Interviews with prominent terminologists

cover-terminThe Terminology Coordination Unit at the European Parliament is the publisher of two free e-books, each including twenty interviews with prominent terminologists.

There are academics, commercial lexicographers, lawyers, translators, quality managers, computational linguists, specialists in health and finance… which only scratches the surface of these people’s expertise.

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Guide to insolvency proceedings across Europe

finan-crisisThe large accounting and professional services firm Deloitte has just published A guide to pre-insolvency and insolvency proceedings across Europe. The guide gives an overview of the EU Regulation on insolvency, and looks at regimes in 19 European countries (16 EU Member States and 3 non-EU Member States) by distinguishing pre-insolvency proceedings and insolvency proceedings.

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Videogallery – UN careers in translation, interpreting and more

Multilingual insights into translation, interpreting, and précis-writing careers at different United Nations offices can be found in this videogallery.

Job descriptions for these careers – and more, such as copy preparers, reference assistants and terminologists – can be found under the “Careers” tab, while the tab “eLibrary” contains “Useful links”.

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New special issue on Quality in Legal Translation (open access)

jostrans-logoThe latest issue of The Journal of Specialised Translation (JoSTrans) is now available, including, amongst other things, articles on: the skills needed  for legal translation; written translation in criminal proceedings as a separate right;  translating in the EU environment; translating the names of official bodies; quality assurance; assessment; and stakeholder involvement in quality.

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