The ITA organizes ongoing meetings, workshops, courses and other events both for members and nonmembers in the areas of translation, editing and other related fields. It offers its members the opportunity to enhance their expertise and knowledge and keep up-to-date with translation-related topics and fast growing technology. Additionally, these events are a great opportunity to meet other translators and editors, exchange views and ideas and create and develop work connections.
Annual General Meeting 2017
Sunday, May 21, 2017, at 17:00-20:45 hrs.
Beit Ariela, 25 Shaul HaMelekh Blvd, Tel-Aviv (right next to the Tel-Aviv Museum)
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Preliminary lecture (in Hebrew): Translating from Swedish to Hebrew
On the difficulty of translating specific terms that relate to festivals, food, customs, etc. For example, types of insects and fish, that have no Hebrew names.
Part of the lecture will address the issue of Israeli publishing houses that focus mainly on commercial thrillers, and are almost completely impervious to suggestions for more serious literature.
Speaker: Ruth Spira
B.A. in English and American literature from Tel-Aviv University. M.A, studies in English literature. Translated numerous books from Swedish to Hebrew. Served as the cultural attaché at the Israeli Embassy in Stockholm (2004-2006); Awardrd the title of Member of the Royal Swedish Order of the Polar Star (2016); Received the Minister of Education’s award for translating from a rare language (2004). In addition, Ruth serves as a freelancer on cultural subjects for many newspapers (since 1981), and has served as the reporter for cultural affairs for Ma’ariv (1992-1997).
17:00 – 17:50: Registration
17:50: AGM opened
AGM adjourned by 19:30
18:00 – 18:45: Lecture
18:45 – 19:30: Break with light refreshments
19:30 – 20:45: AGM business according to the agenda
Attending the lecture is free for ITA members and costs NIS 90 for non-members. The AGM is for members only and is free of charge.
Only paid-up and registered members of the ITA will be admitted to the AGM and allowed to vote.
Please register now so that we can know the number of attendees ahead of time.
After filling in the requested details and clicking SUBMIT you will get a link for payment for non-members.
- Should you wish to register another person besides yourself, please reenter the registration form, fill in the other person’s details, and click SUBMIT.
- At the top of the registration form you will see the link for renewing your annual ITA membership, or registering as a new member.
- Any non-member who wishes to join the ITA in the course of this event will get the NIS 90 fee deducted from the membership fee.
Getting to Beit Ariela and Parking:
From the Tel-Aviv central bus station: Bus 89
From the Tel-Aviv Merkaz (Arlozorov) train station: Bus 18
Parking: The Golda parking lot next to The Tel Aviv Performing Arts Center, or the Museum parking lot closer to the Courts.
Cost after 16:00 hrs – NIS 20
Hope to see you there!
The ITA Committee