Finnish Literature Exchange Non-Fiction Translators Course

NEaT member Kate Sotejeff-Wilson of KSW Translations participated FILI’s non-fiction translators’ course organized in Helsinki in October 2018. Here are her thoughts. 1. What makes a translator? What makes you, you? I started translating because people asked me to. I was doing my PhD archive research in Poland and met academics who wanted to publish […]

Annual Christmas Party 2018

Welcome to the NEaT Christmas Party on December 5! The theme this year is DIY, as NEaT members will build a party to remember! Don’t miss this – a few of our most special members will provide a bit of amusement for our program, both language-based and completely frivolous. We’ll do a potluck for food, […]

Annual Summer Picnic 2018

Don’t miss the language professionals’ highlight of the summer, the always popular picnic meetup. We will meet on the 18th of August at 2 pm at the HSL ferry at Market Square. If you happen to be late, you can call Albion at 045 316 9363 or Julie at 041 523 1272 for directions to […]


NEaT’s Annual General Meeting will be on April 16 at 5 pm at Cafe Roasberg, Mikonkatu 13, Helsinki.  The agenda, as laid out in our constitution, is as follows: The Annual General Meeting of the Association shall consider the following business: 1. Opening of the meeting 2. Election of a chairman, a secretary, two individuals to […]

Christmas party 2017

The fourth annual NEaT Christmas party was held on December 5 starting at 5 pm at PAM’s premises in Hakaniemi, Helsinki. The party was free for paid members of NEaT and five euros for non-members. This year, the focus was on the British and Irish, with a programme and food focused on Britain and Ireland. NEaT provided the food […]

Seminar: Electronic Resources for Language Professionals

September 14, 2017 Time: 16.00–18.00 Venue: Vuorikatu 5C, Multimedia room, 1st floor (with 20 computers available for participants) Open with no fee to NEaT members   Electronic Resources for Language Professionals Have you ever wondered what on-line tools other language professionals use to improve the efficiency and accuracy of their work? In this training we […]

Annual NEaT summer picnic on Suomenlinna

Join us on August 19 for our annual NEaT picnic on Suomenlinna! We will meet at 1pm on Kustaanmiekka, on the far end of the island (see the southernmost point on the map), in the same place as last year. There are stairs leading down to nice, flat rocks by the sea. It can be […]

2016 Christmas party

Save the date! The annual NEaT Christmas party and the first NEaT Translation Slam will be held on December 5 at 5 pm. The party is free for paid members, but five euros for non-members. NEaT is excited to host our first Translation Slam. Translation slams, or translation duels, are innovative events where participants compete […]

Roundtable Style Discussion I summary: serial comma, singular they and passive voice

Nordic Editors and Translators hosted the first roundtable discussion on grammar and style issues on 7 October 2016 at the Finnbrit Society. Rebecca von Bonsdorff led the discussion with the help of Alice Lehtinen and Terese Forster. This session covered the serial comma, singular they and the passive voice. Summary: Three grammatical subjects were presented by […]

NEaT announces partnership with Finnbrit

Nordic Editors and Translators are happy to announce partnership with Finnbrit, also known as The Finnish-British Society. The society was formed already in 1926 and currently operates in Punavuori where they provide English-language training and examinations as well as a hub of cultural activities Finnbrit offers a wide range of open language courses with over 60 years of experience in […]