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The Linguist 55,4

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32 The Linguist Vol/55 No/4 2016 INSTITUTE MATTERS DIVISIONS & SOCIETIES KEY DIVISIONS Business, Professions & Government: Interpreting: Translating: SOCIETIES Cambridge: German: Hong Kong: Lincolnshire: London: North West: Scottish: Spanish: BPG TD CAM GER LINC NW SCOT LON SP HK ID CONTACT DETAILS Judith Ridgway Christine Pocock Nigel Goffe cambridgesociety Leslie Ray germansociety@ciol Stephanie Tarling hongkongsociety Francis Lee lincolnshiresociety Candia Hillier londonsociety@ciol Rannheid Sharma northwestsociety@ Katrin Hiietam scottishsociety@ Anne Withers spanishsociety@ Jean Boyd BPG ID TD CAM GER HK LINC LON NW SCOT SP September STUDY WEEKEND Friday 9 - Sunday 11 September Weimar The society also celebrates its 30th anniversary at this event on 'British Visitors to Weimar across the Ages'. Speakers include Dr Müller-Harang of the Klassik Stiftung Weimar, author and scholar Robert Muscott, and Linda Mayne of the George eliot Fellowship. There will also be a walking tour of the places eliot visited in the city. See for further details. GER LINCOLNSHIRe SOCIeTy AGM Following his talk on 'The China Few Westerners See' at the Lincolnshire Society AGM on 14 May, Rodney Mantle FCIL handed out gifts from China. Clockwise from top: members show off their gifts at the Wig & Mitre in Lincoln; Rodney with the society's Chair, Candia Hillier; and Rodney and Candia pose with other participants. See November listing to attend the society's next event. TRANSLATING DIVISION AGM Saturday 17 September Stationers' Hall, London, 1-2pm The AGM takes place just before the Threlford Memorial Lecture and drinks reception this year, and at the same venue (see right for details). Stationers' Hall, Ave Maria Lane, London EC4M 7DD. '1+2 LANGUAGES: FROM POLICY TO PRACTICE' Saturday 24 September AK Bell Library, Perth, 12.15pm An optional lunch SCOT TD precedes the talk, at 2pm, by Fiona Moffat, Languages Development Officer for Stirlingshire and Clackmannanshire councils. Sandeman Room, AK Bell Library, York Place, Perth LUNCH, TALK AND CAMPUS TOUR Friday 30 September University of Essex, Colchester, 12pm An oyster or vegetarian lunch followed by a talk on multi-competence by Professor Vivian Cook, and a tour of the campus. Wivenhoe House, University of Essex, CO4 3SQ. £40pp. October SPANISH SOCIETY AGM & PLANNING Saturday 1 October St George's Parish Hall, 12.30pm Over pre-lunch drinks, members will begin to plan the events calendar for 2016-17. Contact the society to attend. SPAN BPG November TRANSLATORS' WORKSHOP Saturday 5 November SORAT Hotel Ambassador, Berlin Speakers include Richard Delaney FCIL CL on legal translation; Ilse Freiburg on 'Internationale Befragungen – die Kunst, weltweit die richtigen Fragen richtig zu stellen'; Alexandra Jones FCIL on translating poetry; and Isabelle Thormann MCIL CL on her most spectacular court cases. €55-€65pp. Contact the society for further details or to book by 30 September. SORAT Hotel Ambassador, Bayreuther Strasse 42-43, 10787. NETWORKING LUNCH WITH TALK Saturday 19 November Wig & Mitre, Lincoln, 12-4 pm For details or to attend, call Candia Hillier on 01522 526695 by 12 November. 30 Steep Hill, LN2 1TL. AGM AND TALK Saturday 19 November Holiday Inn, West Nile Street, Glasgow, 12.15pm An optional lunch at 12.15pm is followed, at 2pm, by a talk on 'Multilingual Democracies: How do they work?' by Dr Katerina Strani- Jefferson. Contact the society for details. SCOT LINC GER

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