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Interdisciplinary Research Workshop on AVT as Cross-Cultural Mediation

  • Centre for Translation Studies, UCL 17 Gordon Square London, England, WC1H United Kingdom (map)

The Centre for Translation Studies at University College London in collaboration with the University of East Anglia cordially invites you to an interdisciplinary workshop to explore the challenges of, and methodologies for, researching AVT-mediated linguistic and cultural representation from the perspective of reception and audience response.   

The workshop is primarily intended for postgraduate students of audiovisual translation. Reflective audiovisual translation professionals who wish to pursue AVT projects may also benefit from this workshop. It is organised in the context of the AHRC-funded research network project Tapping the Power of Foreign Language Films: Audiovisual Translation as Cross-cultural Mediation (AHRC AH/N007026/1), and will be delivered by the following international team of AVT, film studies and industry experts brought together by the project: 

Louisa Desilla (UCL), Kristin Gerdes (UCL/AVT Translator), Marie-Noëlle Guillot (UEA), Jan-Louis Kruger (Macquarie University), Nolwenn Mingant (Université de Nantes), Maria Pavesi (Università di Pavia), Carlos de Pablos Ortega (UEA), Elisa Perego (Università di Trieste), Ana Rojo (Universidad de Murcia), Christopher Taylor (Università di Trieste) and Patrick Zabalbeascoa (Universitat Pompeu Fabra)  

The workshop is free to attend and covers tea/coffee and lunch. Travel or other expenses are the individual participants’ responsibility. Places will be allocated on a first come first served basis.  

For more information on the workshop and how to register please visit [Events and UCL/CENTRAS tab] or, or email Dr Louisa Desilla,; Expert team list subject to final confirmation.

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