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CTER General Meeting (7.04.2022)

It was a great pleasure for us to meet  CTER members at the tri-annual CTER General Meeting, which was held on 7th April 2022 at 17.00 CET. We convened online and the meeting covered the following issues: CTER presidential elections; an update on CTER membership; information about the current and forthcoming CTER projects and events; informal discussion on CTER-related matters; and AOB. We look forward to future CTER events.

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CTER election (29.03.22-05.04.22)

The turn of March and April 2022 saw this year’s CTER Presidential Election, as members of the Consortium voted for CTER President for the years 2022-2025. The results of the vote revealed a perfect tie, with each of the two candidates, incumbent CTER President Prof. UJ Maria Piotrowska and CTER Secretary Dr Mariusz Marczak, receiving exactly 50% of the votes. As a mark of respect to the voters’ decision, it was decided that in the next three years CTER will be functioning under split presidency,…

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New CTER project: TER (research platform)

On the initiative of the Chair for Translation Studies of the Jagiellonian University in Kraków, Poland and in collaboration with three institutional members of the Consortium for Translation Education Research (CTER): the University of Łódź, Poland, Zurich University of Applied Sciences – ZHAW, Switzerland, and Kiev V. Vynnychenko Central Ukrainian State Pedagogical University, Ukraine, an international research platform was launched under the name of TER: Translator-Education-Research. TER is one of the research platforms established within the Jagiellonian University programme of Priority Research Areas (POB Heritage).…

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3rd CTER Congress (CTER 2022): summary

The 3rd CTER Congress has come to a close now. This year’s event was held online and attracted participants from 21 countries, including Belgium, China, Czechia, Germany, Greece, Hungary, India, Italy, Lithuania, Macedonia, Mexico, Morocco, Poland, Qatar,  Saudi Arabia, Spain, Switzerland, Ukraine, the United Arab Emirates, the United Kingdom and the United States. The speakers presented very interesting papers and the the keynote speeches were delivered by: Mr Valter Mavrič, European Parliament, Director General for Translation Professor Gary Massey, Institute of Translation and Interpreting, ZHAW School of Applied Linguistics Mr Wojciech Wołoszyk, TEPIS (Polish Association of Sworn and Specialised Translators) Professor Maureen Ehrensberger-Dow, Institute of Translation…

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Space is no distance (30th Sep, 2021)

Download poster To commemorate St Jerome – the patron saint of translators, whose death anniversary falls on 30th September, the Consortium for Translation Education Research (CTER) kindly invites you to participate in an online roundtable discussion on translator and translator educator profiles. The meeting will be a chance to: share ideas for translator education integrate academics interested in translation pedagogy celebrate the Translator’s Day and more… Read the details and register for the event here.

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1ST CONGRESS OF POLISH TRANSLATION STUDIES

We kindly invite you to participate in the 1st Congress of Polish Translation Studies (I KONGRES POLSKIEGO PRZEKŁADOZNAWSTWA), which due to the current epidemiological situation has been rescheduled to May 2022. The event will held at the Jagiellonian University in Kraków and the conference language is Polish. More information…

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EACT project

Below you will find information about the EACT project. The objective of the EACT project (2019-2022), financed by the Spanish Ministry of Science, Innovation and Universities (PGC2018-094275-B-I00), is to establish evaluation procedures for different levels of acquisition of Translation Competence (TC) in undergraduate translation degrees in Spain. Seventeen researchers from six universities are participating in EACT: Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, Universidad de Granada, Universitat Jaume I, Universidad de País, Vasco y Universidade de Vigo, and the University of Westminster (UK). For more details, see the…

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CTER Assessment Literacy Workshop 2020 – postponed

UPDATE Due to the outbreak of the COVID-19 epidemic, the event has been postponed. See the workshop site for details. The Consortium for Translation Education Research (CTER) in association with the University of Westminster in London, England and the Jagiellonian University in Kraków, Poland are pleased to announce a jointly organised workshop on assessment literacy for translator trainers and translators under the name of the CTER Assessment Literacy Workshop 2020,  to be held on 21st-22nd April, 2020 in Kraków, Poland. The workshop sessions will be led…

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