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ITI Sustainability in Translation conference – my experience: day 1

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ITI Sustainability in Translation conference – my experience: day 1

Having now recovered from last weekend’s ITI Conference ‘Sustainability in Translation’, at which I co-presented with Sarah Dillon, I’d like to share some of the key points I took away from it. At the conference I attended last November, I decided to ‘live tweet’ from the event. But this time somehow the mood just didn’t [&hellip

Do men and women use language, tone and voice differently?

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Do men and women use language, tone and voice differently?

This is a bit of a rhetorical question, as I think most people would probably agree that we do! More probing questions you may wish to consider are: Have women’s voices got deeper in recent years? Do women find it hard to carry authority in their voices? Do women talk more than men? Do men [&hellip

Engaging with your speakers when you’re doing a presentation

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Engaging with your speakers when you’re doing a presentation

A few weeks ago I gave a presentation at the University of Westminster as part of a National Network for Translation Careers in Languages Day. Some readers may not already know about this important body, a UK government initiative, and if you don’t I urge you to read about it on the website. Various events [&hellip

The Translator as Strategic Partner Conference: day 2

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The Translator as Strategic Partner Conference: day 2

So here, finally, is my take on day 2 of The Translator as Strategic Partner Conference. This one probably will be shorter than my report on the 1st day, because my note-taking on day 2 amounted to just a few lines, partially due to being in a zombie-like stupor due to lack of sleep (trust [&hellip

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

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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 [&hellip

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