Events

thumbnail Televic Simultaneous Interpreting Competition

Second round of the successful Newcastle Interpreting Forum

Location: Old Library Building, Newcastle University
Time/Date: 23rd April 2014,

For the second time, Newcastle is host to the Televic Simultaneous Interpreting Competition. The international competition aims to provide a friendly environment for interpreter students to put their skills to the test in front of a real audience, and to create a platform for them to exchange their learning experiences as professional interpreters. 

thumbnail Chinese Drama Colloquium

A Leeds-Newcastle colloborative event

Location: Newcastle University, various venues (Culture Lab, Northern Stage, Stephenson Building)
Time/Date: 8th May 2014 - 9th May 2014, 09:00 - 17:00

Leeds University Staging China project has joined forces with Newcastle University School of Modern Languages to organise this two-day event devoted to the translation of Chinese drama in a British context. We welcome a number of leading figures in the field of Chinese drama, among them Wan Fang, leading Chinese dramatist, novelist and screen-writer; an excerpt from Wan Fang’s work有一种毒药 (A Kind of Poison) will also be performed. The second day of the colloquium will be devoted to hands-on translation, reading, viewing and discussion of modern Chinese drama. Registration

thumbnail Book now: China Independent Film Festival Celebration

A four day event of free screenings, exhibitions, workshop and masterclass

Location: Newcastle University, various venues
Time/Date: 12th May 2014 - 15th May 2014,

The Tenth Anniversary of the China Independent Film Festival (CIFF) UK Celebration will take place in Newcastle (12th-15th May 2014), Nottingham (16th-18th) and London (16th-17th). The four-day event in Newcastle features retrospective screenings of CIFF award winning films, an archival exhibition on the history of the CIFF and a workshop – Film Festival in Focus. Full programme

thumbnail Networking Event for Postgraduate Students in Film

Culture Lab Spaces 4/5, Monday 19 May

Location: Culture Lab Spaces 4/5
Time/Date: 19th May 2014, 13:00 - 17:00

Newcastle University's Research Centre in Film and Digital Media (RCFDM) is hosting a research sharing event for postgraduate students from the fields of Film, Media, Digital Media and Visual Cultures.

thumbnail Storytelling in the Spanish speaking world

International Conference for the ¡Vamos! Festival 2014

Location: Newcastle University
Time/Date: 20th June 2014 - 21st June 2014, 09:00 - 17:00

The International Conference: Fiction, non-fiction and new journalism: The arts of storytelling in the Spanish speaking world. Newcastle University, 20 and 21 June 2014, organised by the Americas Research Group as part of the ¡Vamos! Festival programme 2014
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