English as a Lingua Nordica

Nordic Editors and Translators would like to invite you to the 2022 English as a Lingua Nordica (#ELN2022) seminar. The ELN series highlights the ways we can use language to contribute to a just society. This year, we focus on inclusive language. The main speaker is Hisayo Katsui, associate professor in disability studies, who will […]

Code of Conduct and Complaints Procedure

Nordic Editors and Translators (NEaT) Policy on Professional Conduct and Harassment Professional Conduct Professionalism and inclusiveness are cornerstones to the community of Nordic Editors and Translators (NEaT), and shall extend to all virtual and physical interactions across NEaT platforms.  This policy outlines the codes of professional conduct and the policy on harassment governing NEaT members […]

A NEaT holiday party

A NEaT holiday party  3 December at 6 pm PAM Office, Säästöpankinranta 4 C 21, Helsinki On Zoom at 7 pm Since the winter holidays are approaching, NEaT members are all about eating and words. You are invited to a NEaT holiday party to present your creative take on food in our editing slam, participate […]

Course on tech tools

Want to know more about tech tools that we language professionals could use to make our work easier? Are there tools you’ve often wondered about but never got around to learning about? Kenneth Quek will talk to you about these different tools for an hour at 18:00 EET on Tuesday 16 November. Look out for […]

NEaTup Online: Working in Sweden

NJoin us for a NEaTup after work! We will chat about what it is like to work in Sweden. NEaT members Robin Blanton and Charlotte Merton will talk with us about working in the Swedish context, setting up as a sole trader and dealing with the issues that arise when working in another country.  Whether […]

Annual NEaT Picnic

Saturday, August 20, from noon to 3 pm NEaT’s annual picnic will be held in Sibelius park, Helsinki, on the 20th of August, at noon. Come to the Merikannontie side of the park, and we’ll find a sunny spot facing the bay near the ice cream kiosk. Dogs and family are very welcome!  Bring a […]

English as a Lingua Nordica: An English of our own

Seminar on English Use in the Nordics  Is the English that we use here in the Nordics different from other Englishes? How and why do we use English in the Nordics? English as a Lingua Nordica opens up discussion on topics on the English that is spoken in Nordic countries. This first seminar will focus […]

A NEaT Christmas Party

Saturday, December 5 5 pm RSVP for the meeting point in Helsinki Join us for an online NEaT scavenger hunt! This year we will have an alternative celebration due to the need to stay safe. We will still meet on our traditional Christmas celebration date on December 5. Follow the Zoom link below to join […]

Annual Picnic on Seurasaari

One of NEaT’s traditions is to meet for a picnic during the summer, and we will see each other at Seurasaari in the summer of 2020. This is the first event to be held in person after a long spring, and we hope to see you there. We will meet at 2 pm on August […]


REGISTRATION NOW OPEN! See the registration link below. Simpler, more straightforward language is the order of the day in the 21st century, as businesses, public institutions and politicians reach out to larger audiences. Academic journals now require research teams to use plain active-voice sentences and avoid jargon, if they want to see their articles published. […]