Roger James Elsgood talks to Aleksandar Gatalica about literary translation and his recent book ‘The Great War’

In the second of his Today Translations audio interviews, Roger James Elsgood talks to Aleksandar Gatalica about literary translation and his recent book ‘The Great War’. Aleksandar Gatalica is a Serbian writer, editor, music critic and broadcaster. He is also a translator specialising in works written in ancient Greek. Aleksandar Gatalica’s own work has been translated into more than ten languages.

Cybernot

Last month, Today Translation's David Clarke was a guest speaker at "Cyber Essentials" - the UK government scheme to improve security against "cyber attacks". By "cyber men" presumably. Who live in "cyberspace". Wherever that is; It's all Greek

The universal language of music – the Proms returns for its 119th year

The BBC Proms, or ‘The Henry Wood Promenade Concerts’, to give them their proper moniker, are upon us again. It has become de rigeur in recent years to regard Glastonbury as the UK’s numero uno music bash, but three days of rock and roll in the rain of Somerset has got nothing on eight weeks of seriously good concerts in South Kensington.

FIFA Speaking in Tongues

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Before the start of the Brazil - Columbia World Cup quarter-final game, with teams lined up to swear national fidelity through their respective national anthems, the UK ITV viewing audience was told, confidently, by Clive Tyldesley the match commentator that “the two team captains will read out a statement condemning all forms of discrimination.