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EST General Meeting, Aarhus



September 16, 2016, 4 - 6 pm

For online voting, members attending the General Meeting need to bring their own mobile device.

Agenda

16.00-16.40

Report by the EST President Anthony Pym
Report by the EST Treasurer Isabelle Robert

Reports by Anthony Pym:
Report on the Book Purchase Grants
Report on the Event Grants
Report on the Summer School Scholarships
Report on the Translation Prizes
Questions on the reports

Presentation of the Young Scholar Prize by Arnt Jakobsen

Presentation of the International Doctorate in Translation Studies (ID-TS) by Christina Schäffner


16.40-16.45

Vote on Proposition 1: "The EST offers a reduced fee for three-year membership, to be determined for each year." (In 2017, 70 euros for three years, instead of 3 x 30 euros.)

Vote on Proposition 2: "The EST calls for full academic freedoms in Turkey."

(The two propositions will be voted on together, in one round.)


16.45-16.55

Presentation of the venue for the 2019 EST congress


16.55-17.25

Proposed amendment to the EST Constitution:

The Executive Board, which shall consist of the President, Vice-President, Secretary-General and Treasurer as well as five additional members, shall be elected at each ordinary General Meeting.

Now:

The Executive Board, which shall consist of the President, one or two Vice-Presidents, Secretary-General and Treasurer as well as five additional members, shall be elected at each ordinary General Meeting.

Presentation of candidates for the Executive Board

Vote on candidates, in the following order:
President
Vice-President
Secretary General
Treasurer
(The four offices will be voted on together, in one round.)

Board members (each member has 4 votes)
(The Board members will be elected together, in one round.)

An additional member enters ex officio as representative of the organizers of the future congress.


17.25-18.00 Questions from the floor

Other business


Intructions on how to complete the voting are here, in the Intranet area, accessible to EST members.

Article 1.3 of the EST Constitution states that "the official language of the Society shall be English".

 

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