Archive - November 2014

Review: “The pioneers of simultaneous interpretation” – AIIC event in London on 30 Sept 2014

On September 30 I had the pleasure to participate in a very special event organized by AIIC. An occasion even more special to me as I was lucky to take part in it without securing myself an official place on the guest list. Due to my poor health condition that evening I only decided to stay for the first part of the seminars, the one which...

The Jury’s Back. With a Letter

Dear Candidate, So you want to be an interpreter. Great, we need more good interpreters. That’s why we got up at an ungodly hour on the weekend, that’s why we’re spending the day in a classroom that we knew would be either overheated or Arctic, that’s why we’re imbibing inordinate amounts of tepid coffee from the machine...