These positions are located at the United Nations Headquarters in New York. Responsibilities include: Translating, subject to revision, documents covering a broad range of subjects dealt with by the United Nations, i.e., in the political, social, legal, economic, financial, administrative, scientific and technical fields.
The deadline is 29 August 2021, so hurry, hurry!
The blog will be having a short rest until 16 August 2021.
Wishing all readers a good break if you are having one, and see you very soon!
A few days ago, HRH Grand Duke Henri of Luxembourg awarded the honour of Grand Officier of the Ordre de Mérite to Eleanor Sharpston, in recognition of her work at the Court of Justice of the European Union.
This comment from Fiona Godfrey is most apt: “Glad to see Eleanor Sharpston recognised by Luxembourg in the absence of an honour from the UK. Her work as an AG contributed greatly to the protection and enhancement of EU citizens’ rights and their family members and she made thousands of lives safer and better.” Continue reading
The Institute of Translation Studies, Charles University, Prague is offering a position as postdoctoral fellow. The research project is entitled “Translation in the Legal Domain as a sub-area of Institutional Translation”.
The post includes a two-year contract in Prague (i.e., 2022 and 2023), under financial conditions competitive in the Czech Republic
Teaching opportunities, shadowing, in relevant courses
Opportunity to get involved in the Institute’s Ph.D. study programme as lecturer and/or co-supervisor
Participation in conferences and training offered by the EMT (European Masters in Translation) network (the Institute is an EMT member).
Owing to scheduling complications, the WordstoDeeds Masterclass series will begin on Friday 16 July 2021 with the event “The Professional Mindset”. Booking is extended until 15 July.
The Masterclasses are designed for all legal translators irrespective of their working language combinations, and will be accredited for CE/CPD points.
The Legal Task Force of the International Federation of Translators is organising a webinar on 25 june 2021 at 5 pm (CEST), entitled “Legal Translation and Interpreting – The impact of the pandemic“.
The panel will discuss impacts in the various regions of FIT.
For the link to join the webinar click here.
The Court of Justice of the European Union is seeking Freelance Translators through framework contracts for the translation of legal texts into certain official languages of the European Union.
The most recent procurement round concerns Czech, Danish, German, Greek, Spanish, French, Irish, Italian, Lithuanian, Dutch, Polish, and Swedish, and notices for other languages have also been issued. Continue reading
Having seen the announcement a few days ago by the World Health Organization (WHO) to adopt letters from the Greek alphabet to label key variants of SARS-CoV-2 as a way of avoid place names and the stigma and discrimination attached to that, I thought a post on recent terminological guidance might be useful. Continue reading
The University of Nantes is hosting an online seminar with Julien Longhi on 21 May 2021 at 14.00 -16.00 CET. He will present the debate in France surrounding the use of forensic linguistics in the “Petit Grégory” case.
This is the closing seminar of the 2021 “Séminaire francophone tournant de jurilinguistique” series.
By popular demand, following on the success of the two WordstoDeeds Conferences, I’m delighted to announce a series of online Masterclasses for 2021.
The plan is for a series of Masterclasses every year on various aspects of legal translation. “The Benefits of Professionalization” is the theme for 2021. Five 3-hour online Masterclasses will take place – in June, July, September, October and November 2021. Continue reading