Community Interpreting: JUSTISIGNS Team with DCU and the Graduate Entry Medical School (UL)


Attending the 5th Community Interpreting Conference are:(Left-Right) Mr.Haaris Sheikh (Justisigns Project Chair/CEO Interesource Group), Ms.Lucia Venturi (TCD), Dr.Mary Phelan (DCU), Professor Lorraine Leeson (TCD) & Professor Anne MacFarlane (UL).

The 5th Community Interpreting Conference was hosted by UL in the  Graduate Entry Medical School on May 20th. The event was well attended with presentations from  colleagues from Dublin City University, Trinity College Dublin, University College Cork, the HSE and the Garda Racial, Intercultural and Diversity Office (GRIDO).

An annual event, the conference is designed to bring together academics, researchers and service providers to share their work in the area of community interpreting. The JUSTISIGNS team discussed the results of the international survey and also some of the strategies and solutions for interpreters and the legal professionals when interacting with Deaf sign language users.

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