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Poetry Transcription Pizza Party

Poetry Transcription Pizza Party

The Poetry Translation Centre and Birkbeck College Applied Linguistics Society are partnering up for a pizza-fueled session transcribing Arabic, Hindi, Kurdish and Urdu poetry, from useless and ugly old JPEGS into functional, searchable computer files.

Birkbeck University of London
Malet Street
Bloomsbury
London
WC1E 7HX
SOLD OUT Translate Arabic poet Amjad Nasser with Atef Alshaer

SOLD OUT Translate Arabic poet Amjad Nasser with Atef Alshaer

Our upcoming workshop translating Arabic poet Amjad Nasser with Atef Alshaer is now fully booked. We are starting a waiting list so if you are still interested in coming to this session please get in touch.

The Poetry Translation Centre
Poetry Translation Centre
2 Wardrobe Place
London
EC4V 5AH
Al-Saddiq Al-Raddi Reads at Fifty Poems from Five Decades

Al-Saddiq Al-Raddi Reads at Fifty Poems from Five Decades

Sudanese poet Al-Saddiq Al-Raddi will be reading alongside Simon Armitage, Jay Bernard, Malika Booker, Imtiaz Dharker, Caleb Femi, Ifor ap Glyn, and Lavinia Greenlaw at the Southbank Centre.

Purcell Room
Southbank Centre
Belvedere Road
London
SE1 8XX
Translating Swahili Poet Issa Shivji with Ida Hadjivayanis

Translating Swahili Poet Issa Shivji with Ida Hadjivayanis

Translator Ida Hadjivayanis returns to translate Swahili Poetry by Issa Shivji, a Tanzanian author who writes free verse poetry with a political bent under the pen name Issa Bin Mariam.

The Poetry Translation Centre
2 Wardrobe Place
London
EC4V 5AH
A Sudanese Celebration of Sarah Maguire

A Sudanese Celebration of Sarah Maguire

Poet Al-Saddiq Al-Raddi brings together writers from the London Sudanese community to celebrate the life of Sarah Maguire, founder of the Poetry Translation Centre.

The Mosaic Rooms
Tower House
226 Cromwell Road
London
SW5 0SW
Translating Korean poet Kim Seung Hee with Brother Anthony

Translating Korean poet Kim Seung Hee with Brother Anthony

We are excited to welcome Korean translator Brother Anthony to work with the Poetry Translation Centre for the first time. He will be introducing us to the work of Kim Seung Hee, a widely admired feminist surrealist poet.

The Poetry Translation Centre
London
EC4V 4AH
Translating Japanese poet Karan Kurose with Dr Alan Cummings

Translating Japanese poet Karan Kurose with Dr Alan Cummings

Dr Alan Cummings from SOAS’s Department of East Asian Languages and Culture returns for another workshop translating Karan Kurose, the Japanese poet, monk and TV poetry show judge.

The Poetry Translation Centre
2 Wardrobe Place
London
EC4V 5AH

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