7 July 2014

Organised by: PACTE Group

Steering committee: Anabel Galán-Mañas, Amparo Hurtado Albir, Christian Olalla-Soler, Patricia Rodríguez-Inés.


The Specialist Seminar on the Didactics of Translation is designed to provide a forum for the discussion of issues of interest to translator trainers.

The main aims of the Specialist Seminar are to:

1. Discuss innovative teaching practices in translator training.

2. Discuss aspects of the teaching of other disciplines involved in translator training.

Exceptionally, this time the Seminar will be a one-day session. It will be made up of eight different modules among which participants will choose the four seminars that best suit their personal interests. The eight modules are: pedagogical bases in translator training, planning and developing a translation teaching unit, assessment in translator training, L2 language

teaching for translators, teaching inverse translation, work-placements and professional aspects of translation, ICTs applied to translator training, use of corpora in translator training.

Target group: Master’s and PhD students; translator trainers; professional translators.

Duration: 8 hours.

LanguagesSPANISH. In the workshops examples involving some or all of Spanish, Catalan, English, French and German will be used.

Teaching staff: Anabel Galán-Mañas, Gabi Grauwinkel, Amparo Hurtado Albir, Anna Kuznik, Olivia Fox, Patricia Rodríguez-Inés, Lupe Romero Ramos.


Opens March 15 2014.

Closes June 15 2014.


- Normal rate: €150

- Reduced rate: €125 (before April 30, 2014)

- Master’s and PhD students FTI UAB: €75

- Teaching staff FTI/UAB: no charge

- Combined Seminar and Conference fee: €325; reduced rate: €300 (before April 30, 2014); Master’s and PhD students FTI UAB: €100

Limited places.

A minimum of 20 participants will be required for the Seminar to go ahead. A certificate of attendance will be provided to participants who complete 8 hours.

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