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Recruiting Translators and Interpreters (Bath University – October 21st 2009)

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On October 21st Bath University welcomed 150 students from universities and schools across the South West to take part in the Careers in Interpreting and Translation conference.

The afternoon was divided into three sessions with presentations given by representatives from several major international organisations including the United Nations and European Commission, as well as freelance interpreters, translators and Bath alumni.

All presentations from the event are available online through the links below. You may be asked to install the free programme Microsoft Silverlight.

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Professor Bill Brooks

University of Bath

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Helen Campbell
Directorate General Interpretation European Commission (link to the institution)

Zhengren Li
Head of Interpreting
United Nations in Geneva (link to the institution)

Dimitri Agratchev
Head of the English Booth
United Nations in Vienna (link to the institution)

Ruth Griffiths
Head of the Language Unit
International Committee of the Red Cross (link to the institution)

Antonia Coleman
Public Service Interpreter
http://www.iol.org.uk/
http://www.nrpsi.co.uk/

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Angeliki Petritz
Directorate General Translation European Commission (link to the institution)

Steve Slade
Head of English Translation
International Court of Justice (link to the institution)

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Bath Alumni

Q&A

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