Date: 27-28 November 2006
Venue: Portuguese Catholic University, Lisbon
Organisers: Portuguese Catholic University of Lisbon ( and   Polytechnic Institute of Bragança (, Portugal

AIM: The relationship between translation and censorship has been thoroughly investigated when related to the 20th -century dictatorships in Spain, Italy and Germany, whereas other timeframes and political contexts have been overlooked. This conference aims to provide new insights into the study of Translation and Censorship from the 18th century to the present day. Suggested topics for discussion: - How did/ does the censoring apparatus operate? - Who were/ are the censors? - How was/ is censorship exerted? At what levels? - Do translators use self-censorship? - Does censorship differ according to genre and/or gender? CALL FOR PAPERS: Abstracts (250-300 words) should be submitted electronically. E-mail for all information, registration and contacts: Further information will soon be available at [url=][/url] Deadline for abstract submissions: 30 June 2006. Notification of acceptance will be given by 28 July 2006. Languages accepted in papers: Portuguese, English and Spanish. Guest speakers (to be confirmed): - José Miguel Santamaria (University of the Basque Country, Spain) - Kate Sturge (Aston University, UK) - Raquel Merino (University of the Basque Country, Spain) Registration fees (until 30 September 2006): Speakers – 50€ Participants – 60€ Students – 25€ Late registrations (after 30 September 2006) - +10€ Payment by bank transfer: - NIB 003300000017013412105 - IBAN PT50 0033 0000 0017 0134 1210 5 - SWIFT BCOMPTPL or by cheque endorsed to: Universidade Católica Portuguesa and sent to: Centro de Estudos de Cultura, Línguas e Literaturas Universidade Católica Portuguesa Humanitas – Faculdade de Ciências Humanas Palma de Cima, 1649-023 Lisboa - Portugal Scientific Committee: João Almeida Flor (University of Lisbon) John Milton (University of São Paulo) João Ferreira Duarte (University of Lisbon) Teresa Seruya (University of Lisbon/ Portuguese Catholic University) REGISTRATION FORM SURNAME: FIRST NAME(S): ADDRESS: COUNTRY: TEL. NUMBER: E-MAIL: AFFILIATION: PAYMENT by: Cheque _____ Bank transfer ______ You are registering as Speaker _____ Participant ______ Student ______ Conference Organising Committee: Inês Espada Vieira, Isabel Chumbo and Maria Lin Moniz

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