European Society for Translation Studies

EST Congresses

The founding meeting of the Society was held during the congress Translation studies – an Interdiscipline in Vienna, Austria, 9-12 September 1992. Every three years, an EST Congress with a theme related to Translation Studies is held at hosting institutions.

  • 1st EST Congress Translation/Interpreting as Intercultural Communication. Prague, Czech Republic, 28-30 September 1995.
  • 2nd EST Congress Translation in Context. Granada, Spain, 23-26 September 1998.
  • 3rd EST Congress Claims, Changes and Challenges in Translation Studies. Copenhagen, Denmark, 30 August-1 September 2001.
  • 4th EST Congress Translation Studies: Doubts and Directions. Lisbon, Portugal, 26-29 September 2004. Program available here.
  • 5th EST Congress Why TS Matters. Ljubljana, Slovenia, 3-5 September 2007. See video lectures here and the program here.
  • 6th EST Congress Tracks and Treks in Translation Studies (TS). Leuven, Belgium, 23-25 September 2010. Program available here.
  • 7th EST Congress Translation Studies: Centres and Peripheries. Germersheim, Germany, 29 August-1 September 2013. Program available here.
  • 8th EST Congress Moving Boundaries in Translation Studies. Aarhus, Denmark, 15-17 September 2016. Program available here.
  • 9th EST Congress Living Translation: People, Products, Processes. Stellenbosch, South Africa, 9-13 September 2019. Program available here.
  • 10th EST Congress Advancing Translation Studies. Oslo, Norway, 22-25 June 2022. Program available here.
  • 11th EST Congress (in planning) The Changing Faces of Translation and Interpreting Studies. Leeds, UK, 30 June – 4 July 2025. More information available here. The booklet of panel proposals can be accessed here.