NEaT’s annual picnic in Seurasaari

Once again we had a fine time at the NEaT picnic, held this time in Seurasaari. We ate and drank, discussed work-related matters (and much, much more), and threw various objects in a competitive spirit. The weather gods blessed us, and overall this venue seemed to be a wonderful place. Already looking forward to next year!

Business skills: What I wish I had known in the beginning

NEaT presents a panel designed to help both those starting out and support more experienced freelancers and business owners. Four language professionals with different business styles and operations will be on a panel to present their solutions and answer your questions. Finnbrit Language Centre Fredrikinkatu 20 A 9 October 21, 1 pm until 4 pm […]

Retreating is engaging – putting writing first, together

By Kate Sotejeff-Wilson What’s the point of a writing retreat? Luxury for a privileged few – or a strategic move? A well-structured retreat can make your writing happen, on site and long after your return home. I don’t like being told what to do. Perhaps even more than that, I dislike having to tell others […]

Annual Report 2018

Nordic Editors and Translators ry. is an organization of editors, translators and language professionals who work primarily in English in the Nordic countries. NEaT was founded in 2014 by a group of editors and translators to network, share knowledge and promote quality work. We cooperate with peer associations and organizations and provide continuing professional development […]

Annual General Meeting 2019

NEaT’s Annual General Meeting will be on 8 April 2019 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: Opening of the meeting Election of a chairman, a secretary, two individuals to scrutinize […]

English Today V: “Doing Language”

So what is it exactly that language professionals do all day? This year’s English Today takes a deeper look into the many considerations editors and translators working in and out of English have to keep in mind as they go about their work. Our keynote speaker this year is the award-winning translator of English into […]

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 […]

ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING 16 APRIL 2018

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 […]