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IATIS-UST Hodeidah Online Conference 2024 : Translator Training in Yemen: Challenges & Opportunities in Times of Conflict


When Jan 7, 2024 - Jan 8, 2024
Where Virtual & Hodeidah, Yemen
Abstract Registration Due Sep 10, 2023
Submission Deadline Oct 30, 2023
Notification Due Nov 15, 2023

Call For Papers

IATIS & University of Science & Technology, Yemen-Hodeidah Conference, 2023-2024
Translator Training in Yemen: Challenges and Opportunities in Times of Conflict

We would like to invite the submission of abstracts for the Translator Training in Yemen: Challenges and Opportunities in Times of Conflict, hosted online and organized by the Department of English & Translation, University of Science and Technology, Hodeidah, Yemen. Initially intended as a regional workshop, this has now evolved into a full-fledged conference, thanks to the support of IATIS.
We are honored to host this conference with the support of the International Association of Translation & Intercultural Studies (IATIS), whose financial backing and guidance have been crucial. This conference explores the reality of teaching translation in Yemen, and how it is highly affected by the ongoing conflict. During the workshops, we will discuss the impact of the conflict on the teaching/learning process in the translation departments of Yemeni Universities across the country in addition to an assessment of current translation programs ' development and needs. Besides, a focus will be given to exploring the impact of conflict on training translation students, its challenges and opportunities.
We especially encourage researchers and translation industry to participate. We invite submissions from all areas of Translation and Interpretation Training. The main topics include but not limited to:
Reality of teaching and training translators in Yemen
Impact of conflict on teaching/learning process in Translation Programs
Training students in conflict zones: challenges & opportunities
Translation industry & translator training: The role of accredited translation offices and language centers.

Distinguished Keynote Speakers:
- Prof. Mona Baker, University of Oslo
- Prof. Khaled Alshehari, Qatar University
-Prof. Barbara Moser-Mercer Dublin City University

Scientific Committee
1- Ibrahim Jibreel, Chair
Associate Professor of Translation Studies, University of Science & Technology, Hodeidah

2- Ahmed Alabbasi, Member
Associate Professor of Translation Studies, Qatar University

3- Abdulhameed Ashuja'a, Member
Associate Professor Sana'a University

4- Brigid Maher, Member
Full Professor of Italian Studies, La Trobe University, Australia

5- Essam Al-Mezgagi, Member
Associate Professor of Translation Studies, University of Science & Technology, Sana'a

6- Eman Barakat, Member
Associate Professor of Translation Studies, University of Science & Technology, Sana'a

7- Ahem Hal, Member
Associate Professor of Audio-Visual Translation, Université Mustapha Stambouli Mascara, Algeria

8- Ahmed Moneus, Member
Assistant Professor of Interpretation Studies, University of Science & Technology, Hodeidah

9- Mohammed Zagood, Member
Assistant Professor of Translation Studies, Elmergib University, Libya

10- Sameer Al-Hammadi, Member
Assistant Professor of Applied Linguistics, Hodeidah University

11- Naemah Al=haj, Member
PhD scholar & Lecturer University of Science & technology, Hodeidah

12- Eman Al-Shargabi, Member
Assistant Professor f Translation Studies, University of Science & Technology, Sana'a

One page abstract in English, WORD format (12pt) of no more than 300 words and a 100-word bio note to:
Mr. Mohammed Ali, Department of English & Translation, Hodeidah,
University of Science & Technology, Hodeidah, Yemen

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