FIT Webinar | Emotion management for professional linguists

Friday 17 November, 1pm-3pm CET

FIT invites all translators, interpreters and terminologists to take part in a free webinar which provides tools for emotion and stress management tailored to language professionals. In this webinar, Dr Séverine Hubscher-Davidson will discuss what stress means, what its symptoms are, and how professionals can manage stress and stressful thoughts. She will introduce the concept of emotional competence and explain its significance in work situations. Through guided practical exercises, participants will be able to develop strategies for managing stress and emotions.

The webinar will take place on Zoom on Friday 17 November at 1-3pm CET, and it will be in English. The deadline for registrations is Tuesday 14 November 2023, 5pm CET.

Severine Hubscher-Davidson

Dr. Séverine Hubscher-Davidson is Head of Translation at The Open University (UK) and a certified coach. Her research interests are in the areas of translators’ emotions and psychological processes. In addition to publishing a number of peer-reviewed articles and 2 monographs on the psychological wellbeing of translators and interpreters, she also creates and delivers professional development courses on these topics. Clients have included the UK Chartered Institute of Linguists, Institute of Translation and Interpreting (ITI), and the United Nations Documentation Division in New York. In 2021 she wrote the ITI’s position statement on translators’ mental health and wellbeing.