Chauka, Please Tell Us the Time: Screening + Q&A with Behrouz Boochani and Arash Kamali Sarvestani

Thursday, 27 April, 4-6:30 pm Justus Lipsiuszaal, Blijde Inkomsstraat 21, 3000 Leuven. Kurdish-Iranian writer, journalist, and filmmaker Behrouz Boochani and Iranian-Dutch filmmaker Arash Kamali Sarvestani will join us for the screening of their award-winning documentary film Chauka, Please Tell Us the Time (2017). The film was shot on Manus Island, largely from inside the detention centre in … Continue reading Chauka, Please Tell Us the Time: Screening + Q&A with Behrouz Boochani and Arash Kamali Sarvestani

CETRA/CERES FALL LECTURE 2022: “From the translator’s fingers to the reader’s eyes: Empirical research into how readers process translated texts” by Olha Lehka-Paul

Thursday, 20 October, 12:30pm to 2pm Follow the lecture online (Microsoft Teams) or on-site (KU Leuven, Campus Antwerp – Sint-Jacob) Entrance is free, but you are kindly asked to register by Tuesday, 18 October via email to jack.mcmartin@kuleuven.be. Note that on-site seating is limited to members of CETRA and CERES, and preference will be given to doctoral researchers. Professor Lehka-Paul’s … Continue reading CETRA/CERES FALL LECTURE 2022: “From the translator’s fingers to the reader’s eyes: Empirical research into how readers process translated texts” by Olha Lehka-Paul

Gilgamesh and the Translation of Philological Crises

© Kim Matthäi Leland The Babylonian epic Gilgamesh holds a special place in the world literary sphere, as one of the oldest texts that continues to be widely read. Sophus Helle, who has recently published a new translation of the epic into English, will offer an introduction to this ancient text and its modern life, focusing on … Continue reading Gilgamesh and the Translation of Philological Crises