2nd Athens International Conference on Translation and Interpretation
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The Organizers

The Hellenic American Union

The Hellenic American Union (http://www.hau.gr/), founded in 1957, is a not-for-profit public-service organization with an international focus and strong community commitment, dedicated to providing opportunities for a diverse range of audiences to benefit from innovative educational programs and cultural events. These educational programs are developed independently by the institution or in partnership with more than 200 American and European educational and cultural organizations and aim to directly address emergent social or economic needs. The Division of Translation and Interpretation, a significant part of the Center for Applied Linguistics and Language Studies (CALLS) of the Hellenic American Union whose mission is to serve the international, national and local language-learning community through constituting a bridge between educational theory and practice, providing excellence in language instruction, professional development, research and assessment, and promoting cross-cultural awareness, enabling people to become part of an international community, offers the largest and most comprehensive Translation and Interpretation Program in Greece, including both vocational training and postgraduate studies programs.

The Hellenic American University

The Hellenic American University (http://www.hau.edu.gr) was founded as a degree-granting institution by an Act of the General Court of New Hampshire (the Senate and House of Representatives in full session). Its degree programs are approved, closely monitored, and regularly evaluated by the New Hampshire Postsecondary Education Commission (NHPEC). The mission of the Hellenic American University is to provide the highest quality American education which is interculturally-informed, interdisciplinary in nature, and career relevant. It educates its students to be global citizens who are solidly grounded in the liberal arts and equipped to contribute to the economic and social development of their communities. The University's research initiatives advance the creation and dissemination of knowledge in the arts and humanities, social and natural sciences, business, and technology.

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