Baigorri-Jalon, Jesus (2014). From Paris to Nuremberg. The birth of conference interpreting

Ludmila Stern


This article outlines the origins and evolution of conference interpreting in the interwar period, between the 1919 Paris Peace Conference to the 1945-46 Nurmberg Trials. It examines the evolution of conference interpreting as a profession and the transition from the 'golden era' of consecutive interpreting to the beginnings of simultaneous interpreting in booths in complex multilingual settings.


conference interpreting; international organisations; consecutive interpreting; simultaneous interpreting

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