The XXI FIT (International Federation of Translators) Congress will be held in Brisbane, Queensland, Australia from 3-5 August 2017. The emphasis will be on issues relating to disruption and diversification in all the fields of translation and interpreting.
The 2017 Congress will highlight the impacts of technology, globalisation, policy and economic change on the delivery of language services, with specific streams for indigenous and sign languages, interpreting in conflict zones, community interpreting and translation, and more.
Going back to an old English case today, in which a horse is deemed to be “plant”. For non-native speakers, this usually means “machinery used in an industrial or manufacturing process”🙂 … Continue reading
Dear Readers, I have an important announcement for you.🙂 WordstoDeeds goes from virtual to physical!
As many of you will know, the blog has been around since 2011, and has built up a community of loyal followers (thank you all so much) who regularly share expertise, news, resources and training.
Being passionate about the professionalization of legal translation, and also about continuing professional development, the next step was to address the gap in regular events for practitioners with a conference that reflects the philosophy of the blog: high-quality and authoritative content, openness, and, last but not least, incorporating plenty of smiles.
So… I am delighted to announce
The First Words to Deeds Conference 2017: Legal Translation to the Next Level
The Law and Society Association is organizing a conference entitled Walls, Borders, and Bridges: Law and Society in an Inter-Connected World from 20 to 23 June 2017 in Mexico City. It is the association’s is first ever meeting in Latin America.
The Center for Plain Language, located in Richmond, Virginia, USA, is a non-profit organization which aims to help government agencies and businesses write clearly in English and Spanish.
A little ‘philosophizing’ today…
As in previous years, in this post I’ve listed popular posts published this summer (or winter depending on where you are…), for those of you that have been on holiday – or vacation depending on where you are ;-).