Call for Papers


25 & 26 October 2019, Bangla Academy, Dhaka, Bangladesh

An International Conference on Translation Studies titled – The World of Translation: Trajectories and Challenges

Call for Papers

The conference on “The World of Translation: Trajectories and Challenges” to be held at Bangla Academy, Dhaka, scheduled on 25 & 26 October 2019 seeks to redefine the issue of a world of translation and its challenges & possibilities as envied in language, literature, history, social sciences, physical sciences, film studies, theological studies, theatre & performing studies, etc. focusing but not limited to the following topics:

Suggested Themes:

  • Modernism & Post Modernism in Translation Studies
  • Bangla literature in Translation
  • Translation of Literary & Nonliterary texts
  • Translation in the Marketplace
  • Politics of Translation
  • Translation in the era of Fourth Industrial Revolution
  • Translation and Folklore
  • Translation and Films
  • Translation and the Public Space
  • Translation and Gender
  • Translation and Legal Framework
  • Translation in Photography and Art work
  • Postcolonial Translations: Othering the Self.

Interested academics, educators, scholars, researchers, translators and policy makers are requested to send their abstracts of 300 words along with a brief bio of 150 words and a photograph to [email protected] by 10 October 2019. Acceptance notifications will be sent by 20 October 2019. Please mention ‘The World of Translation: Trajectories and Challenges’, in the subject line of your mail. The full papers will go through a blind peer review process, the accepted papers will be presented by the writers and published as edited book within three months of the conference.

Important Dates:

Last date of abstract submission                               : October 10, 2019

Acceptance notification date                                     : October 20, 2019

Conference date                                                           : October 25-26, 2019

Last date of full paper submission                           : November 27, 2019

Date of notification for acceptance of the paper   : December 27, 2019

Publishing date of the edited book                           : January 31, 2019

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(Prof. Dr. H. Rashid Askari)

Editor-in-chief, Advisor of DTF and

Vice Chancellor, Islamic University, Kushtia, Bangladesh

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