Conference venue

The conference will be held in two main venues (the Faculty of Translation and Interpreting at the UAB Campus Bellaterra & the Casa Convalescència in Barcelona), depending on the day. Likewise, the morning of the first day of the conference will be held online on TEAMS.

Wednesday, 6 July:

Morning: online PhD students panels sessions that will be coordinated from the conference main venue at the Faculty of Translation and Interpreting (UAB Campus Bellaterra). The panelists will present their papers online from different parts of the world. The TEAMS link will be provided to the conference participants in the book of abstracts.

Afternoon: Keynote Address and Welcome Reception at the Casa Convalescència in Barcelona. This event will be 100% in person, as the rest of the conference sessions the days following.

Thursday, 7 July:

                Morning & afternoon: Faculty of Translation and Interpreting (UAB Campus Bellaterra). 

Friday, 8 July:

                Morning & afternoon: Faculty of Translation and Interpreting (UAB Campus Bellaterra).

Saturday, 9 July:

                Morning & afternoon: Casa Convalescència in Barcelona

 

Faculty of Translation and Interpreting (UAB Campus Bellaterra) 

The Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona (UAB, Autonomous University of Barcelona) is a public university located in the metropolitan area of Barcelona. Founded in 1968, it has more than 30,000 students, 3,000 teachers and offers over 600 different courses, spanning undergraduate, postgraduate and PhD programs. The UAB in figures rankings.

The Faculty of Translation and Interpreting (map) is located at that UAB Campus Bellaterra is sited in the town of Bellaterra (Cerdanyola del Vallés, Barcelona) at 20 kilometres from Barcelona city center.

The best way to go to the UAB Campus Bellaterra is by train (FGC, Ferrocarrils de la Generalitat de Catalunya): from the main station at "Plaça Catalunya" to the “Universitat Autònoma” station. 

We will organize groups to go together from "Plaça Catalunya" station to the conference venue on the Bellaterra campus, and will also send you detailed information about how to get there if the times we offer do not suit you. You can see the train timetable for the morning trains here.

The cost of the train ticket is 2.40 Euros (one way) and the best option is to buy a ticket known as the T-casual, which is a single-person time-limited ticket for 10 journeys on any means of transport within the integrated system and within Zone 1, which covers the whole of the city of Barcelona and the metropolitan area up to the Bellaterra campus of the UAB. A T-casual for Zone 1 costs 11.35 € and you can also use it on the Barcelona metro and bus network.

 

Casa Convalescencia (Barcelona)

The Casa Convalescencia is a Historical Artistic Monument and a UNESCO World Heritage Site near the temple of the Sagrada Familia in Barcelona and sited within the iconic Hospital de Santa Creu i Sant Pau complex that was built in the late 19th century to provide better medical care in Barcelona. The architect Pere Domènech i Roura designed this architectural gem in distinctive Modernist style using natural stone columns and capitals, ceramic tile murals illustrating the history of the building and vaulted brick ceilings, together with many other elements. Since the late sixties, the Casa Convalescència has been a part of the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona (UAB) in the city of Barcelona.

The best way to go to Casa Convalescencia is by metro or bus:

- From the metro station at "Urquinaona" to “Guinardó | Hospital de Sant Pau” station (Line 4, yellow line) (example)

- From the metro station at "Plaça Catalunya" (Line 3, green line) to “Diagonal” station, transfer to Line 5 (blue line) and go to “Sant Pau | Dos de Maig” station (example)

- From the D50 bus stop at “Plaça Catalunya - Rda. Sant Pere” until “Indústria – Independència” stop (example)

We will also organize groups to go together from "Plaça Catalunya" to Casa Convalescencia.

The cost of the metro and bus tickets is 2.40 Euros (one way) and the best option is to buy a ticket known as the T-casual Zone1, which is a single-person time-limited ticket for 10 journeys on any means of transport within the integrated system and within Zone 1, which covers the whole of the city of Barcelona and the metropolitan area up to the Bellaterra campus of the UAB. A T-casual for Zone 1 costs 11.35 € and you can also use it on the Barcelona metro and bus network.

 

T-casual Barcelona Metro Bus Tickets | Transports Metropolitans de Barcelona
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