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Monthly Web Round-up

Here's our latest round-up of articles on translation, interpreting and related themes from across the Web.

Art and literature

Women in Translation Month: Books you need to read by women around the world

A rundown of the state of women in translation

10 best translated fiction

Announcing the 2017 Italian prose in translation award shortlist

Ten works shortlisted for the US National Translation Award in Poetry and Prose

The 25-year-old Israeli scientist who created Women in Translation Month



The downsides of working as a freelancer

Five steps to make your freelance translator CV stand out

8 tips for effectively marketing your freelance business



Lost Latin commentary on the Gospels rediscovered after 1500 years

Arabic translators did far more than just preserve Greek philosophy

Scientists find languages not used since Dark Ages among ancient manuscripts recovered from monastery



The Tech-Savvy Interpreter: A First Look at ZipDX Multilngual

Remote interpreting with a cat on your lap

How can note-taking improve your interpreting skills?

Conference interpreting: confidentiality and the use of social media

Court forced to rely on Google Translate because it had no interpreter

Afghan interpreters apply to the Supreme Court to appeal UK's decision on resettlement scheme


Language learning

Urgent action needed to save MFL from extinction


Language miscellany

9 fascinating facts about the Slovene language

35 of the best quotes on translation

50 amusing German phrases that will brighten your day

Who writes ISO translation standards?

Colour semiotics and what they mean in other languages

BBC World Service kicks off its biggest expansion in more than 70 years, readying 12 new language

Beautiful untranslatable words from around the world



Categories of language for meaning and clarity in dual language or translated contracts 

Is there an alternative to the gavel image?



How neural networks are transforming the world of translation

Finavia trialling digital interpreters for Chinese and Russian passengers


Translation community

How translation wages affect the popularity of foreign classics



Majority of marketers unsatisfied with localisation but fail to prioritise in budget

Endangered alphabets (podcast)


Look out for the next update at the beginning of October.

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