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Between Languages

Apr 25, 2021

Scholarly journals, research institutes, and academic publishers are often in need of bilingual professionals to translate their research output. In this week's podcast, I talk about the most important things to bear in mind when translating academic texts, especially for those who translate from Chinese into English.

Apr 18, 2021

Today we are dedicating a whole episode to discussing the translation of just one word: 社会 shèhuì, "society". Like many modern concepts (economy, science, culture, etc.) the exact term did not exist natively in the Chinese language. As a result, it is used very differently in Chinese as compared to English, which...

Apr 10, 2021

In this week's podcast on Chinese-English translation, I discuss some of the tricky terminology you'll encounter when dealing with texts on China's cultural heritage.