IATIS 2021 Barcelona - Panel 6: Heritage and Art in Translation
Time & Location
About the Event
Important update: This will now be a hybrid event taking place on September 14th to 17th, 2021.
On-site (on campus) attendance will only be available for delegates who are scheduled to speak at the conference; remote online attendance will only be available to some speaker-participants (priority will be given to speakers with travel restrictions).
We will be hosting Panel 6 "Heritage and Art in Translation" as part of the IATIS 2021 International Conference set out to take at the Universitat Pompeu Fabra (Barcelona) in September 2021.
This panel will foreground the role of translation in the mediated interactions that take place between humans and the cultural heritage environment, a setting that comprises both tangible and intangible, yet always politicised, representations of the past in the present. Within the heritage industry, ‘interpretation’ refers to the ways in which information is transferred to visitors in order to educate and engage. But, despite a shared interest in questions of meaning-making, multimodality, and communication across time and different target groups, dialogue between Heritage Studies and Translation Studies has been surprisingly limited. The panel sets out to gain a fuller understanding of these interdisciplinary points of contact through its exploration of translation as it pertains to the processes and outcomes of heritage promotion, education, reception, consumption, conservation and sustainability.