Category Archives: Profession

Translation capsules. Online conversations

Yesterday saw the last in the current series of open online discussions, this time with Josh Goldsmith and Maria Perramon, who had a fascinating exchange about Interpreting and Technology. What is Does automatic live transcription work? For all languages? … Continue reading

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What do a bear, a wagon and a pan have in common?

They are popular names for the seven most well-known stars in the Ursa Major constellation, which becomes very prominent in the night sky at this time of year. This group of stars, a so-called asterism, has been known since ancient … Continue reading

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Andreu Febrer Translation Prize 2021


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Trumpslation. The untranslatable Mr Trump

An Italian interpreter takes consecutive notes from Mr Trump (October 2019) It would be remiss of us to let the pre-eminent moment of Donald J. Trump pass (presuming that it does pass) without a brief look back on some of … Continue reading

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Accessible online events

The pandemic has had many tragic consequences but it has also led to some successful innovation. One significant change has been the reorganisation of  meetings, focus groups, seminars and conferences. Few wanted to go online but needs must, as they … Continue reading

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