All CTISS events are currently only offered online through Zoom. BSL or International Sign interpreting or captions are available if needed.

Upcoming events

Ethnography of communication: a continuum?

17 May 2022 16:00-17:00
Prof. Claudia V. Angelelli & Dr. Annelies Kusters, Heriot Watt University

Mediation techniques: comparing professional & non-professional interpreters

3 May 2022 16:00-17:00
Prof. Jemina Napier, Heriot Watt University

Project EBIC: Empowering Brazil impoverished communities through critical thinking: the role of language mediation

13 April 2022 16:00-18:00
Prof. Claudia V. Angelelli, Heriot Watt University
Prof. Maico Roris, Dr. Geisa Mulla & Dayane Costa (Ph.D. Candidate), Universidade Federal de Goiás
Elena Langdon & Daniel Maciel, Acolá Language Services

Translation of geographic fictions and construction of place imagination

29 March 2022 16:00-17:00
Dr. Min-Hsiu Liao WIP

Translating Perspectives in Holocaust Memorial Museums in Poland: Experiences, Hypotheses, Challenges

10 March 2022 11:00-12:00
Dr. Dorota Goluch, Cardiff University
Dr. Agnieszka Podpora, Independent Researcher

Training the Art Translator

8 March 2022 16:00-17:00
Prof. Dr. Monika Krein-Kühle, TH Köln, University of Applied Sciences, Cologne

Researching the impact of translation in memorial museums and engaging with museum visitors:  methodological issues 

3 March 2022 11:00-12:00
Dr Kyung Hye Kim, Shanghai International Studies University

Initiating and Boosting Stakeholder Engagement around Translation: A look at the Heritage and Museum Sector

1 March 2022 16:00-17:00
Dr. Sharon Deane-Cox & Dr Pauline Côme, University of Strathclyde

Past events

Migration, Asylum, and the Ecosystem of Translation

Date: January 26, 2021
Time: 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Location: Zoom
Open webinar panel

Dr Andrea Ciribuco, National University of Ireland Galway

The Deaf Ecosystem: Local businesses, global connections

Date: December 2, 2020
Time: 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Location: Zoom
Open webinar panel

Mette Sommer, Heriot-Watt University
Erin Moriarty, Gallaudet University & Heriot-Watt University

Investigating Technologies in Translation and Interpreting Studies

Date: December 1, 2020
Time: 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Location: Zoom
Open webinar panel

Jerome Devaux, Open University
Rob Skinner, Heriot-Watt University
Hilde Haualand, Oslo Metropolitan University

Interpreting Covid-Style

Date: October 13, 2020
Time: 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Location: Zoom
Open webinar panel

Inaugural event in celebration of International Day of Sign Languages (23 Sept), International Translation Day (30 Sept) & United Nations Day (24 Oct) & HWU LINCS Dept 50 year anniversary

Delphine Jaouen, NHS Lothian
Blanca Pinero, IMO
Linda Duncan, NUBSLI
Robert Adam, Heriot-Watt University & freelance deaf interpreter