Wednesday, 28 January 2015

Upcoming translation events at Bristol

Only two sleeps until our translation study day for PhD and post-doctoral students on Friday, hurrah.

Will seize this opportunity to preview some of the other events coming up in the next few weeks at the University of Bristol:

Spring Events 2015

Friday 30 January                   Translation PhD and post-doctoral study day
                                                 Arts Complex G65, 2-5pm

Wednesday 11 February        Dr Valerie Pellatt, University of Newcastle
                                                 ‘Culture-specific items and untranslatability in                                                  Chinese-English translation’
                                                 Arts Complex G102, 2-4pm
Thursday 12 February            (ADDED) Russian Department Seminar 
                                                 Professor Anthony Briggs (Emeritus) on
                                                 translating War and Peace & Yevgeny Onegin.'
                                                     Arts Complex LR8, 5.15pm 
 Friday 20 February                Translation Studies Reading Group
                                                 Arts Complex room G33, 3-5pm

Tuesday 24 February             (ADDED) Nick Rosenthal MITI
                                                  Session 1: Building a career as a translator
                                                Session 2: Translating the Tour de France
                                                Arts Complex Lecture Theatre 2, 3-5pm

Tuesday 10 March                 Javier Gil
                                                Partner, eQuality Financial Translation Services 
                                                Financial translation workshop
                                                Arts Complex LT2, 3-5pm
**Please note due to unforeseen circumstances Javier's workshop has been cancelled. We hope to reschedule in future.**

Thursday 19 March               Russian Department literary translation evening
                                                Dr Muireann Maguire, translator, Red Spectres
                                                Anna Gunin, translator, The Sky Wept Fire
                                                Alessandro Gallenzi, publisher, Alma 
                                                Arts Complex LR8, 5.15-7pm

Friday 20 March                   (ADDED) Juliette Scott, translator and researcher
                                               Academic research, lawyers and legal translators: 
                                               Swimming in the same sea   
                                               Arts Complex LR1, 5-6pm

Tuesday 24 March                (ADDED) Jean-François Cornu 
                                               Research seminar: 
                                               'Principles for a history of film translation'
                                               Arts Complex LR8, 5.15-7pm

Wednesday 25 March          (ADDED) Jean-François Cornu
                                               Working in the film translation industry
                                               43 Woodland Road, LR2, 12 noon-1pm

All Arts Complex rooms can be accessed via nos.3-5 Woodland Road, Bristol BS8. Please note that 43 Woodland Road is not part of the Arts Complex.

For further information or details of reading group texts, please contact Dr Alice Colombo at alice.colombo at
For information on the Russian literary translation evening please contact Cathy McAteer at Cathy.McAteer at .

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