there’s more to life than just english.

– strategic multilingualism –

β€œthe language of europe is translation"

– Umberto Eco

interpreting

conference interpreters work with the spoken word, inside the meeting room.

translation

translators work with the written word in offices adjoining the meeting room.

multilingualism

participants speak and understand each others’ langugages reciprocally.

max crisp is a conference interpreter and translator in geneva. his clients include w.i.p.o., i.l.o., w.h.o. and w.t.o., among others. he's interested in language policy, particularly at the international level, and philosophy.

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