Translation in the Kingdom ‘an important field’

Effat University’s English and translation department concluded its second international conference on “Language: The Beacon of Culture and Thought” today (Thursday). The conference aimed to promote the importance of translation in the Kingdom and the Arab world in general.
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The art of translation

BN-FK004_bellos_G_20141105132314David Bellos has translated more than 20 books. He is also a director of a program at Princeton University that awards a certificate in translation. He is also the author of seven of his own books including “Is That a Fish in Your Ear?” which The Economist cited as a 2011 Book of the Year, saying in a review,  “In the guise of a book about translation this is a richly original cultural history.”
In an interview, Bellos, 69 years old, discussed the art of translation.
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