Pontydd Cyfieithu: Translation in Literature and the Humanities

A conference held through the medium of Welsh on translation in literature and the humanites will be held on Thursday, 19 January 2016, at the National Library of Wales, Aberystwyth.

Speakers will include:

  • Professor Elin Haf Gruffydd Jones who’ll discuss the challenges of translating key works into Welsh and smaller languages;
  • Eurig Salisbury and Ned Thomas discussing perspectives and experiences of translating;
  • Manon Steffan Ros, Siân Northey, Guto Dafydd and George Jones discussing the writer, the translator and literary translation.

To close the conference a public reception will be held to launch a special edition of literary journal, Llên Cymru.

The conference is organised by the University of Wales Centre for Advanced Welsh and Celtic Studies, the Centre for Cultural Translation at Aberystwyth University, and y Coleg Cymraeg Cenedlaethol.

To reserve a place, please contact Dr Angharad Elias, at the University of Wales Centre for Advanced Welsh and Celtic Studies by 12 January 2017 by e-mailing: canolfan@cymru.ac.uk

A payment of £10 will be required for those in employment.

For full programme click here.