“Ethics in the Translation and Interpreting Curriculum”entitled morning and “Translation and Renarration”afternoon sessions arouse much of the attention
Office for Scientific Reseach and International Relations invited respected Prof. Dr. Mona Baker from University of Manchester to held two lectures today for our students and staff, as well as for the numerous guests from universities, as University of Sarajevo, University of East Sarajevo, SSST, University of Novi Pazar, University of Zenica and International University of Sarajevo.
Prof. Dr. Mona Baker, well known expert in the field of the translation, Director of Center for Translation and Intercultural Studies at University of Manchester told that this is her first visit to Bosnia and Herzegovina and the region at all and she is impressed and grateful for the hospitality.
Beside professional Code of Ethics, Prof. Dr. Baker spoke about the importance of ethics and ethical trainings underlining that it should be included in curriculums, so that young professionals think of the implications of choices they make. Also, Prof. Dr. Baker gave comprehensive information about refusing to do translation on ethical, moral, political or religious ground and purposes and contexts of translation and interpreting. She also gave some interesting examples from everyday life, encouraging all lecturers to do the same in their classrooms.
Rector Deputy Assoc. Prof. Dr. Azamat Akbarov thanked to Prof. Dr. Mona Baker for delivering great lectures and presented a gift and symbolic appreciation letter at the end.