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The Linguist 53,5

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October LUNCH & TALK ON MENTAL HEALTH INTERPRETING Saturday 4 October YHA Manchester, 11am-1pm Public service interpreter Philippe Muriel gives a view of working in mental health. An optional networking lunch (filled baguettes), at 1pm, is charged separately (£5). November PRACTICAL WORKSHOPS FOR PROFESSIONAL LINGUISTS Saturday 8 November Novotel London Sessions at this one-day event include voice training, ergonomics, stress management and presentation skills. For details, email TRANSLATORS' WORKSHOP Saturday 8 November Frankfurt am Main, 10am-5pm Speakers include Kirti Seetharam on 'Human NW BPG GER Resources: Different cultures, different translations', Gottfried Röckelein on 'Literarische Übersetzungen', Ilse Freiburg on 'Translation of Questionnaires' and Isabelle Thormann on 'Rechtssprache/German Legalese'. For details, email TALK ON 'THE POLYGLOT SAVANT' AND AGM Saturday 15 November Glasgow Lunch, talk and the Scottish Society AGM. AGM AND ANNUAL DINNER Saturday 22 November The YMCA Hotel, Tsimshatsui, 5pm There will be a keynote speech by a prominent local linguist at this major annual event. Participants will be able to meet linguists and language academics from all over Hong Kong and Macau. For details, see or email Listings continue on p.34. SCOT HK 32 The Linguist OCTOBER/NOVEMBER INSTITUTE MATTERS DIVISIONS & ADMISSIONS Students Steven Alvarez Kathryn Janes Chloe Jeffery Hayley Johns Kate Kennedy Catherine Marquette Zuzana Rybarova Emma Taylor Associates Ana Alexander Marta Costa Leme Anna Demenchuk Robert Hinton Kristy Marcard Irina McDonald Kai Shi Robert Siddall Amy Stoodley Members Isabel Adey Ayad Al-Ani Leticia Albani-Hawa Simon Berrill Claudia Bierschenk Nr Mohammed Dayoub Elizabeth Dence Haifaa El Kadi Juancarlo Ferreira Nunes Katharine Foley Wenhai Gao Carmen Garcia Jaquelina Guardamagna Sabine Horner Jane Jachnik Suzana Jaksic Sylvie Jeandet Ieva Kupruka Adham Mardini Jaroslawa Meleszkiewicz Jing Mi Jane Morris Mary Murata Marlene Oliveira da Silva Geraldine Pugh Rebecca Rawlings Athena Samaklis Reza Shirmarz Cheryl Stanton Thillias Varnakulasingham Diana Vega de Ceniga Daniela Völker David Walker-Smith Mark Walter Grischa Wenzeler Ru Xu Upgrades Aleksandra Mazur-Bryla Andrea Muller Michelle Perez-Lotcho Marzena Rydzinski Readmissions Lanfranca Attansio Jacqueline Baxter Verna Brandford George Chi Yu Chan Agnieszka Dziemba- Birdsey Mahamad Gardi Gary Key Roger Marengo Andreja Milosevic David Mossop Maria Mott Adriana Passos Simon Rollo-Gunn Vanja Sladovic Kong Wo Tang Nam Vo Graham Webb Vivien Wei Wen Francis KC Lee Dr Francis KC Lee FCIL is Principal of Caritas St Joseph Secondary School in Hong Kong, and prior to that was Vice Principal at another local secondary. He is also an Open University language tutor, a marker of English language papers for the Hong Kong Examinations and Assessment Authority, and a setter and moderator for the English language papers of the Hong Kong Territory-wide System Assessment. Dr Lee has been a CIOL member since 2004 and Chair of the Hong Kong Society since 2009, having joined its Executive Committee the previous year. He is actively engaged in promoting the Institute and professional language activities in Hong Kong and mainland China, and is an interviewer for the Chartered Linguist scheme in Hong Kong. A Doctor of Education, Dr Lee has an MA in Applied Linguistics and previously taught English and Mandarin at Lung Cheung Government Secondary School in Hong Kong (1989- 2006). He was then Head of Clementi Secondary School for a year before joining the Education Bureau of the Hong Kong SAR Government as the Inspector of Schools. MEET THE FELLOWS Learn about the most recent admissions GERMAN SOCIETY AGM Saturday 7 March, Duisburg For details, email FIRST INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON LINGUISTICS AND LANGUAGE STUDIES 9-10 April 2015, Hong Kong Celebrating the 30th anniversary of the Hong Kong Society at the Caritas Institute of Higher Education. For details, see SAVE THE DATE: 2015 EVENTS

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