Category Archives: Anniversaries

Final de curs

El final de curs acadèmic és un bon moment per mirar cap endavant i cap enrere. El canvi de rutines ens fa prestar atenció al viatge de la vida i l’escenari canviant. Amb el pas dels anys, acumulo records i … Continue reading

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L’espai públic, al carrer i en línia

Bona diada! Escric aquestes línies el 23 d’abril però la publicació de l’article tindrà lloc uns dies més tard. A Catalunya el 23 d’abril celebrem el dia del llibre i de la rosa, el Dia de Sant Jordi, festa popular … Continue reading

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International Translation Day

30 September was International Translation Day, this year celebrated under the shadow of Covid-19. In 2017 the 71st Session of the United Nations General Assembly unanimously adopted a resolution recognising the role of professional translation in connecting nations, and fostering … Continue reading

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Juneteenth

Juneteenth, a portmanteau word derived from “June nineteenth”, is the anniversary of the proclamation in Texas on 19 June 1865 that freed the last slaves in the USA at the close of the Civil War. Lincoln’s Emancipation Proclamation of 1863 … Continue reading

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Donald Trump’s John Hancock

The start of July is noteworthy, among other things, for a cluster of national liberation anniversaries around the world: 1 July: Canada Day 3 July: Independence Day in Belarus 4 July: Independence Day in the USA 6 July: Independence Day … Continue reading

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