ReTrans Videocasts and Podcasts

The ReTrans videocasts and podcasts will allow you to gain an insight into the communication needs and the challenges of interpreting in a refugee and humanitarian context. Different stakeholders share their personal views and take you on a journey from the Western Balkan route to Austria. The different episodes give voice to refugees, interpreters, humanitarian aid workers, institutional representatives, asylum officials and interpreter educators and reveal the tightrope interpreters have to walk between empathy and professionalism.

We thank all our interview partners for sharing their experience!

Let yourself be taken on a journey to a different reality…

Trigger warning: The stories may deal with topics such as flight, persecution, war and terror.

The Western Balkans Route − Challenges and Highlights From 2015 up to the Present

The Western Balkans Route − Challenges and Highlights From 2015 up to the Present

Interpreting Between Empathy and Professionalism: Interpreters as Cultural Mediators Along the Western Balkans Route

Interpreting Between Empathy and Professionalism: Interpreters as Cultural Mediators Along the Western Balkans Route

Interpreting Between Empathy and Professionalism: Insights, Challenges and Solutions

Interpreting Between Empathy and Professionalism: Insights, Challenges and Solutions

Interpreting Between Empathy and Professionalism: The “Ideal Interpreter” – Skills and Competences of Interpreters in Humanitarian Context

Interpreting Between Empathy and Professionalism: The “Ideal Interpreter” – Skills and Competences of Interpreters in Humanitarian Context

Working with Interpreters in Refugee Transit Zones along the Western Balkan Route: Demands, Challenges, and Solutions

Working with Interpreters in Refugee Transit Zones along the Western Balkan Route: Demands, Challenges, and Solutions

NGOs Along the Western Balkans Route and Their Role in Recruiting Interpreters

NGOs Along the Western Balkans Route and Their Role in Recruiting Interpreters

Educast 1: Settings in Public Service Interpretation

Educast 1: Settings in Public Service Interpretation

Educast 2: Code of Ethics in Public Service Interpreting

Educast 2: Code of Ethics in Public Service Interpreting

Educast 3: Strategies and Techniques in Public Service Interpreting

Educast 3: Strategies and Techniques in Public Service Interpreting

Training Video 1: What Is Public Service Interpreting and What Is It Not

Training Video 1: What Is Public Service Interpreting and What Is It Not

Training Video 2: The Interpreters’ Show: Cultural Fitness”

Training Video 2: The Interpreters’ Show: Cultural Fitness”

Training Video 3: Working with Public Service Interpreters: Details That Matter

Training Video 3: Working with Public Service Interpreters: Details That Matter

Dirar and His Journey to Austria

Dirar and His Journey to Austria

From Being a Refugee to Interpreting for Refugees

From Being a Refugee to Interpreting for Refugees

Today’s Mental Health Heroes

Today’s Mental Health Heroes

The Complete Guide to Humanitarian Interpreting

The Complete Guide to Humanitarian Interpreting

Lost in Interpretation

Lost in Interpretation

No change in the world without empowered women

No change in the world without empowered women

Tech for Good: Social Media and Migration

Tech for Good: Social Media and Migration

Resilience During the Russo-Ukrainian War

Resilience During the Russo-Ukrainian War

Interpreting the First Weeks of the Russo-Ukrainian War

Interpreting the First Weeks of the Russo-Ukrainian War