Representation in United Kingdom

Events

The Frontiers of the Roman Empire

To mark the European Year of Cultural Heritage 2018 this exhibition focuses on the historical zone that spans Europe and 1,900 years of history. Designated by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site, it recognises the significance of how an era of profound civilisation shaped the Europe we know today. As a frontier aligning all in its path – places, people – it brought order and established a symbolic definition of the reach of civilisation, but as a contemporary zone crossing the continent and...

Date:
  • 18/07/2018 to 10/08/2018
Translating Comics: It’s Not Just in the Bubble

It was at a comics festival in Algeria that Canan first learned about the Paris massacre of 17 October 1961 against Algerians. It took the few pages of a comic to connect a total stranger to an event that seemed to have been forgotten across Europe and to create empathy. As a medium, comics allow the most difficult stories to reach new audiences; comics are made everywhere and for everyone. And once you take them out of their bubbles, allow them to circulate freely through translation, you...

Date:
  • 25/07/2018
Venue:
The National Centre for Writing
BCLT

Editors from UK publishers including Tate Publishing (Children’s literature in translation) for the Thursday plenary session on publishing. This panel will be chaired by the editor Bill Swainson. The panel will discuss publishing literature in translation, how they select titles for translation, the challenges of editing, and how they work with translators. Participants will also have a chance to ask questions from the floor.

Date:
  • 26/07/2018
Venue:
University of East Anglia
Sakharov

Since 1988 the European Parliament has awarded the Sakharov Prize for Freedom of Thought to individuals and organisations which have made an exceptional contribution to the fight for human rights.

To mark the 30th anniversary of the prize, the Parliament together with Magnum Photos present four stories of today’s human rights activists. Discover them on europarl.europa.eu/Sakharov.

Date:
  • 15/08/2018 to 14/09/2018