International Translation Day

Adnan Kassar School of Business, Room 903, Beirut campus

Join us to mark International Translation Day with Dr. Hayssam Kotob, professor of linguistics at the Lebanese University and member of the Union of Arab Translators, and Dr. Hassan Sharif, founding member and secretary of the Arab Organization for Translation. The topics they will discuss are “What Future Awaits Translation Degree Holders?” (Dr. Kotob) and “Problematic Translation of Scientific Works into Arabic” (Dr. Sharif).

Full Program:

10:00-10:30    Welcoming Addresses

                        Dr. Nuwar Mawlawi Diab, coordinator of the Translation Program, LAU

                         Dr. Vahid Behmardi, chair of the Department of Humanities, LAU

                         Dr. Cathia Jenainati, dean of the School of Arts and Sciences, LAU

10:30-11:00    “What Future Awaits Translation Degree Holders?

                         Dr. Hayssam Kotob, professor of linguistics, Lebanese University,

                         member of the Union of Arab Translators 

11:00-11:10       Q&A

11:10-11:40      “Problematic Translation of Scientific Works into Arabic”

                          Dr. Hassan Sharif, founding member and secretary,

                          the Arab Organization for Translation

11:40-11:50       Q&A

11:50-12:15       Closing Remarks

All are welcome. Please contact Ms. Rola Jaber ( to confirm your attendance.