· September, 2018

Posts about General from September, 2018

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Community Council Issue Paper 2: Degrees of Professionalization

  September 24, 2018

Today we are excited to share the second issue paper for the Community Consultation on the Future of Global Voices – on the subject of the degree of professionalization of Global Voices.The issue paper will present the background of our approach to volunteer and professional roles, the pros and cons of our...

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Community Council Issue Paper 1: Topics and Focus

  September 10, 2018

Today we are excited to share the first issue paper for the Community Consultation on the Future of Global Voices – on the subject of the topics and focus of GV’s work.The issue paper will present the background of our approach to topics, the pros and cons of our current practice,...

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RightsCon Translation Lab 2018: How we did it and what we learned

September 9, 2018

More than 2000 members attended RightsCon Toronto 2018, but still not all of us who work in human rights or technology was lucky enough to get invited, obtain a visa, passing security checks in airports easily. Tech conferences are English-dominated spaces, we are witnessing a rise in inclusion and diversity funds...

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Tips for New Translators: Part 2 — Metalanguage and Word Order

  September 3, 2018

(Editor's note — This post is the second in the three-part series: Tips for New Translators.) Understanding metalanguage Foundations of Translation was my first course in the Translations Studies program at the University of Denver. It was pure theory and it wasn't easy for me to fully grasp some of...