2019 efsli & EULITA’s joint training

efsli & EULITA’s joint training

efsli and EULITA are pleased to launch a joint training on

“Interpreting in Forensic Settings”

that will take place on 30th March 2019 in Luxembourg.

Trainer: The training will be delivered by Prof. Lorraine Leeson, Trinity College Dublin, Ireland, and it is designed for both spoken and signed language interpreters, students and trainers.

Prof. Lorraine Leeson (Trinity College Dublin)

Dr. Lorraine Leeson is Ireland’s inaugural Professor of Deaf Studies. She serves as Director of Research at the School of Linguistic, Speech and Communication Sciences, Trinity College Dublin (University of Dublin) and Co-Director of the College’s Centre for Deaf Studies. Her research work focuses on the linguistics and applied linguistics of sign languages, including interpreting studies. She has engaged in pan-European research work with academic institutions, Deaf communities and interpreting organisations for over two decades: current projects include “DESIGNS” (Erasmus+), which focuses on deaf graduates’ access to employment and “Promoting Excellence in Sign Language Instruction” (European Centre for Modern Languages). In 2008, she was named a European Language Ambassador for her work. Lorraine has been an interpreter for over 20 years and is Co-Chair of the European Forum of Sign Language Interpreters Committee of Experts. She co-authored “Sign Language in Action” with Prof. Jemina Napier (Palgrave, 2016), and is co-author of the International Association for Translation and Intercultural Studies (IATIS) Yearbook, “Interpreting and the Politics of Recognition” with Dr. Christopher Stone (Routledge, 2017).

Outline of the training: please find it here: >>Interpreting in Forensic Settings – Overview of the day<<

Training venue: 1, rue Jules Wilhelm (Clausen), L-2728, Luxembourg

Training schedule: 9:30 – 16:30

Language: English

Registration at: Registration-efsli-EULITA-s-joint-training-30th-March-2019-Luxembourg 


Your place on the course will be confirmed by email.

Please do not book your accommodation or flight until your place on the course has been confirmed. Or if you do so, it will be at your own risk.

Selection of participants will be made according to the “first come, first served” system.

Registration fees:

The registration fee includes tuition and coffee breaks. Participants will have to arrange for their own accommodation, travel and meals.

  • 100,00 euros – efsli individual members & EULITA associate members (individuals)***
  • 150,00 euros – non members
  • 50,00 euros – EULITA conference registered participants *
  • 25,00 euros – Students **

*please provide the proof of registration – EULITA conference website  >>> HERE

**please provide a university student ID or a statement of your student status from the vocational training that you are attending. Age: under the age of 26.

***efsli individual members receive a discount.
Note: Sign language interpreters who are members of national associations (full members of efsli) are NOT automatically individual efsli members.
If you want to register as a member, you can become an efsli Individual member. You find more information on how to apply at https://efsli.org/membership/join-efsli/

Cancellation policy:

Please be advised that if you wish to cancel your registration then the following applies.

If your cancellation is received:

• before 11th March: 50% refund minus bank transfer fee

• after 11th March: no refund

Changes in registration is 50 Euro – only fees over 50,00 €: This charge will be applied if you decide not to cancel your registration but send someone else instead of you. Cancellations must be sent by email to admin@efsli.org and need to be confirmed by efsli.

Payment can be made either by PayPal, choose your option and click on the PayPal button below:

choose the option

or bank transfer (please remember you must include bank charges when paying).
Please tranfer the fee + bank charges to:
BNP Parisbas, Belgium
IBAN: BE71 2900 1504 9569
Account number: 290 – 0150495 – 69
EFSLI (European Forum of Sign Language Interpreters)
Wetstraat 26/15
1040 Brussels
Please add in the description of the bank transfer: your name and “efsli – EULITA’s joint training”
If you have further questions about the training, please contact team@efsli.org

Looking forward to welcoming you in Luxembourg!

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