Call for Papers


Meaning in Translation: Illusion of Precision

Recent Call for Papers
Call Deadline: 15-June-2012

We invite proposals, in English, French or German, for papers that are related, but not limited, to the following themes: 

- Scientific and Technical Discourse 
- Political Discourse 
- Theory and Practice of Translation 
- Terminology 
- Text/Corpus Linguistics 
- Semantics and Pragmatics 

We invite abstracts for 20-minute presentations with 10 minutes for questions. Abstracts should be no more than 300 words in length, excluding title and references. Abstracts will be peer-reviewed and replies will be sent by mid-June. 

Please submit abstracts by e-mail to as an attachment (preferably in MSWord or pdf). In the subject field of the e-mail, enter ‘MTIP 2012 Abstract’. In the body of the e-mail, include the following information: 

1. Title of the paper 
2. Name(s) of presenter(s) 
3. Department and affiliation 
4. Position 
5. Email address 
6. Postal address and phone number 
7. Indicate the theme of the session the abstract is for 

Important Dates: 

Deadline for call for papers: 15 June 2012 
Notice of acceptance: by end of June 2012 
Early bird registration: by 30 July 2012 


All presented papers will be considered for the Proceedings of the International Scientific Conference ‘Meaning in Translation: Illusion of Precision’. 


Marina Platonova 
Dr.philol., MSocSc, associate professor 
Institute of Applied Linguistics 
Riga Technical University 
Mezha Str. 1/1 - 409 
Riga, Latvia 
Tel.: +37167089501
Fax: +37167089539