Language connects us at Language Professionals’ Networking Event. Each and every one of us speaks a different way, since our personal and cultural experiences are manifested in the way we … Continue Reading Identity, language and prejudice
Our August event was quite special as we celebrated our 2 year anniversary with presentations powered by PechaKucha.
On the last Friday of July, we had language teachers, coaches, translators, interpreters and researchers tuning in from different corners of the world to encourage each other and spend some time discussing aspects of the freelancer life at our monthly networking event.
We listened to Yelena McCafferty’s talk entitled Language Freelancers at the Time of Change, followed by an engaging discussion, structured networking and refreshing drinks on what proved to be one of the hottest days in the UK in 2020. We had language professionals tuning in from all corners of the UK as well as South America, Asia and Europe.
Our May 2020 Event. The collective lift-me-up: Nuggets of wisdom and positivity for the challenging times we are in
This Friday evening online get-together was dedicated to self-reflection, and we shared with each other some nuggets of wisdom and positivity for the challenging times we’re in.
Our April 2020 Event. Marianna Goral: Exploratory Practice: Experiencing Authentic Being through Critical Practices
As part of a welcome, host Gabriella Ferenczi contemplated on the no longer so new reality we all find ourselves in because of the pandemic. The welcome was followed by … Continue Reading Our April 2020 Event. Marianna Goral: Exploratory Practice: Experiencing Authentic Being through Critical Practices
Our March 2020 Event: Collective brainstorming on the challenges and opportunities during the Corona Pandemic
For the first time, Language Professionals’ Networking Event went online. The whole world is upside down due to the Coronavirus Pandemic. In times like these, communities are more important than … Continue Reading Our March 2020 Event: Collective brainstorming on the challenges and opportunities during the Corona Pandemic
In February, the audience gathered to listen to Eva Ruiz’ talk entitled The Language of Love, followed by networking, drinks and great conversations. In her talk, Eva explored the power … Continue Reading Our February 2020 Event. Eva Ruiz: The Language of Love
At the first event of the new year, we gathered to listen to Friederike Sell’s talk titled “International English for native English speakers” – Why we have to encourage the re-learning of a mother tongue in international organisations. The lively discussion that followed proved to be hugely engaging and thought-provoking.
Late 2019, we conducted a short survey to understand the challenges language professionals face as we are entering a new decade. The goal of the survey was to gain new … Continue Reading Results of a survey on the challenges of language professionals
The last event of the year, the final event of the decade was dedicated to networking, chatting and getting to know each other while enjoying a drink or two.
This time, we gathered for Ashley Mikkola’s talk titled Robots vs Linguists – A battle of successes, and discussed the similarities between natural and programming languages and the people who … Continue Reading Our November 2019 Event. Ashley Mikkola: Robots vs Linguists – A battle of successes
At each social event you’d hear the question: How can we all stay in touch with each other? Well, it’s always best if you exchange contact details on the spot, … Continue Reading Join our collaborative private Facebook group
Dear community, Please take 3 minutes max to fill in this survey about our struggles and challenges as we are entering a new decade. 3 questions only, no more: The … Continue Reading Fill in this short survey by 1st December please
Our October 2019 Event. Ida Froyda: Living your dreams, or fears? About self-confidence from an unusual perspective
This time, we gathered for a super inspirational evening and listened to Ida Froyda’s thought-provoking talk titled ‘Living your dreams, or fears? About self-confidence from an unusual perspective’.
Our September 2019 Event. Gabriella Ferenczi: My journey through the Himalayas. Why ancient wisdom and customs matter in the modern world
In September, we tried and tested a new location in the City close to Bank station: we gathered in a very nice French brasserie where the attendees listened to Gabriella … Continue Reading Our September 2019 Event. Gabriella Ferenczi: My journey through the Himalayas. Why ancient wisdom and customs matter in the modern world