Ka-Ter Translation Project:
14th TRAINING FOR TRANSLATORS FROM TIBETAN
Merigar West, July 18h - 31st 2016
Join us and learn to translate ancient texts from the Tibetan tradition. If you are already skilled you can deepen your knowledge, discuss techniques, compare with others, and train your ability in a collaborative environment inspired by the ancient practice of translating in groups. The training for translators from Tibetan is an initiative of the Shang Shung Institute Austria and first started in 2003. In 2016 we will hold the 14th training.
The training will be divided into two levels:
Students will be assigned to them according to their ability and experience. Both levels will be held at the same time.
1. Intermediate Level
Intermediate students Level will be given a relatively simple text and work on the translation individually or in small groups. Their work will then be reviewed and corrected in group-sessions. The instructor will be available for clarifications. The objective is for students to become familiar with vocabulary, grammatical structures, and syntax in context.
2. Advanced Level
Advanced students will translate in groups with the instructor and focus on all aspects of the language as well as on theories and techniques of translating. They will read and translate without any advance preparation. The text will be more complex both grammatically and in terms of content. The goal is to produce publication-ready translations.
NOTE: A MAXIMUM OF 5 PEOPLE CAN PARTICIPATE IN THIS COURSE VIA SKYPE CONFERENCE WITH SHARED SCREEN AND SHARED DOCS.
THE PRICE AND THE CONDITIONS FOR PARTICIPATION ARE THE SAME AS PARTICIPATING IN THE COURSE IN MERIGAR.
Fee for the 2 weeks summer-training:
160 Euro, 144 if you pay before May 15
Special fee for people who also follow the 3 weekend-courses for advanced or intermediate students: 120 Euro, 108 if you pay before May 15
The 10% Early-Bird discount until May 15th 2015 will be applied at the time of payment.
In order to be able to participate to this course all participants need to be member of the Shang Shung Institute Austria in 2016. The membership of 2016 costs 75 euro.
Both the Intermediate and Advanced levels will be held by Prof. Fabian Sanders.
Prof. Fabian Sanders, tutor of the Tibetan Language courses of the Shang Shung Institute Austria