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International Translation Day in London (5 October 2012)
International Translation Day in London (5 October 2012)
12 Sep, 2012

On the occassion of International Translation Day, several British literary organisations are teaming up to host a symposium in London. The event will bring together translators, students, publishers, booksellers, librarians, bloggers and reviewers to debate significant issues and developments within the sector.

Sessions will include:

  • Getting started in translation
  • Translators in schools
  • Doing it yourself: the rise of the small press
  • Promotional strategies
  • Translation Live! Touring and live literature events

Theatre director Dominic Dromgoole will give a talk on staging Shakespeare in translation, and Andrei Kurkov and Tash Aw will speak on this year’s Harvill Secker Young Translators’ Prize.

The event, taking place on 5 October, is part of the Notes & Letters Festival (5-8 October).

For details on the program and booking see the websites of the International Translation Day (http://www NULL.freewordonline NULL.com/events/detail/international-translation-day-2012) and of Notes & Letters (http://www NULL.kingsplace NULL.co NULL.uk/whats-on-book-tickets/curated-weeks/notes-letters-2012# NULL.UFBH7I0aO2y).

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