The 'Translation Profession' seminar series

The Birmingham Centre for Translation runs a series of talks on the translation profession, each year inviting 6 speakers to present aspects of their job in the translation industry.

The series is designed in order to cover a wide range of topics, from freelance translation to joining professional bodies. Those who attend have the opportunity to gain valuable insight into the translation profession. All are welcome; attendance is free of charge and you do not need to register in advance.

The 'Translation Profession' seminar series 2013-14

Succeeding as a Freelance Translator

Thursday 14 November 2013, 14:00-15:00

Speaker: David Charlston, Freelance Translator

Venue: Watson LT C

What’s the Future for Publishing Literary Translations?

Thursday 28 November 2013, 14:00-15:00

Speaker: Clive Boutle, Francis Boutle Publishers

Venue: Watson LT C

Three Strategies for Success

Thursday 5 December 2013, 14:00-15:00

Speaker: Peter Baldus, Founder and Chairman of Balthasar Ltd., specialist language providers to industry

Venue: Biosciences, Room NG08

Translating the Old and the New: How Long Does a Translation Last?

Thursday 13 February 2014, 14:00-15:00

Speaker: Tim Parks, Novelist, Essay Writer and Literary Translator

Venue: Arts LR5

Working for a Translation Company

Thursday 27 February 2014, 14:00-15:00

Speaker: Hannah Snell, Account Manager, The Translation People

Venue: Arts LR5

An Introduction to the Institute of Translation & Interpreting’

Thursday 13 March 2014, 14:00-15:00

Speaker: Volker Ewens, ITI

Venue: Arts LR6