France

Greetings from e2f’s Berlin Office!

We just got a virtual postcard from Anja in Berlin: "It’s been an exciting first month for e2f Germany! After three weeks in our new Berlin offices, we received a visit from one of e2f France’s in-house translators. Arnaud came all the way from Toulouse with the mission to train Katharina, our first senior [...]

By |2016-10-19T12:55:34-07:00August 26th, 2016|News|

Hitler’s “Mein Kampf” in French Translation

Now, more than 90 years since it was first written, and 70 years since the death of Adolf Hitler, Mein Kampf has entered the public domain. The publication and translation of his works has created ethical dilemmas on multiple levels since it first appeared in print to the present day. The Conversation is an academic [...]

By |2016-10-19T12:57:21-07:00July 6th, 2016|Culture Studies|

Pentecost and Memorial Day 2012

Our offices celebrated two different bank holidays on Monday, 28 May 2012. Enjoy learning about Pentecost, celebrated by France and Madagascar, and Memorial Day, celebrated by the United States. Pentecost in France by Samuel, Toulouse Office Pentecost is a Christian feast commemorating the descent of the Holy Spirit upon the Apostles, inspired by the giving [...]

By |2012-05-29T15:05:12-07:00May 29th, 2012|Culture Studies|

May 8 in France: Victory in Europe Day

by Sophie K., Toulouse Office The background... The Victory in Europe Day commemorates 8 May 1945, the date when the World War II Allies accepted the unconditional surrender of Nazi Germany and Adolf Hitler's Third Reich. Upon this defeat, celebrations erupted in the entire Western world, from Moscow to the United Kingdom, from New-York to France. In France, it [...]

By |2012-05-09T09:49:17-07:00May 9th, 2012|Culture Studies|

May 1 in France: la fête du travail (Labor Day)

by Nadège, Toulouse Office Labor Day originated in events that occurred in the United States (Chicago) in 1886 when workers were striking for the 8-hour workday. For decades following this date, May 1 was regularly chosen as a protest day by international labor movements. In 1919, the 8-hour working day was officially introduced in France. [...]

By |2012-05-01T12:09:19-07:00May 1st, 2012|Culture Studies|