Catch us at International Translation Day 2016


The annual event for the literary translation community

International Translation Day is an opportunity for translators, students, publishers, booksellers, librarians, bloggers and reviewers to gather and network and debate significant issues and developments within the sector, discuss challenges and celebrate success. The vibrant day-long programme includes seminars on women writers in translation, multilingualism, the state of translation in higher education, alternative routes to publication and translating for the stage. Plus a detailed look at the entire chain from author to reader: what works and what doesn’t when it comes to publishing translated literature?

– via the British Library website.

Our workshop

Translating for Theatre – aimed at mid-career translators

What are the pitfalls and practicalities of translating for the stage? London-based international theatre company [Foreign Affairs] discuss the ins and outs of translating for theatre, and present their exciting new theatre in translation programme. This will be followed by a practical session with the company’s actors, giving participants a taste of what translating for the stage entails.

– The full programme for the day can be found here.


Where: The British Library
When: Fri 30 Sep 2016, 09:00 – 17:00
Price: £35

For full details and to book your place please visit the British Library website.

Foreign Affairs
Rose Lipman Building
43 De Beauvoir Rd
N1 5SQ