Montenegrin Translation Slam!

Montenegrin Translation Slam!

10 Apr 2018, 13:00 - 14:00

Literary Translation Centre

Following the recent decision by the International Organization for Standardization, officially recognizing Montenegrin as a separate language from Serbian, we celebrate the language and literature of one of Europe's smallest nations. Leading literary translators Christina Pribićević-Zori, Celia Hawkesworth and Will Firth will discuss a passage from 'The Hungarian Sentence' by award-winning Montenegrin author, Andrej NikolaidisThe book was the 2017 winner of the prestigiousMešaSelimović Award and is an interior dialogue written in one long sentence.




  • Christina Pribićević-Zorić


    Christina Pribićević-Zorić was educated at Boston University and the Sorbonne. She worked for twenty years as a broadcaster at the English Language...

  • Celia Hawkesworth


    Lecturer / Author

    Celia Hawkesworth worked for many years as Senior Lecturer in Serbian and Croatian at the School of Slavonic and East European Studies, University...

  • Will Firth



    Will Firth was born in 1965 in Newcastle, Australia. He studied German and Slavic languages in Canberra, Zagreb and Moscow. Since 1991 he has been...

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