The European Council of Literary Translators’ Associations (CEATL), the European Federation of Journalists (EFJ) and the European Writers Council (EWC) call on the governments of Europe and the international community to demonstrate firm support for the democracy movement in Belarus […]
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CEATL is an international non-profit association (AISBL) under Belgian law, officially created in 1993 as a platform where literary translators’ associations from different European countries could exchange views and information, and join forces to improve status and working conditions of literary translators. Set up by 10 founder members, CEATL now has 35 member associations from 29 countries across Europe, representing some 10,000 individual authors. In recent years several associations from former Eastern Europe have joined us, as has the Turkish association Çevbir, and CEATL will continue to encourage associations in the new EU member states and in EU neighbouring countries to become members....
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Over the past 12 months, an unprecedented wave of searches and detentions has been targeting independent cultural and human rights organizations in Belarus. On 14 July the Directorate ‘Combating Organized Crime and Corruption’ of the Belarusian Ministry of the Interior conducted a nationwide ‘radical cleansing’ operation […]
“Dall’italiano al mondo” intends to become the annual meeting of all translators of Italian literature and aims at creating a network to support the spread of Italian books abroad. […]
CEATL is appalled by the fine imposed on the book shop Líra könyv for selling the book Micsoda család! (What a Family!) written by Lawrence Schimel […]