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Events and Engagement


The Translation cluster at Warwick organizes and participates in a variety of translation-themed events, both within the university, with partners, and with the general public. For more information on the upcoming events listed below, contact the group at

After the Holocaust: Volker von Toerne's Poetry of Guilt

Scholar and translator Jean Boase-Beier will be reading from and talking about Memorial to the Future, a translated collection of Volker von Toerne's poetry, as part of the Warwick Thursdays literary salon series on Thursday 3 May, 1.30 to 2.30 p.m., in the Writers' Room at Millburn House.

Mon 09 April 2018, 10:41

Dubravka Ugrešić visiting Warwick as IAS International Fellow

While at the University of Warwick, Dubravka Ugrešić will be collaborating with Dr Mila Milani, Dr Linda Shortt and Dr Chantal Wright and other colleagues from Humanities on a series of high profile cross-faculty and wider community-based events in March 2018. She will share her original and insightful perspectives on topics which inform her writing such as conflict and conflict resolution, memory and identity, migration, (trans)nationalism and the cultural inbetween.

Wed 07 February 2018, 23:50

Translation as Transhumance, with Preti Taneja and Ros Schwartz


Wednesday April 25th, 4:30 – 6PM, R1.03 (Ramphal Building)

A conversation between novelist, activist and Leverhulme Early Career Research Fellow at Warwick Preti Taneja and award-winning translator from the French Ros Schwartz. Mireille Gansel’s lyrical memoir Translation as Transhumance (translated by Schwartz) is an exploration of ‘the role of literature in making for a more interconnected and humane world’ (Eva Hoffman). The event will be of interest to anyone working in language, translation, literature or history, and will touch on memory, exile, ethics, poetry, writing as activism, and the power of translation to connect us all.

Copies of the book will be available to purchase. For more information please contact the organiser Rosalind Harvey (

Tue 17 April 2018, 18:41 | Tags: Memory

Two Chairs Creative Writing Competition

Wed 13 December 2017, 16:27

Books out of Place: The Reception and Circulation of Fiction outside its National Context

Humanities Research Centre, University of Warwick, Friday 11 May 2018
Thu 28 September 2017, 19:14

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