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75 years of translation celebrated in Denmark

75 years of translation celebrated in Denmark

The Danish Translators’ Association (DOF) was founded in 1944 and thus celebrated 75 years of existence in 2019. To mark the occasion, and not least to pay homage to the members and their contribution to the Danish literary landscape […]

Translation Meetings in Poland

Translation Meetings in Poland

This year, several talks about translation were offered through the New Translators program. Under the motto “Translation, bridge between cultures”, three events were organised by EIZIE in conjunction with the Etxepare Basque Institute for the specific purpose of speaking about the importance of translation in Basque literature (and culture). […]

Translation Meetings in Poland

Matchmaking in Translation (PREVODADŽISANJE) in UKPS/ALTS

BEPS, the Belgrade International Gathering of Literary Translators, was held for the 44th time on October 17th – 19th. In recent years, this event has mainly been oriented towards literary translators from regional languages (Serbian, Croatian, Bosnian, Montenegrin). […]

Awarding of the 2019 Bastian Prize 2019 for translated literature into Norwegian

Two events on Sebald and translation in Norwich (10-11 May 2019)

The British Centre for Literary Translation (BCLT) is hosting two free events marking what would have been the 75th birthday of its founder, W.G. Sebald, and coinciding with the exhibition “W.G. Sebald: Far Away – But From Where?”, which opens at the Sainsbury Centre for Visual Arts on 11 May. […]

Tracing history through translation: International workshop on translation history in Oslo, Norway

Literary translation programme at Turin International Book Fair (9-12 May 2019)

For the 19th consecutive year, the Turin International Book Fair will organise a number of activities of special interest to translators, under the title AutoreInvisibile.From Thursday 9 May to Sunday 12 May 2019, translators, publishers and writers will participate in seminars and discussions on current issues in literary translation. […]

16th edition of the ‘Literary Translation Days’ (5-7 October 2018, Rome, Italy)

16th edition of the ‘Literary Translation Days’ (5-7 October 2018, Rome, Italy)

From 5 to 7 October 2018, the 16th edition of ‘Giornate della Traduzione Letteraria’ (Literary Translation Days), organized by Stefano Arduini and Ilide Carmignani, will take place at Link Campus University of Rome, Italy. Translators, publishers, writers and scholars will take part in seminars and debates to analyse the issues and future perspectives for literary translators.  […]

Awarding of the 2019 Bastian Prize 2019 for translated literature into Norwegian

Europe celebrates International Translation Day

On 24 May 2017, the United Nations General Assembyl recognised 30 September as International Translation Day, to be celabrated every year across the entire UN network. Translators’ associations all over Europe organise a variety of festive events. To name a few: […]