Come and see me sometime

MicrophoneShould you like to hear me speak, here are some opportunities. At live events, do not hesitate to come up to me for a chat after the show.

Coming up, 2019:

In het Nederlands: 24 januari, 20.00u, Amersfoort. Fuck-up night. Vier ondernemers, onder wie ik, vertellen hoe ze iets hebben verknald. De fuck-up nights vormen een tegenwicht tegen de gelikte succesverhalen die we vooral online voortdurend tegenkomen. Het echte leven is heel anders! Koop hier een kaartje. Locatie: KadEcafé, Eemplein 75.

In English: 21 February, 6.30 p.m., Brussels. Full Circle Salon, which is ‘a relaxed evening of intelligent talk and discussion, over drinks and light food’ Full Circle House – Vleurgatse Steenweg/Chaussée de Vleurgat 89, Elsene/Ixelles. Buy your ticket here.

In English: 1 and 2 March, Oslo. Oversatte dager at Litteraturhuset. The provisional programme is that I’ll speak about the translation of Lingo on Friday 1 March and about European languages on Saturday 2 March.

2018

Auf Deutsch: 24. April, Aachen, um acht Uhr. Öffentliche Vorlesung über europäische Sprachen in Buchhandlung Schmetz.

In English: 2 June, Melrose (Scotland). A talk about translation at the ITI Scotnet Summer Gathering (members only).

In English: 5 September, Amsterdam. A discussion at the VU (Free University) about endangered languages, followed by a viewing of the film Sueño en otro idioma.

In English: 28 October, Ljubljana. A talk about learning Vietnamese at the Polyglot Conference. Open to anyone who visits the conference (which I recommend!).

In English: 10 November, Oslo:  NFFO seminar. I’ll be discussing the translation of Lingo into Norwegian, along with translator Hedda Vormeland. Members only.

2017:

En español: 23 de marzo, Madrid, a las 20:00, presentación de la edición española de Lingo, en librería La Buena Vida (calle Vergara 5, Madrid).

In English: 12 May, Varna (Bulgaria), a talk about translation to participants of the Wordfast Forward User Conference.

In het Nederlands: 19 juni, Amersfoort, een interview tijdens het Literair diner. Thema: spelen met taal.

In English: 30 June, Ivar Aasen tunet, Ørsta (Norway), a talk at the Norwegian Festival of Language and Literature.

2016

In English: 17 March, London, Dutch/Frisian language evening at Europe House.

In het Nederlands: 16 april, Leiden, boekhandel Van Stockum, over Vakantie in eigen taal.

In het Nederlands: 8 juni, Amersfoort, in de openbare bibliotheek, over Vakantie in eigen taal.

In English: 23-24 September, Gothenburg. Presentation and interview about Lingo, the Swedish edition.

In English: 30 October, Thessaloniki. Two talks at the Polyglot Conference (here’s one).

In English: 18 November, Venlo. TEDx Talk about multilingualism.