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POSTPONED to 2021- Slovakia, previously 23 September – new autumn 2021

This 1-day TEW will form an integral part of an international conference (Translation, Interpreting and Culture 2: Rehumanising Translation Studies) held in Banská Bystrica on 23-25 September 2020, which builds on the success of its previous edition in Nitra in 2018. 
The TEW will be held on the first day of the conference, promoted as a session of the conference co-organised with DGT. 

Topics that will be covered: 

  • introductory speech by keynote speaker Susan Bassnett dedicated to changes in culture and the importance of human factor in translation 
  • lectures on human factor in machine translation, post-editing, creativity in post editing and translation training, visibility of  translators in digital era 
  • workshops and discussions aimed at exchange of good practices and market needs with the representatives of the market (professional translator organisations, representatives of Slovak Association of Translation Agencies, individual translators, etc.


  • Matej Bel University in Banská Bystrica, 
  • University in Nitra,
  • Comenius University Bratislava, 
  • University of Prešo,
  • Institute of World Literature at Slovak Academy of Sciences

EMT university involved: 

  • University in Nitra

Practical information

Tuesday 21 September 2021, 8.30 (CEST)
State Scientific Library in Banská Bystrica
Lazovná 240/9, 975 58
Banská Bystrica

English, Slovak
Number of places
Registration fee
Open to the public, free of charge
Who should attend
Researchers and practitioners in translation and interpreting from Europe and worldwide, translation studies trainees, representatives of translation agencies, translator associations, industry representatives, translation software developers