Workshop on Translating 19th Century Women’s Writing & Writing For Women

HTCampus Expert updated on : 24 Sep 2015

Workshop on translating 19th Century Women’s Writing & Writing for Women at Bhawanipur Education Society College

Writing Translation WOrkshop

Department of English of Bhawanipur Education Society College (BESC), Kolkata is conducting a seven day Translation Workshop in collaboration with The Centre for Translation of Indian Literatures, Jadavpur University from October 5, 2015 to October 11, 2015 at the College. The Symposium will be conducted during 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM, the venue and precise Programme Schedule will be sent to the participants upon registration.


  1. To subsidise to primary research in the fields of Translation Studies, Cultural Studies and Gender Studies.
  2. To promote the translation practices in India for prodigious socio-cultural interaction/understanding.
  3. To expedite the practice of multilingual translations.

Eligibility Criteria:

The part takers for the induction programme will be the College Teachers, Research Scholars in Translations Studies and people interested in translation.

Application Process and Registration Fee:

Candidates who are interested in participating and attending the induction programme can apply to Course Coordinators of the College with filled registration form on or before September 25, 2015. The Registration Charges are INR 1000 for the participants other than students for whom the Registration Fee is INR 500/-. The participants of the workshop will be provided with a working lunch during the Induction programme.

The theoretical nuances for translation and development of the basic translation skills and techniques of the part takers through multi-lingual translation techniques of selected 19th century women’s writings and writings for women will be under discussion during the Workshop. The induction programme intends to postulate an innovative experiment in multi-lingual translation and the material translated during the workshop would be hoarded and will be broadcasted as an aid to future research in the field of academic study.



Source: Shriya Agarwal, HT Campus Specialist

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