Conference – The Quest for Quality, Olomouc, Czech Republic

3601498124_6a662a973f_zThe Department of English and American Studies, Translation and Interpreting Section, Philosophical Faculty of Palacký University in Olomouc, Czech Republic is organizing a Translation and Interpreting Forum Olomouc (TIFO) 2014, entitled “Interchange between Languages and Cultures: The Quest for Quality“. It is to be held from September 19–20, 2014.

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European Multilingual Blogging Day 2013 – The Native Speaker Principle

daymultiingbloggingToday, the blog is participating in European Multilingual Blogging Day 2013, which highlights the multilingual dimension of the web. The idea is to feature languages that are not usually used on a blog – in our case today, German.

So I have the twofold pleasure of joining in with the above initiative, and introducing you to Karen Rückert, who specializes in legal translations from German into English for commercial law lawyers.

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Call for proposals – International Conference of Economic, Business, Financial and Institutional Translation

alicanteThe University of Alicante in Spain has issued a call for proposals for an International Conference of Economic, Business, Financial and Institutional Translation to be held from 29 to 31 May 2014. The deadline for submissions has been extended to October 27 (so hurry up!).

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Free seminars on translation & interpreting, London, UK

logo_ls2013As part of the Language Show Live, to be held at Olympia, London, UK, from 18-20 October 2013, there are a number of free seminars that might be of interest to you.

There will of course be a number of exhibitors to visit too, including professional bodies, translation companies, publishers,  the European Commission, educational institutions…

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