Month: November 2008

28 Nov 2008
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‘The Translator as Strategic Partner’ conference, London, 22nd-23rd November

Last weekend I attended the conference ‘The Translator as Strategic Partner‘ here in London at the Camden Centre. Those following me on Twitter may have seen that I was live micro-blogging from the event throughout the weekend. I had intended to do this, as an experimental way of tracking the events and my thoughts in […]

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12 Nov 2008
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Amazon launches literature in translation store

Last week Amazon.co.uk launched its new ‘literature in translation’ store. It’s very difficult to find the store when browsing through Amazon’s website, but here’s a direct link to it: http://tinyurl.com/5kbue3 This is the blurb from the site: Welcome to our ???? ??? ????Literature in Translation store. Browse here for great deals on top fiction from […]

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08 Nov 2008
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Recommended listening (and reading)

One for linguistics enthusiasts: a truly fascinating interview today on Excess Baggage travel program with Daniel Everett, Chair of Languages, Literatures, and Cultures at Illinois State University, US. Everett travelled to the Brazilian Amazon to live with the Piraha people, and In this interview he shares his experiences of living with the Pirahas and what […]

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