Legal Interpreting Committee recent activities
Recent conferences, meetings and other events on legal matters
The Legal Interpreting Committee has represented AIIC at a wide range of events involving interpreting in legal contexts around the world.
Salamanca, February 2020
University of Salamanca round table discussion on legal interpreting training. Participation by Christiane Driesen.
Lyons, January 2020
PRIMS: Presentation on ethics by Christiane Driesen.
Paris, December 2019
EU project CAPISCE (Child victims of trafficking : Access to Protection and Information based on their Specific needs during Criminal investigation and proceedings). Presentation by Christiane Driesen: “Professional ethics and best practices for interpreters based on the requirements of international courts”.
Paris, November 2019
Association EXPERTIJ. Presentation by Christiane Driesen: “Professional ethics for legal interpreters (national vs. international courts)”.
Gothenburg, November 2019
NTIF Nordic Translation Industry Forum. Presentation of the Nuremberg Exhibition by George Drummond.
Geneva, September/October 2109
AIIC Switzerland, University of Geneva, Nuremberg Exhibition. AIIC Legal Interpreting Committee, represented by George Drummond and Elke Limberger-Katsumi. Opening ceremony presentation, guided tours, meeting with family members of Nuremberg interpreters “Entre mémoire et oubli: l’interprète au coeur de l’histoire” chaired by George Drummond. Round table discussion “L’interprète au tribunal: une mission à toute épreuve” participation by Christiane Driesen.
Tokyo, June 2019
Critical Link International 9 “Community Interpreting in the Age of AI”. AIIC Legal Interpreting Committee represented by Andrew Migita-Meehan.
Brussels, April 2019
SCIC Conference “Interpretation – Preparing for Interpreting 3.0”. AIIC Legal Interpreting Committee represented by Liese Katschinka.
Hamburg, March 2019
International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea. Presentation of the Nuremberg Exhibition by George Drummond.
Barcelona, November 2018
EU Project NetPralat (“NETworking to strengthen pre-trial procedural rights by PRActice-oriented cross-border Lawyers’ Training”). Presentation by Christiane Driesen: “National vs. international courts – qualification requirements and ethics for interpreters”.
Malmö, September 2018
SLAM Scandinavian Language Associations’ Meeting. Presentation of the Nuremberg Exhibition by George Drummond.
Ljubljana, September 2018
Nuremberg exhibition (“One Trial – Four Languages”), “Die Nürnberger Prozesse und das Dolmetschen von Konferenzen: Ende enes Regimes, Beginn eines Berufs”. AIIC Legal Interpreting Committee represented by Liese Katschinka and Elke Limberger-Katsumi.
San Francisco, June 2018
Legal Symposium at the Judicial Council of California with plenary sessions and workshops presented by Christiane Driesen, Liese Katschinka, Olivia Reinshagen-Hernandez. Nuremberg Exhibition “One Trial – Four Languages”. Opening ceremony presentation and guided tours by George Drummond.
Brussels, April 2018
SCIC Conference “Interpretation - sharing knowledge & fostering communities”. Launch of the Knowledge Centre on Interpretation. AIIC Legal Interpreting Committee represented by Liese Katschinka.
Valencia, January 2018
Legal Interpreting Committee Meeting with Christiane Driesen, Liese Katschinka and corresponding members.