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International Symposium: Translation and Cultural Mediation

International Mother Language Day

This symposium is organized on the occasion of the International Mother Language Day and in the framework of the International Year for the Rapprochement of Cultures
This technical meeting brings together renowned experts in intercultural and translation studies, to contribute to UNESCO’s laboratory of ideas innovative activities in the field of languages, multilingualism and scientific and literary translation. This event features three main discussion panels: “Bridging global and local languages”, “Translation, mutual understanding and stereotypes” and “Translation and cultural mediation”.


Type of Event Category 8-Symposia
Start 22.02.2010 08:00 local time
End 23.02.2010 15:00 local time
Date to be fixed 0
Focal point Rosi, Mauro
Organizer UNESCO and the International Association for Translation and Intercultural Studies (IATIS)
Country France
City Paris
Venue UNESCO Headquarters, Room XII
Street 7 place de Fontenoy
Room Room XII
Permanent Delegation Contact
Major Programme
Language of Event English, French, Spanish
Estimated number of participants
Official Website International Mother Language Day 2010
Link 1 Journée internationale de la langue maternelle 2010
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