Sociolinguistic perspectives on interpreting

Translating interpreting

The research project INTERPRETING invites you to a final seminar on sociolinguistic approaches to interpreter-mediated institutional interaction. The focus will be on interpreting in health care and judicial settings with five presentations by scholars from Denmark, Sweden, Norway and Canada. The seminar ends with responses from three invited scholars working in related areas.


09:30 Welcome & introduction
09:40 Martha Sif Karrebæk Language ideological perspectives on courtroom interpreting
10:25 Break
10:40 Jessica P. B. Hansen Media ideologies of video-mediated interpreting
11:25 Short break
11:30 Cecilia Wadensjö Interpreters in the asylum determination process
12:15 Lunch
13:15 Marta Kirilova ‘I do have this skill actually’ – court interpreters’ perceptions of expertise
14:00 Break
14:10 Philip S. Angermeyer Metapragmatic negotiation and degrees of interpreter involvement in North American judicial settings
14:55-15:25 Janus Mortensen, Kirsten Thisted, Carina Graversen Perspectives on the day



Marta Kirilova


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