreting Studies
University of Leeds
Leeds, UK

23-25 June
Poznan
Poland
26-27 June
PILAS Annual Conference 2017
Postgraduates in Latin American Studies/Society for Latin American Studies
Theme: Discontinuities and Resistance in Latin America
University of Leeds, Leeds, UK

26-30 June
4th Literary Translation Summer School
Choice of 11 languages
City University
London


28-30 June 10am-4pm
Theme: Interdisciplinary Knowledge-making - Challenges for LSP Research
NHH, Bergen
Norway
29-30 June
ICLLS 2017
3rd International Conference on Linguistics and Language Studies
CIOL Hong Kong Society
Open University of Hong Kong
Hong Kong


1 July
Includes Pre-Ball Regency Dance Workshop
Banqueting Room
The Guildhall
Bath
UK
2 July 12 noon-6pm
Eid Festival
Trafalgar Square
London



3-4 July
Transcollaborate
Collaborative Translation Symposium and Workshop
University of Monash
Prato
Italy
3-31 July
Summer School in Audiovisual Translation
Dubbing, voice-over, subtitling for the deaf, audio description for the blind
UCL
London
4-9 July
Hampton Court
Surrey



5-7 July
School of Oriental and African Studies 
University of London
London
Theme: Conflicting Ideologies and Cultural Mediation - Hearing, Interpreting, Global Voices
5-8 July
SSAWW 2017
Theme: Border Crossings. Translation, Migration & Gender in the Americas, Transatlantic, & Transpacific
University of Bordeaux Montaigne
Bordeaux, France


6-7 July
Geneva
Switzerland


6-7 July
One rule for home, one rule for school?
University of Nottingham
Nottingham
UK


7-8 July
4th Translation and Interpreting Conference 2017
COTICH
Theme: Specialised Translation and Interpreting
Santiago
Chile

8 July 1-8pm
Pride in London
Pride Parade and Festival for LGBT Community
Trafalgar Square
London

9 July
Alexandra Palace
London
10-14 July
TH Köln
Cologne
Germany
NB: Student rate available
10-14 July
13th Biennial Conference of the International Association of Forensic Linguists
Theme: New Challenges for Forensic Linguists
University of Porto
Porto, Portugal

14 July-14 August
Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park
London
Also World ParaAthletics Championships 14-23 July and IAFF World Championships 4-13 July
23-29 July
International Literary Translation & Creative Writing Summer School
BCLT/Writers Centre Norwich
8 workshops to date, including Bengali, Korean & Lithuanian
University of East Anglia
Norwich, UK
29-30 July
ARTIS@Bangkok2017: Translatorship
Chulalongkorn University & Thammasat University
Bangkok
Thailand

30-31 July
Ypres
Belgium
3-5 August
Brisbane Conference and Exhibition Centre
Brisbane, Australia
Theme: Disruption and Diversification
Early Bird Registration extended to 13 March



11-13 August
Latin American Translation Industry Conference
Holiday Inn
Cordoba
Argentina


24-27 August
Translate in the Laurentians / On traduit dans les Laurentides
Master class training for French>English and English>French translators
Estérel, Quebec
Canada


4-8 September
2nd International Summer School in Translation Technology
KU Leuven University
Antwerp
Belgium
8-10 September
Efsli 2017 AGM & Conference
European Forum of Sign Language Interpreters
Theme: Interpreting in Heathcare
Toulouse, France


8-17 September
Including 2017 Grand Regency Costumed Charity Promenade on Saturday 9th September
Bath
UK
Twitter: @JAFestBath


12-15 September
EAIE 2017
Theme: Internationalisation of Higher Education
Seville
Spain


15-16 September
TTI 5
5th International Conference on Teaching Translation and Interpreting
University of Łódź

Łódź
Poland


15-16 September 
Study Weekend 2017
CIOL German Society
Theme: The Hanseatic League - Myth and Reality
Lübeck
Germany

16-17 September
Annual Festival of Architecture and Design



22-24 September
Anglophoner Tag
Hosted by ITI German Network
Chester Racecourse
Chester
UK


23-24 September
Association of Sign Language Interpreters
Theme: Recognition
Institute for Child Health
London


27-28 September
Technology for Marketing
Olympia
London



28-30 September
International Forum for Interpreters and Translators
Plenary Sessions and Practical Workshops
Mexico City
Mexico


29-30 September
Drongo Festival 2017
Utrecht
Netherlands

30 September
FIT 2017 Theme



12-13 October
Elia Networking Days
Bucharest
Romania


14-15 October
Call for papers in German only
Hanover
Germany


14-16 October
Olympia
London

20 October-28 February 2018
Exhibition to mark 20th Anniversary of the publication of Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone
British Library
London
24-26 October
Stuttgart
Germany


25-27 October
9th International Conference on NLP, Corpus Linguistics, Terminology and e-Terminology
Slovak National Corpus
Bratislava, Slovakia

25-28 October
American Translators Association
Washington DC
USA

26-28 October
METM17
Mediterranean Editors and Translators Meeting 2017
Brescia
Italy

30-31 October
San Jose
California
USA

1-3 November
Theme: Continuous Delivery
Santa Clara
California
USA
13-14 November
MUMTTT 2017/Europhras 2017
3rd Workshop on Multi-word Units in Machine Translation and Translation Technology 
Theme: Computational and Corpus-based Phraseology
London

16-17 November
Theme: Technology tools for interpreting
London


17-18 November
Berlin
Germany



17-19 November
American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages (ACTFL)
Music City Center
Nashville, TN
USA


22-24 November
NTIF 2017
Nordic Translation Industry Forum 2017
Helsinki
Finland


7-8 December
Prague
Czech Republic
13-15 December 2017
Theme: Minority languages, risks, disasters and regional crises
UCL CEnTraS at Europe House, London



Dates to note for 2018

European Capital of Culture 2018

European Capital of Culture 2018



European Green Capital 2018



9-10 March 2018
2nd Joint Dutch and Belgian Association Conference

7-12 May 2018
International Conference on Language Resources and Education
Phoenix Seagaia Resort
Miyazaki
Japan
9-14 July 2018
8th Euroscience Open Forum
Scientific research in Europe
Toulouse
France
Call for 2018 Papers
Call for 2020 Hosts


24-27 October 2018
59th ATA Annual Conference
American Translators Association
New Orleans
Louisiana
USA

NB: Inclusion in this list does not constitute endorsement of any conference, event or third party. This list is for information purposes only. All details should be checked on the organisers' websites, as they may be subject to change.



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