The upcoming Translating Europe Forum organised by the European Commission is taking place in Brussels from 7 to 8 November, where experts from many different fields will present and discuss the hot topics of the language industry.
Language is an important aspect of a people’s culture and a reflection of their history and links with the land. However, in this internet age, one language has risen to global dominance, leaving hundreds to wither and die.
Rugby Union is one of the most popular team sports in the world, and is almost unrivalled for its drama, skill, tactics and brute physicality. It is a sport that is played all over the world and followed by people of different cultures and traditions and who speak different languages.
Simultaneous interpreting is a child of the post-war period, with it being first used as we recognise it today at the Nuremburg War Trials. However, one of the oldest known references to its use dates to the discovery of America in the 15th century, at the start of the Modern Age.