Covid-19 Terminology Challenges: How to Translate New Concepts into Marginalized Languages

Track: Sponsored Session | SS9B |
Thursday, January 28, 2021, 9:15am – 9:45am
Held in: Stream 1
Muhannad Albayk Jaam - Translators without Borders 
Claudia Mandalà - Translators without Borders 
Jolanta Wantula - Translators without Borders 
Paul Warambo - CLEAR Global / Translators without Borders
Moderator: Stella Hodkin Paris
SPONSORED BY: Translators without Borders

In early 2020, Translators without Borders (TWB), in collaboration with other organizations, community members and language industry players, began compiling an open and accessible Covid-19 terminology resource. In this session, our team members and language leads will share insights into the processes, technology and the sociolinguistic challenges of translating new concepts into marginalized languages.