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ESIST in a nutshell
ESIST is a non-profit making
association of higher education teachers, practitioners, academics and
students in the field of audiovisual translation set up to facilitate
the exchange of information and to promote professional standards in
the training and practice of screen translation.
ESIST was set up in Cardiff in
March 1995 by a group of academics and professionals with an interest
in audiovisual translation, and who felt that not enough attention was
being paid to this type of translation.
What does ESIST do?
- ESIST sends its members regular mail shots with information
relevant to the field of audiovisual translation: conferences,
publications, jobs and the like.
- ESIST supports the organisation of the Languages and the
Media Conference that takes place in Berlin every two years, and it
also supports other similar events.
- ESIST can provide contacts, information, expertise and
assistance in the field of screen translation with particular regard to
training and professional standards.
- ESIST offers international contacts to assist in research