Translating Pain: An International Forum on Language, Text and Suffering

Co-sponsored by the Mobility, Translation and Identity Network, the Australian Centre for Jewish Civilisation and the Research Program in Global History.

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On 10-12 August 2015, Monash University in partnership with the University of Warwick convened a forum in Melbourne, Australia focused on the translation of pain across multiple historical and disciplinary perspectives. The forum will consist of a series of keynote lectures, a small academic symposium, and a larger academic conference.

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Translating Pain Forum and Associated Event details:

MONDAY 10 AUGUST

5pm-6pm
Venue:  Level 8, Building H, Monash Caulfield
Opening Keynote Address – Professor Sean Hand 
‘Translating Pain: from Expression to Ethics in Genocide Testimony’
(opening remarks by Professor Rae Frances, Dean Faculty of Arts)

6pm -7.30pm
Venue:  Level 8, Building H, Monash Caulfield
Forum Opening Reception
with Launch of Migration, Translation, and Identity Network (MITN)
(Professor Andrew Coats, Director of the Monash Warwick Alliance and Academic Vice-President, Monash and Warwick Universities to officially launch the Network.)

TUESDAY 11 AUGUST

9am-5pm
Venue:  Level 8, Building H, Monash Caulfield
Translating Pain – Academic Colloquium
by invitation

7pm
Conference Dinner at Ilona Staller

WEDNESDAY 12 AUGUST

9am-5pm
Venue:  Level 8, Building H, Monash Caulfield
Translating Pain – Public Conference
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5pm-6pm
Venue:  Level 8, Building H, Monash Caulfield
Reception – Conference close

6pm-7pm
Venue: H1.16 Ground Floor, Building H, Monash Caulfield
Closing keynote address – Professor Ernst Van Alphen
‘Holocaust Legacies: The Transmission of Trauma and Postmemory’ 
(Chaired by Professor Pauline Nestor, Vice Provost (Research)

THURSDAY 13 AUGUST

6.00- 8.30pm
MITN Postgraduate Portal Session
Sponsored by the Monash Literary and Cultural Studies PhD Program
by invitation

FRIDAY 14 AUGUST

12noon-1.30pm
Venue: Isaac Brown meeting room, Bld 55, Rm G04 , Monash Clayton Campus
Seminar by Professor David Simon
Monash History Program Research Seminar Series

MONDAY 17 AUGUST

7.30-9.00pm
Venue: G1.04  Building G (MADA) Monash Caulfield Campus
Film Screening (The Maelstrom) and Discussion
With Professor Ernst Van Alphen and Dr Noah Shenker
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Monash University, Melbourne, AUSTRALIA
Australian Centre for Jewish Civilisation (ACJC), Caulfield Campus
8th floor, Building H, 900 Dandenong Road, Caulfield East.

For enquiries, please contact Arts-MITN.Forum@monash.edu

Registrations are now closed.