A Crash Course in the Language Service Industry with Chinese Characteristics

A Business Confucius Institute lecture with James Halstead.

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Venue: Leeds University Business School Maurice Keyworth Building, SR (1.33). 

A long-time enthusiast of Chinese language and culture, James Halstead MCIL CL, advisory board member to and previous Co-Chair of Chinese-Speakers.org, currently manages IMD Legal Translation and Interpreting Ltd, a prominent UK based LSP (language service provider) to the legal sector, and, with a background spanning UK and Chinese private business and government, has a wealth of professional and personal experience working in and with China

In this lecture, James will discuss:

  1. His profound insights into the global language service industry
  2. Realistic examples of working as a Chinese<>English linguist (Translator/interpreter)
  3. Introduction of the specialty and professionalism of legal translation

This event will be moderated by Professor Wang Binhua (Chair/Professor of interpreting and translation studies in the Centre for Translation Studies, School of Languages, Cultures and Societies at University of Leeds) who will give a brief introduction to James and translation and interpreting education at university.

Please find more details about the lecture on our website.