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CategoryPast events and speakers

Our July 2022 Event: Summer Social round 2

The July event was published just a week before the actual date, and therefore, it ended up to be an intimate event where we chatted for hours on end on all things life, work, productivity, languages, travel, covid, war and peace, inclusivity and discrimination, freedom and restrictions, balance and overwhelm, health and wellbeing.

Our February 2022 Event: Annina Van Riper: Language as Evidence. Forensic Linguistics in Action

Language is one of the most powerful tools that humans have; the role of a forensic linguist is to analyse how people use this tool at the interface of language and law. Annina Van Riper joined us on Thursday, 17 February 2022 to discuss how linguists use core linguistic tools (e.g. phonetics, syntax, semantics etc.) to examine language in forensic contexts.

Our October 2021 Event. Sue Leschen: Working remotely – which terms and conditions should language professionals be negotiating with their clients?

On this occasion, we had the pleasure to welcome lawyer linguist Sue Leschen who brought us some eye-opening case studies and stories to help us think about setting the right … Continue Reading Our October 2021 Event. Sue Leschen: Working remotely – which terms and conditions should language professionals be negotiating with their clients?

Our April 2021 Event. Marco Airoldi and Nicola Calabrese: A collective approach to transcreation

When it comes to marketing translation and transcreation, it is standard practice to have a copywriter and a copy-editor working on the content in isolation, with little or no contact with each other. In this presentation, Marco and Nicola share a method they developed that allows these two professionals to work together, building on each other’s ideas to achieve better results.