Master of Interpreting and Translation Studies

Australia Awards Fellows farewell reception 2017

Monash University recently farewelled 12 Australia Awards Fellows after an intensive 6-week fellowship program focused on the development of practical skills in translating and interpreting. This fellowship program was developed by Dr Marc Orlando, Professor Rita Wilson, Dr Paul McShane and Dr Jim Hlavac to further their project in Developing translating and interpreting services for…

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Other Asians, Asia’s Othering; Inclusionary Utopias, Exclusionary Politics

On 30 and 31 October 2017, The Monash Asia Institute hosted its conference on ‘Other Asians, Asia’s Othering; Inclusionary Utopias, Exclusionary Politics’.  The conference focused on two distinct but related issues: empirical observation and questions of method; and recent changes in Asia and the challenge of analysing these changes. Professor Krishna Sen, from the University of Western Australia,…

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The role of language: interview with Professor Rita Wilson

As part of our Arts Researchers podcast series, we spoke with Professor Rita Wilson on a number of her research projects and how they help inform better policies, settlement services, international governance and social cohesion. We also covered the global research networks, industry partnerships and opportunities for research students in this area at Monash – the only university in Australia that offers a practice-based PhD in Interpreting and Translation.

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New DFAT funded translation & interpreting project for improved governance in Indonesia

Congratulations to Dr Marc Orlando, Professor Rita Wilson, Dr Jim Hlavac and Dr Paul McShane from the School of Languages, Literatures, Cultures and Linguistics (LLCL) who have been awarded funding from the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade for the project Developing translating and interpreting services for improved governance in Indonesia. Crucially, translating and interpreting provides the communication bridge…

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ISIT Paris and the Faculty of Arts sign an MoU and a SEA

The Faculty of Arts has just signed an MoU and a Student Exchange Agreement with ISIT, one of the French leading grandes écoles in the fields of Translation and Interpreting Studies, International Studies and Intercultural Communication. If the partnership is of natural interest in the field of Translation and Interpreting Studies, the MoU will also allow…

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Apply now … Global Journalism: Hong Kong field school

An exciting new unit, Global Journalism: Hong Kong field school, enables students to travel to the Asian media capital to explore why this world city is the big draw for news companies from around the globe. Exciting new unit – Global Journalism: Hong Kong field school  Credit points: 12 Unit: APG5190 Location: Hong Kong Coordinators: Dr…

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Speaking the language of us

In 18 months, about 60 people from 30 different nationalities who speak 40 languages in total have been profiled on Multilinguals of Melbourne, an online photojournalism project on Melbournians started by Master of Interpreting and Translation student Laura Blackmore. It’s a page where Melbourne’s cultural diversity comes into play but perhaps more importantly, highlights the often…

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Three MITS students undertake an internship with international organisation ACAP

Three students from the Master of Translation and Interpreting Studies have recently completed a one-week internship within the headquarters of the Hobart-based ACAP, the Agreement on the Conservation of Albatrosses and Petrels. The three official working languages of this international organisation are English, French and Spanish, and the internship was an opportunity for the students…

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