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    Translation in Time and Space; An Online Conference

    03 December 2020
    Media Center
    Under the patronage of HRH Princess Luluwah Alfaisal, Effat University will be launching the 5th English & Translation Conference, under the title: " Translation in Time and Space",

    ​The general aim of this online conference is to explore how translation and interpreting have the ability to cope with a rapidly changing world and to offer opportunities for global interaction that encapsulates time and space. This conference also aims to explore the latest advances in translation and interpreting studies, especially during global crisis, such as the current pandemic. The conference will provide an opportunity for translation and interpreting professionals to enhance their knowledge and skills in translation & interpreting by getting to know the innovative research and the latest industry practices and technologies in their respective fields.


    The program started with a welcoming speech, given by Dr. Linda Maloul, Dean of Effat College of Humanities at Effat University.


    Dr. Maloul introduced keynote speaker, Professor Omar Sheikh Al-Shabab, a Professor of Text Linguistics and Translation Theory at the International University of Science and Technology in Damascus. He worked as the Supervisor of the Publication Unit, and Supervisor of the Research Unit at King Abdullah Institute for Translation and Arabization.


    The conference program of Four sessions presented by Effat University’s faculty members had interesting titles such as “Translation Issues”, “Translation During Crisis: Covid-19 As an Example”, “Translation and Linguistics” And “Translation Systems”.

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