It has never been faster than it is today to travel between Paris and London, and yet for some the route remains difficult and dangerous. For the 2016 Being Human festival, the research team of the Paris Centre for Migrant Writing and Expression is coordinating a series of translation laboratories with asylum seekers living in France and unable to complete their intended journey to the UK. Starting with extracts of texts by writers such as Voltaire or Vallès, participants will translate in the broadest sense of the term: writing, adapting, photographing and literally translating work into other languages. Join us for a presentation of this project, which will be transformed into an exhibition at Senate House.
Free Admission | booking required
This event is part the University of London’s series Ministry of Hope and Fear
Related events: Exhibition – Down and out in Paris and London | Exhibition workshop: Down and out in Paris and London
Led by: University of London Institute in Paris
In partnership with: School of Advanced Study, University of London | Goldsmiths, University of London
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