Centre for Translation and Comparative Cultural Studies


Thursday 8th (08:00) - Friday 9th May 2014 (20:00)

Translation and Comparative Cultural Studies: East and West in Dialogue

8-9 May 2014, at the Institute for Modern Languages Research, University of London

The Centre for Translation and Comparative Cultural Studies at the University of Nottingham is organizing a keynote conference to bring together Asian, Arabic and Western scholars in the area of translation and comparative literary and cultural studies, with the aim of facilitating and accelerating dialogue between ‘Western’ and ‘Eastern’ traditions.

Conference programme PDF file icon

Keynote Speakers:

Mona Baker (University of Manchester, UK), Farzaneh Farahzad (Allameh Tabatabai University, Tehran) Ferial Ghazoul (American University of Cairo), Theo D’Haen (KU Leuven, Belgium), Defeng Li (SOAS, University of London, UK), Kirsten Malmkjaer (University of Leicester, UK), Maria Tymoczko (University of Massachusetts, USA), Judy Wakabayashi (Kent State University, USA)

(University of Manchester, UK), (Allameh Tabatabai University, Tehran) (American University of Cairo), (KU Leuven, Belgium), (SOAS, University of London, UK), (University of Leicester, UK), (University of Massachusetts, USA), (Kent State University, USA)

Conference Organizers: Dr Maike Oergel and Dr Kathryn Batchelor (University of Nottingham, UK)