Contemporary Kazakh Culture in the Global World

Contemporary Kazakh Culture in the Global World

12 Mar 2019, 17:15 - 18:15

Literary Translation Centre
Language:
English

Contemporary Kazakh Culture in the Global World presents two Cambridge University Press published anthologies of the sixty Kazakh poets and prose writers.

The National Bureau of Translations of Kazakhstan is assigned to implement this project and pleased to partner with the Cambridge University Press alongside leading publishing houses of China, Egypt, France, Russia and Spain in translating the anthologies into six UN languages.

 

TENTATIVE PROGRAMME

 

17.15-17.25

Introduction of the Panel by Moderator Jane Mann

Director of Education Reform at Cambridge University Press

 

17.25-17.35

Welcome Address

His Excellency Erlan Idrissov

Ambassador of the Republic of Kazakhstan to the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

 

17.35-17.45

Keynote Speech on the “Contemporary Kazakh Culture in the Global World” Project

Rauan Kenzhekhanuly

Director at the National Bureau of Translations

 

17.45-17.55

Contribution

Professor Colleen McLaughlin

Director of Education Innovation and leader of the Educational Reform and Innovation team at the University of Cambridge

 

17.55-18.05

Contribution

David Cooke

Poet, founder and co-editor of The High Window

 

18.05-18.15

Wrap Up. Q&A Session

 

Organiser – Public Fund "Ұлттық аударма бюросы" (The National Bureau of Translations) 

 

The Literary Translation seminar programme is produced with the help of funding from Arts Council England and Amazon Crossing Sponsorship

Contributors

  • His Excellency Erlan Idrissov

    Speaker

    His Excellency Erlan Idrissov is theAmbassador of the Republic of Kazakhstan to the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland. Born on 28...

  • Rauan Kenzhekhanuly

    Speaker

    Rauan Kenzhekhanuly (01/05/1979)is the Director at the National Bureau of Translations (NBT), and CEO at the Bilim Media Group (BMG). Graduated from...

  • Professor Colleen Mclaughlin

    Speaker

    Professor Colleen Mclaughlin is Director of Education Innovation and leader of the Educational Reform and Innovation team at the University of...

  • Jane Mann

    Speaker

    Jane Mann is an experienced publisher, author, editor and trainer, and is Director of Education Reform at Cambridge University Press. She has worked...

  • David Cooke

    Speaker

    David Cooke isPoet, founder and co-editor of The High Window. Hewas born in Wokingham and grew up in Reading, although his family roots are in the...

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