Dear Readers – Do you like the new design?

I thought that it was about time I “repainted” the blog environment to freshen it up. Another concern was to make it more friendly for tablets and other mobile devices. So… as you can see, I’ve taken the plunge, and I’d love to have your opinions.

Do vote below, and you can also email me if you have specific suggestions.

Arabic translation – Call for chapters

arabicI have been asked to make available a Call for Chapters for the forthcoming Routledge Handbook of Arabic Translation, edited by Sameh F. Hanna, Hanem El-Farahaty and Abdel Wahab Khalifa.

One of the editors published a groundbreaking book on Arabic translation earlier this year (see this post).

A wide range of themes are planned, including specialised translation from/into Arabic.

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Stop press – Traineeships at European Parliament

4368134480_20d54d8058_zThe European Parliament offers several options for traineeships within its Secretariat, to provide opportunities for vocational training and for learning more about what the institution is and does.

The next deadline for applications is 15 May 2015 (midnight) for translation traineeships, and 1 June 2015 for general training placements, either as part of a course of study or on a non-compulsory basis.

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