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Upcoming Events

We have an exciting programme of events lined up for the Autumn. If you are not already on our mailing list, please sign up below for advance notice of our events - or keep an eye on this website! We run events, talks and workshops on all aspects of literary translation. Our events are open to the public and, unless stated otherwise, admission is free. Events are normally held at Trinity Centre for Literary and Cultural Translation, 36 Fenian Street, Dublin 2 (two minutes' walk from Trinity's Lincoln Gate). However, all events will be held online until further notice.

6:30pm, Tuesday
21 September 2021

Book club resumes

Our translated fiction book club will meet to discuss At Night All Blood is Black by David Diop, translated from the French by Anna Moschovakis. Pushkin Press. All welcome. Click here for more information about the bookclub and to register.

7:15pm, Thursday
30 September 2021
(please note new time!)

European Day of Languages with Colm Tóibín

Please join us to mark European Day of Languages and International Translation Day by celebrating the work of Colm Tóibín in translation.

We will be joined by Colm Tóibín and his French, Greek and Polish translators, Anna Gibson, Athina Dimitriadou and Jerzy Kozłowski. All three are translating (or will soon be translating) Tóibín's new book, The Magician, the fascinating life story of Thomas Mann, due for publication in September.

This event marks European Day of Languges and is organised in partnership with the French, Greek and Polish embassies in Ireland and with EUNIC-Ireland (EU National Institutes for Culture).

For more information and tickets, click here.

1-2pm, Wednesday
20 October 2021


Trinity in Translation

Join us for a lunchtime talk about the fascinating history of translation and translated literature by scholars and former students of Trinity College Dublin. Our speakers at this event will be Professor Michael Cronin and Trinity alumna Dr Carol O’Sullivan, Director of Translation Studies at the University of Bristol. This talk is part of the Inspiring Ideas @ Trinity webinar series, hosted by Trinity Development & Alumni. More information and tickets here

October 2021

Poetry Translation Competition

In collaboration with the Taipei Representative Office in Ireland, we hosted a poetry translation competition to celebrate the people, languages and poetic traditions of Taiwan and Ireland. Translators of the top three entries will be invited to a 'translation slam' at Trinity College in October 2021. Details will be posted here as soon as they are available.

4-6 November 2021


Petra-E Literary Translation Studies Conference 2021

We will be hosting PETRA-E's forthcoming conference "Literary Translation Studies Today and Tomorrow" at Trinity College in November.

PETRA-E* is a network which aims to strengthen a European infrastructure for the education and training of literary translators. Members include Fondazione Unicampus San Pellegrino, KU Leuven, ELTE Hungary, Utrecht University, Taalunie, ELV, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, CEATL, British Centre for Literary Translation, Jagiellonian University of Krakow, Pazmany Peter Catholic University Budapest, University of Salamanca, University of Vienna, Ghent University, Sorbonne Nouvelle, University of Belgrade, Wroclawski Unviersity, the University of Zadar and Trinity College Dublin.

You can find more information about the conference here.  

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