Author of the course book ‘Russian-English Translation’, ‘The New Comprehensive Dictionary of the English Language.’
A linguist, lexicographer, translation theoretician, a simultaneous interpreter and literary translator, a university lecturer with many years’ experience of training interpreters at the Moscow State Linguistic University (former M. Thorez Moscow State Pedagogical Institute of Foreign Languages). Holds a Ph D in Philology and a professorship. Former student of the founders of the Soviet Interpreting School – Y. I. Retsker, V. N. Komissarov, L. S. Barkhudarov and A. D. Shveytser.
Has authored more than 110 scientific, training and popular science papers on the theory and practice of interpreting, onomastics and other areas of linguistics, including the course book ‘Russian – English Translation’, monographs ‘Verbal Mechanics’ and ‘Proper Names: the Theory and Practice of Interlinguistic Rendering’, ‘The New Comprehensive Russian – English Dictionary’ and a number of other dictionaries including those published abroad. Chief Editor of the Auditoria Publishing House. Member of the Editorial Board and contributor to the translators’ and interpreters’ Journal ‘Mosty’. Is the author of a new Russian translation of the main works of L. Carroll. Works for international institutions (including the UN), large corporations, state and public organizations.
An interpreter, who has worked with M.S. Gorbachev and E. A. Shevardnadze, political analyst, author of several books and a large number of publications in the Russian and international media. President of the Russian Translation Company.
Has an excellent knowledge of English, French, Spanish, Italian and German. As a simultaneous interpreter works for the UN, the Council of Europe, at international conferences in Russia and worldwide. Has authored a large number of political publications on political topics in ‘Novaya Gazeta’, ‘Grani Ru’, ‘Izbrannoye’ etc. In 1999 a book by P. R. Palazhchenko titled ‘The art of learning by comparison or A non-systematic dictionary of difficulties, subtleties and features of the English language matched with Russian’ was brought out by the Valent Publishing House in the World of Translation series. The book has seen several editions. In 2002 a significantly enlarged and amended version of the book was produced by the P. Valent Publishing House titled ‘My non-systematic dictionary’. In 2005 the same Publishing House brought out the ‘Non-Systematic Dictionary 2005’, a book that was structured in a way similar to the ‘My non-systematic dictionary’ but was totally new in content.
Head of the Cambridge Simultaneous Course, an EU and UNESCO Interpreter.
Graduated from MIIS (Middlebury Institute of International Studies in Monterey), with a MACI degree (Master of Arts in Conference Interpretation) in English, Russian and French. A member of AIIC. A professional interpreter in such areas as the Law, Nuclear Physics, Oil and Gas, the Environment, Business, Development and Outer Space. Worked for the US Department of State, in particular, the President’s Administration and the Cabinet of the United States. Her client’s include BMP, the Council of Europe, ECB, FAO, OPCW, OECD, UNOG, UNESCO, the World Bank and private companies. Has taught or sat on the examination panel at interpreting schools in Belgium (ISTI, ILMH/LSTI. EII), France (ISIT, ESIT, ITIRI), Switzerland (ZHAW, GIMUN), Ukraine (BSSU), the United Kingdom (the Universities of Bath and Manchester) and the United States (MISS). Is Head of the Cambridge annual simultaneous interpreting course and also runs a workshop ‘Know your worth: Understanding Marketing and Negotiating for Interpreters’.
Boris Naimushin is an Associate Professor of Translation and Interpreting at New Bulgarian University in Sofia where he teaches simultaneous and consecutive interpreting.
Boris has a Master of Advanced Studies in Interpreter Training from the Faculty of Translation and Interpreting, University of Geneva, and a Ph.D. in Bulgarian Linguistics and Translation from the St Kliment Ohridski University of Sofia.
He is an active conference interpreter with Russian and Bulgarian (A), English (B) and French (C). He has served as interpreter for Bulgarian Presidents and Prime Ministers since 2009.
