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InZone To Attend InDialog 2013

InZone is set to attend InDialog, the International Conference on Dialogue Interpreting, which will be held on 15-16 November 2013 at the Russisches Haus der Wissenschaft und Kultur in Berlin.

Organised under the auspices of EXPOLINGUA Berlin, the conference will bring together international experts on dialogue interpreting, providing a forum for sharing research findings and best practices.

The InZone panel discussion "Time To Train When There is No Time To Train" is scheduled for 15 November at 10:00am.

Barbara Moser-Mercer, Director of InZone, and Leila Kherbiche, interpreter trainer for InZone, will discuss the challenges of training interpreters in fragile contexts, where training needs can be extremely varied.

These range from improving language proficiency and learning basic interpreting skills to understanding the ethical dimension of the interpreter's work and coping with emotional distress. To address these needs under strict time constraints, trainers must be creative and adaptive, providing context-specific training and encouraging active learning.

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InZone director Barbara Moser Mercer speaking at the 2013 Dies Academicus

Joining the panel discussion will be: Alice Johnson, from the American University in Cairo, Egypt; Kerstin Moser, applied drama practitioner; and Nayla Younes, from the Lebanese University, Lebanon.

Also in attendance will be Prof. Cecilia Wadensjö, from Stockholm University, and Prof. Eric Prunch, from the University of Graz, who will both deliver keynote speeches.

Further information about the event is available on the InDialog website.

View the complete programme of the InDialog International Conference on Dialogue Interpreting.

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