International online conference “Сhallenges in translation in Russian and South Asian studies” was held via Zoom.
About 500 participants took place in the conference dedicated to International Translation Day.
This was a joint project of 4 universities:
Russian State University for the Humanities (RSUH), Institute of African and Asian studies of the Lomonosov Moscow State University (IAAS MSU), Center of Russian Studies of the Jawaharlal Nehru University (CRS JNU), Krishna Kanta Handiqui State Open University (KKHSOU).
Welcoming speeches were delivered by:
Dr. Ranjana Banerjee, Professor, Chairperson, Centre of Russian Studies, SLL&CS Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi, India
Dr. Kandarpa Das Professor Vice-Chancellor, Krishna Kanta Handique State Open University, Assam, India
Dr. Igor Abylgaziev, Professor, Director, Institute of Asian and African Studies Moscow State University, Russia
Dr. Chintamani Mahapatra, Professor, Rector-I, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi, India
Dr. Olga Pavlenko Professor, Vice-Rector, RSUH, Moscow, Russia
Dr. Sergei V. Fandeev Director, Russian Centre for Science, Culture and Education in Mumbai
Dr. Syed Ainul Hasan, Professor, Dean, School of Language, Literature and Culture Dr. Studies, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi, India
Dr. Boris A. Zakharin Professor, Head, Department of Indology, IAAS, Moscow State University, Moscow, Russia
Dr. Kiran Singh Verma, Centre of Russian Studies, SLL&CS, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi, India
Dr. Sonu Saini, Centre of Russian Studies, SLL&CS Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi, India
About 70 scholars and translators /interpreters presented their papers and shared their experience and research in all aspects of theory and methods of translation from Russian into Indian and South Asian languages and back, translation studies and comparative literature.
The Round Table Russian-Indian Transcription and Transliteration was held at the end of the conference.