Welcome!

The second Nordic Translation Conference will take place 4-6 April 2013 at the University of East Anglia in Norwich, England,  as part of the university's 50th anniversary celebrations.


This is the only international conference dedicated to the Nordic languages and literatures. The keynote speakers are scholars Andrew Chesterman, Riitta Oittinen, Ástráður Eysteinsson, and Anna Mauranen. The Nordic authors who will read from their work at the conference are Yrsa Sigurdardóttir, Ninni Holmqvist, Morten Søndergaard,  Kristina Carlson, and Gaute Heivoll. Besides all that, the conference includes workshops, lectures, exhibits, and musical performances.


You can now register for the conference through the university's website. Registration closes on 15 March 2013. You can view the schedule for the conference here.


Contact B.J. Epstein and Gudrun Rawoens by e-mail at conference@nordictranslation.net with any questions or comments. For ease of communication, English should be the primary conference language.


The Nordic Translation Conference thanks sponsors Nordic Culture Fund, the Swedish Institute, the Danish Embassy in London, the Finnish Embassy in London, the Icelandic Embassy in London, the Norwegian Embassy in London, the Swedish Embassy in London, John Benjamins Publishing Company, Castle Museum Norwich and accountant Musadiq Jaffer. Without their generous support, this conference would not be possible.