Friday, 14 February 2014

Crime Fiction in Translation Workshop & Panel Discussion, Europe House

14.30-20.30 on 21st March at Europe House, London SW1.

The European Commission Representation in the UK in partnership with City University London is holding a symposium on continental crime writing and its translation into English.

Come to an introductory lecture followed by workshops with authors and translators in which context and culture, vocabulary and street talk will be part of the discussion, and find out more!
Workshops with:

Writers           Pia Juul (Denmark); Marcelo Fois (Italy); Dominique Manotti (France) Domingo Villar (Spain)
Translators    Silvester Mazzarella (Italian); Ros Schwartz (French);  Amanda Hopkinson (Spanish) and Pia Juul (Danish).

This will be followed by a panel discussion, with plenty of time for questions and comments. From 19.00, there will be a reception offered by the European Commission and the chance to talk informally with our guests.

14.30 pm         Registration
15.00 pm         Introduction by Prof. Amanda Hopkinson and
                          Dr Karen Seago
15:30 pm         Parallel translation workshops from Danish, French,
                          Italian and Spanish into English
16.30 pm         Feedback session
17.00 pm         Tea and coffee
17.30 pm         Panel discussion and concluding comments
19.00 pm         Reception

Entrance to this event is free but places are limited. To reserve a place please email Joanna Zywotko at

Please, specify which part you wish to register for:
Starting at 14:30
Workshop Danish-English + Panel + Reception  
Workshop French-English + Panel + Reception  
Workshop Italian-English + Panel + Reception  
Workshop Spanish-English + Panel + Reception  
Starting at 17:30
Panel and Reception   

European Commission Representation UK
Europe House
32 Smith Square
London SW1P 3EU
(nearest Tube station: Westminster, 5-minute walk)

With thanks for their support to the French and Italian Institutes; and the Spanish and Danish Embassies.

Dr Karen Seago
Programme Director MA Translating Popular Culture
Department of Culture and Creative Industries
School of Arts and Social Sciences
City University
Northampton Square
London EC1V 0HB
+44(0)20 7040 8253
Room: College Building ALG07
The Journal of Specialised Translation
The Dryden Translation Competition

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