Translation Workshop

Wednesday 23 April 2014 1.30-5pm

Organiser: Prof M-A Hutton (

Limited numbers: sorry we are full! We hope to run a bigger event next year

Participating Translators:

Celia Hawkesworth: professional translator of Croatian and Bosnian literature;
Stephen Halliwell: professor of Greek, St Andrews Univ., translator of ancient Greek, especially Aristophanes;
Catherine Cobham: Head of Arabic, St Andrews Univ., translator of Arabic fiction and non fiction
Helen Chambers: professor of German, translator of Fontane


Translators talk about the specificities of their particular area(s) of translation, followed by Q and A session

Tea and cake

Workshop. Translators work alongside students on a range of practical translation exercises