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Romani-Translation Summer Institute

Institut d'été de traduction des langues roms | Milaieski Akadèmia Pe Romàne Ćhibiako Boldipe

Date & time
Tuesday, June 20, 2023 –
Thursday, June 29, 2023
10 a.m. – 6 p.m.

Registration is closed


This event is free



J.W. McConnell Building
1400 De Maisonneuve Blvd. W.

Wheel chair accessible


This first-ever interdisciplinary summer institute combining Romani and translation expertise will bring together Romani language and translation experts to explore approaches to multilingual Romani translation, and the various ways Romani language skills can be applied to practice and research involving translation in different contexts.

For the entire schedule, see here.

See the 4th Space schedule below:

Tuesday, June 20  
10:00am - 6:00pm Open Space | Welcome to the Students
Wednesday, June 21  
4:00pm - 6:00pm Open Discussion on Romani Language and Translation Practices
Thursday, June 22  
4:00pm - 6:00pm Roma Perspectives and Open Public Discussion on Films/Documentaries about Roma
Monday, June 26  
1:00pm - 3:30pm Professional Interpreter Practices/Certification
4:00pm - 5:30pm Informal Romani Interpreting Practice Session
Tuesday, June 27  
4:00pm - 6:00pm "Jekhipe - Unity" Public Talk by Ian Hancock
Wednesday, June 28  
1:00pm - 3:30pm News and Media Translation
4:00pm - 6:00pm

Roundtable with Roma Journalists on Reporting and Translating

News and Social Media in the Romani Context

Thursday, June 29  
9:00am - 11:30am Music & Multimodal Translation
1:00pm - 3:30pm Food Translation and Culture 
4:00pm - 6:00pm Romani Translation Readings and Subtitled Excerpts; Ronald Lee Translation Award

How can you participate? Join us in person or online by registering for the Zoom Meeting or watching live on YouTube.

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