Metaphor Translation Workshop

The Department of Languages and Intercultural Studies at Heriot-Watt University in collaboration with the School of Culture and Communication at Swansea University invite you to participate in a 1-day training workshop on the topic of metaphor translation.

The same workshop will take place on two ocassions, one in-person event at Singleton campus, Swansea on Saturday 18 February 2023, and one online event on Saturday 4 March 2023. The workshops are free of charge and for the in-person event, refreshments and lunch will be provided. To register on the Eventbrite website:

Register for the in-person event

Register for the online event

This workshop is an opportunity to learn about metaphor translation through a collaborative approach, and for networking with students and professionals in the translation industry.

The workshop is funded by a Heriot-Watt University ‘enhancement themes’ grant and a teaching grant by the School of Culture and Communication of Swansea University to investigate a collaborative learning approach to teaching translation.

At the end of the workshop, participants will be asked to complete a detailed feedback form about their learning experience to inform the research. A certificate of completion will be provided to participants.

The event covers the following language combinations:

Arabic/ English, Chinese/English, French/English. Proficiency in one of these combinations is required in order to fully benefit from the teaching.

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email. Pre-workshop material and further information will be provided 2 weeks before the event.