The role of translation in increasing understanding
April 29 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pmFree
SACU Vice-President, Dr Frances Wood is in conversation with acclaimed translators Helen Wang and Nicky Harman.
Dr. Frances Wood is a librarian, sinologue, historian and former head of the Chinese Collection at the British Library, known for her writings on Chinese history, including Marco Polo, life in the Chinese treaty ports, and the First Emperor of China.
Nicky Harman and Helen Wang have both won major prizes in China celebrating their translations. Nicky is one of the world’s best and most prolific translators of Chinese contemporary fiction and Helen has been especially praised for translating children’s books. Most recently they worked together on Lu Min’s Dinner For Six (Phoenix Publishing, 2023).