Genealogies of Knowledge II: Evolving Transnational,Transdisciplinary and Translational Epistemology

Deadline for Open Panel

An international conference hosted by the Centre for Translation and the Department of Translation, Interpreting and Intercultural Studies,  Hong Kong Baptist University, Hong Kong. In collaboration with the Genealogies of Knowledge Project, University of Manchester, UK. 7-9 April 2020.


The Genealogies of Knowledge II conference will be hosting the following open panels. Colleagues are warmly invited to submit paper abstracts for consideration by the panel convenors by 30 September 2019.

Open panels: [url=][/url]

Rewriting Chains in Comic Book Adaptations of Canonical Texts
Convenor: Dimitris Asimakoulas, University of Surrey, UK

Insurrectional Epistemologies in the Global Justice Movement: The Impact of Time and Space
Convenor: Julie Boéri, Hamad Bin Khalifa University, QatarLanguages of Authority in Nineteenth-Century Sciences
Convenor: M. Pilar Castillo Bernal, Universidad de Córdoba, Spain and Bertha Gutiérrez Rodilla, Universidad de Salamanca, Spain

Orientalism and Historicity: Traditional and Emerging Forms of Mediation
Convenor: Phrae Chittiphalangsri, Chulalongkorn University, Thailand

Work Practices as Politics
Convenor: Christina Delistathi, University of Westminster, UK

Contesting Epistemologies in Cognitive Translation and Interpreting Studies: The current state of play
Convenors: Sandra L. Halverson, University of Agder, Norway and Álvaro Marín García, University of Essex, UK

Migrational Epistemologies: Translation in the Middle East and North Africa
Convenor: Kamran I. Karimullah, University of Manchester, UK

Translation and the Discourse of Diversity and Inclusion: Episteme, doxa or buzz words?
Convenor: Gillian Lane-Mercier, McGill University, Canada

Translation and Invisible Violence in the Human Sciences
Convenors: René Lemieux, Université de Sherbrooke, Canada and Joshua Price, Binghamton University, US

Translating Gender and Sexuality in the MENA Region
Convenor: Reem Meshal, Hamad Bin Khalifa University, Qatar

Producing, Sharing and Transforming Knowledge on Social Media
Convenor: Neil Sadler, Queen’s University Belfast, UK

Translation and Mediation in Online Knowledge Platforms: Exploring Wikipedia and Beyond
Convenor: Mark Shuttleworth, Hong Kong Baptist University

Digital Approaches to Translational Epistemologies: Themes, Methods and Case Studies
Convenor: James St. André, Chinese University of Hong Kong

Microhistories of Translation in the Socialist Intellectual Space
Convenor: Igor Tyšš, Constantine the Philosopher University in Nitra, Slovakia

Translating Modernity: The Dissemination and Mediation of Modern Concepts in Asia
Convenor: Yifan Zhu and Kyung Hye Kim, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, China

Submission of Paper Proposals

Submissions should be sent to the relevant panel convenor by 30 September 2019.

Submissions should consist of:

§  Abstract (350-400 words, including up to 5 bibliographic references).

§  Contributor’s 150-word (maximum) biodata written in the third person. See examples from a previous event here: [url=][/url]

§  Full affiliation(s).

Notification of acceptance will be sent by 30 October 2019.

Posted by The Editors on 18th Sep 2019
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