Posts about Translation

How did the pandemic affect people's lives around the world? Global Voices’ translators share their stories

Under a pandemic, Global Voices translators continue to translate the world's stories

COVID-19-themed Global Voices story stars in Czech translation competition

Moderator Jan Faber spoke with GV about record-breaking participation in this year's edition, the future of translation and common errors that foreigners make when writing in Czech.

Embedding Tweets on GV: Tutorial video and updated guidelines to stop making translators sad!

Embedding tweets can be confusing but I've created a video tutorial and updated the official Twitter guidelines in the WordPress Posting Guide to make sure it's clear!

Violence tiptoes in on jokes, stereotypes, and lies–It catches us by surprise

Yeah, I'm angry. And scared. About racism. Our future. The Netherlands.

Global Voices becomes primary source for global translation competition in Czech Republic

"Global Voices. . . provides articles on interesting and fresh topics that come in several language versions, translated by native speakers, and using contemporary language and an accessible style."

Tips for New Translators — Part 3: Slang and Social Media

Social media has to do with shared experiences, which are very difficult to translate. One must really have a grasp of the context.

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

(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...

Tips for New Translators — Part 1: Pretranslation and Context

I want to share with new translators the tips and tools, as well as my mistakes, so that your translations are not only correct, but accurate!

Call for Translators: Unrest!

Dear Translators! Many, many years ago I was a volunteer author and later, Francophonia editor at GV. It was a wonderful, wonderful experience. I later went to graduate school, where...

Translator portraits: For Amadou Lamine Badji, It all Comes Down to Optimism and Openness to Others

What to learn more about the translators at Global Voices? Meet Amadou Lamine Badji, translator & poet.