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CROSSLING Seminar: Crosscultural Encounters

Thursday 27 September, 2012

University of Eastern Finland, Joensuu

Keynote speaker (AG108):

12:30 – 13:30
Andrea Wurm (Saarland University): French Cuisine in German Cookbooks – Pathways of Crosscultural Encounters

Coffee/tea break:

13:30 – 14:00         

Snapshots (AG109):

14:00 – 14:15Piet Van Poucke (Ghent University): Languages and symmetry: is “neutral translation” possible?

14:15 – 14:30
Hannu Kemppanen (UEF):Looking for an ideal translation strategy – the concept of the golden mean in Russian translation studies

14:30 – 14:45
Kaisa Koskinen (UEF): Linguistic landscapes and translatedness

14:45 – 15:00
Pekka Kujamäki (UEF): Multiculturality and linguistic landscapes in the “Finnish German Zone” 1942--1944: a reconstruction

15:00 – 15:15
Leena Kolehmainen, Lea Meriläinen & Helka Riionheimo (UEF): Translation studies meets contact linguistics: observations on unprofessional translation

15:15 – 15:45          General discussion

The seminar is open for all interested in the subject area. If you wish to participate, you should sign up by 24.9.2012 at

The seminar is organized by CROSSLING, a crossdisciplinary research network at the University of Eastern Finland in Joensuu. For further information see

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