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Category Archives: Translation at Arkadia

Wednesday 25.1 at 6pm: ‘Simone de Beauvoirin Toinen sukupuoli’ with philosophers Iina Koskinen, Hanna Lukkari and Erika Ruonakoski

Dear friend of Arkadia, You are heartily invited to ‘Simone de Beauvoirin Toinen sukupuoli’ (le Deuxième sexe) with philosophers and translators of the book into Finnish (2009 & 2011), Iina Koskinen, Hanna Lukkari and Erika Ruonakoski, on Wednesday 25.1 at 6pm. Le Deuxième sexe (1949) by Simone de Beauvoir is a feminist classic and has […]

Monday 14.11 at 6pm: ‘Fifty years of Translations’ by Anto Leikola

Dear friend of Arkadia, You are warmly invited to “Fifty years of Translations” by Anto Leikola on Monday 14.11 at 6pm. Anto has kindly accepted to talk of his life long work as a translator. Anto Leikola has written a number textbooks in collaboration with others, some 15 books of essays, various other publications and […]

Monday 26.9 at 6pm: Lost in Translation – kääntämisen ihmeellinen maailma with Antti Nylén, Pia Pakarinen and Kristiina Rikman

 Dear friend of Arkadia, You are invited by the European Movement in Finland and by the bookshop to Lost in Translation with translators Antti Nylén, Pia Pakarinen and Kristiina Rikman on Monday 26.9 at 6pm. The moderator of the discussion will be Elina Hykkönen from the European Movement in Finland. The 26th of September is […]

Tuesday 21.6 at 6pm: ‘”A Letter from Afar”: Translating Eeva-Liisa Manner into English’ by Emily Jeremiah

Dear friend of Arkadia, You are warmly invited to ‘”A Letter from Afar”: Translating Eeva-Liisa Manner into English’ by Emily Jeremiah on Tuesday 21.6 at 6pm. Welcome! Warm regards, Ian www.arkadiabookshop.fi -Entrance is free and green tea will be offered. A donation of €2 (or more!) to fund the event is suggested and would be […]

Tuesday 10.5 at 6pm: “Xavier de Maistre’s Travels around His Room” by Kai Mikkonen

Dear friend of Arkadia, You are kindly invited to “Xavier de Maistre’s Travels around His Room” by Kai Mikkonen on Tuesday 10.5. at 6pm. Kai Mikkonen will lead the discussion on Xavier de Maistre’s parodic travel books Voyage autour de ma chambre (Voyage around my Room, 1794) and Expédition nocturne autour de ma chambre (Nocturnal […]

Thursday 20.1 at 6pm: Jaakko Hämeen-Anttila – Kauppias ja papukaija by Maulana Rumi

Dear friend of Arkadia, You are most warmly invited to the presentation by Jaakko Hämeen-Anttila of Kauppias ja papukaija by Maulana Rumi on Thursday 20.1 at 6pm. Jaakko Hämeen-Anttila is the translator and the illustrations are by Feeroozeh Golmohammadi. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jaakko_H%C3%A4meen-Anttila http://www.rainbowbook.fi/store/kauppias-ja-papukaija/ The talk will be in Finnish. Welcome! Warm regards, Ian www.arkadiabookshop.fi – Entrance is […]

Thursday 20.5 at 6pm: Ranskankielisiä naisrunoilijoita suomeksi with translators Marja Haapio and Kristina Haataja

 Dear friend of Arkadia,   Your are heartily welcome to the bookshop on Thursday 20.5 at 6pm . Translators Marja Haapio and Kristina Haataja will discuss and read excerpts of Runoilevien naisten kaupunki (Tammi 2010) .   The talk will be in Finnish but some poems will be read in French. Questions can be answered […]

Monday 1.2 at 6pm:Kirjanjulkistustilaisuus: Stanislaw Jerzy Lecin ”Siistimättömiä mietelmiä”, puhujina Veikko Suvanto ja Martti Anhava

Dear friend of Arkadia, You are most warmly welcome to a book-launching on Monday 1.2 at 6pm: Stanisław Jerzy Lec’s “Siistimättömiä mietelmiä” with translator Veikko Suvanto and Martti Anhava. To celebrate the centenary of Lec’s birth last year, the publishing house Siltala brought out a new edition of the book, about twice as large, supplemented […]