German author, Renate Ahrens — whose latest novel Das gerettete Kind, set in Dublin and Hamburg, appeared last month — is in UCD next week. She is addressing two final-year German modules on Wednesday at 13:00 and on Thursday at 10:00. More information at: https://www.ucd.ie/slcl/newsandevents/ Visitors are very welcome to either or both events.
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Deadline for receipt of applications for bursaries: 13 April 2015 LBI MA 2015-16 information
This might be useful for colleagues interested in translation work: http://www.proz.com/translator-training/format/free-webinars
LBI PhD Grenville announcement
The translators’ website ProZ.com is offering a variety of free webminars this week – might be worth a look!
Vitae Researcher Development Framework A very interesting link!
With German Studies fighting for its position in the British and Irish university landscape, the situation of its ‘Nachwuchs’ seems more precarious than ever: an increasing number of early-career academics find themselves in a succession of short-term contracts with very limited prospects of permanent employment. WiGS would like to invite members and non-members to share … Continue reading
The Freelance Register is currently undergoing a thorough update. WIGS members who wish to be on the new register are kindly requested to fill in the attached info sheet and to e-mail it to wigs[at]transend.de (Simone Schroth). The new register will be uploaded to the WIGS website and be updated regularly.WIGS Freelance Register Info Sheet