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 […]

ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING 2022

Thursday 21 April 2022 at 18.00 Rune conference room, Korjaamo, Töölönkatu 51 A-B, 00250 Helsinki The agenda, as laid out in our constitution, is as follows. The Annual General Meeting of the Association shall consider the following business: Opening of the meeting Election of a chairperson, a secretary, two individuals to scrutinize the minutes and […]

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 […]

Academic editors decide: whose style matters?

As “global” English overtakes local languages in academia and public life, what is our role as editors? When and how (if ever) do we edit our authors’ style? We asked you what you think, and your opinions varied. Editors love their style guides, but some questions of style are too controversial for a manual to […]

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 […]

NEaT words of the year/Uudissanat 2021

The dramatic events of the last year and a half or so have given us many new words in English and Finnish. Would you like to hear more about them? Have you come across any yourself in your work that you’d like to share?   Sign up by emailing info@nordicedit.fiand join us on Tuesday 8th June […]

ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING 2021

Tuesday 20 April 2021 at 18.00 Helsinki time (16.00 London, 17.00 Stockholm) online via Zoom Join Zoom Meeting:https://helsinki.zoom.us/j/68528535185?pwd=RFhjNUxuQkRwNlB0S2RaZjdJbWEvUT09 Meeting ID: 685 2853 5185Passcode: 989129 The agenda, as laid out in our constitution, is as follows. The Annual General Meeting of the Association shall consider the following business: Opening of the meeting Election of a chairperson, […]