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Maritime Law: a complex context for interpreters
Thu 11 February 2016, 09:30 – 15:45 GMT
London Metropolitan University is organising a series of 6 Continuous Professional Development (CPD) events, relating to Interpreting and Translation in different settings. This event is the fourth of the series.
Every year, MA Conference Interpreting students at London Met are able to practise conference interpreting at the International Maritime Organisation (IMO) in London for their placement. Last year, London Metropolitan University organised,exclusively for our students, a full day event on Maritime Law for interpreters, with the participation of the International Maritime Organisation and our colleagues from the Law School. This year we are opening the event to the public.
We will work around the following themes:
- Main concepts of Maritime Law
- Role of the Supreme Court in the development of Maritime Law
- Interpreting skills required when working in the context of Maritime Law, for example at the International Maritime Organisation
The event will be led by:
Dr. Ioanna Magklasi, LL.B. (Athens), LL.M. (Soton), Ph.D. (Soton), Attorney-at-Law, Member of the Athens Bar Association.Director of the Centre for Maritime Law, London Metropolitan University
Barrie Goldstone, LL.B., LL.M., M.Ed, Barrister at Law. Head of Law, London Metropolitan University.
9.30 - 10.00: Registration
10.00 - 10.15: Introduction
10.15 - 10.30: Interpreting a speech at the IMO: let's try! Danielle D'Hayer, Associate Professor Interpreting Studies, London metropolitan University.
10.30 - 11.00: Debriefing challenges
11.00 - 11.30: Surviving interpreting practice at the International Maritime Organisation: Elena Scott, MA Conference Interpreting student
11.30 - 12.00: Sight Interpretation: what do I do with a transcript of the speech 5 mn before interpreting?Danielle D'Hayer, Associate Professor Interpreting Studies, London metropolitan University.
12.00 - 12.30: Debriefing challenges
12.30 - 1.30pm: Break for lunch (not provided)
1.30 - 3.30pm: Maritime Law in London
Part One: An Introduction to Maritime Law and the place of the IMO. Dr. Ioanna Magklasi, LL.B. (Athens), LL.M. (Soton), Ph.D. (Soton), Attorney-at-Law, Member of the Athens Bar Association. Director of the Centre for Maritime Law, London Metropolitan University.
Part Two: The role of the UK Supreme Court in the development of Maritime Law.Barrie Goldstone, LL.B., LL.M., M.Ed, Barrister at Law.Head of Law, London Metropolitan University.
3.30 - 3.45pm: Closing
All participants, regardless of ticket type, are requested to register prior to attendance.
Our next two events are scheduled as follow:
7th April: The Multifacets of Business Interpreting
19th May: Interpreting for the Police, not for the faint hearted.
The Eventbrite registration links will be published on our facebook page
We look forward to having you with us.