Boris is a member of the Association of Translator and Interpreter Trainers, Union of Translators of Russia, Association of Interpreters and Translators in Bulgaria and European Association of Science Editors.
Irina V. Zubanova is a Russian-English conference interpreter and trainer of interpreters. Irina Zubanova is a staff teacher of consecutive and simultaneous interpreting at the Moscow State Linguistic University, of which she is a graduate. She also teaches at a number of other professional schools in Moscow. Zubanova has written a number of books and articles in her field and is active on the editorial board of Mosty (‘Bridges’), a journal for professional translators and interpreters. A member of the National League of Translators and the Union of Translators and Interpreters of Russia, she often lectures before their youth audiences.
Dr. Victor Nemchinov is one of the most authoritative and competent freelance conference interpreters with several decades of professional experience working with a range of public figure like Presidents Boris Yeltsin, MiloŠ Zeman, Prime ministers Indira Gandhi and Eugene Primakov. A graduate of Maurice Thorez Foreign Languages Institute, Moscow, he is well known as a promoter of emotionally charged school of communication. For over a decade he headed groups of conference interpreters of the World Public Forums Dialogue of Civilizations and works for live broadcast interpretation at Radio ‘Echo Moskvi’. Victor Nemchinov is founder and Chief curator of the international advanced study and life-long learning platform ‘Diaversity’ that has chapters in St. Petersburg, Riga and Moscow.
Dr. Igor M. Matyushin, top-class conference interpreter, 36 year of experience, Associate Professor at the Faculty of Translation and Interpreting at MSLU. In 2015–2016, Dean of the Faculty of Translation and Interpreting at MSLU. Over 30 academic publications, student’s books and scholarly papers including The Course of Oral Interpreting. The French Language in co-authorship with M.K. Ogorodov. Areas of interest: theory of language contacts, sociolinguistics, terminology, methods of teaching interpretation.
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Stephen de Bethune – Senior Manager/Editor, Financial Advisory Services, Deloitte CIS, Moscow.
Steve is an editor, Russian > English translator and business writing trainer with extensive financial sector experience in the US and Russia. He is currently Editor for Financial Advisory Services at Deloitte CIS in Moscow. Previously, he was Editorial Manager/Senior Translator at PwC Russia in Moscow and Managing Editor of a top investment research publication at Merrill Lynch in New York. He is a graduate of Boston College and the University of Massachusetts.
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ORIGINS. COSINES Pi II is an International Contest of Simultaneous Interpreters annually held in Moscow in the premises of Moscow University. The acronym COSINES is formed from the constituent letters of the contest title. The Contest was founded and organized by Professor of Moscow State University Marklen Konurbaev in April 2017 and is now set to happen every year as a regular meeting point for conference interpreters and oral interpreting experts throughout the whole of Russia.
GRASSROOTS. Originally, the Contest saw itself as ‘Mind Olympics’ where budding and experienced interpreters could display their most surprising natural talents in meaning rendering and compete with their peers. The Jury included the pundits of the profession, many of whom served as personal interpreters to Presidents of the USSR, Russia, Bulgaria; CEOs of multinational companies and AIIC interpreters.
The MARKET. On the very first year the Contest attracted the attention of the whole market, hosting participants from over 22 cities around the globe including New York, Paris, the Hague, Antalya and a number of big cities in Russia and the CIS.
STRATEGY. In the coming years, COSINES Pi II will focus on developing a platform for endorsing interpreters’ professional reputation by providing services of independent expertise and managed account platform. The Platform could be further used by interpreters as a database of their personal achievements and as a service base for requesting to endorse their current reputation from the COSINES Board of Independent Experts. Conference interpreters will use this endorsement as another important document in their portfolio to prove their level and qualification.
THE SHOW. The 2018 COSINES Pi is organized as a series of online battles between the contestants and the coaching sessions for the super-finalists who will be advised by the guru of the profession, accent coaches and psychologists helping the finalists to get the best our of their performance on the stage.
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