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Harry Potter and Foreign Languages: Translate the Magic

Themes:
Flourish and BlottsInternational Magical Cooperation
What:
Panel
When:
1:00 PM, Saturday 2 Sep 2017 IST (50 minutes)
Where:
Newcastle Suite (Citywest Hotel Leisure Centre)
How:
Harry Potter</em> has been translated in more than 70 languages across the world, but how do you translate the magic of the Wizarding World? How does Hagrid sound in Polish? What's French for Hufflepuff? Fans from various countries discuss how the books have been translated in their mothertongue, what great puns were created, what mistakes were made, and how translation can alter their perception of Harry's story.
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