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No Strangers in Moscow / Свои люди в Москве

From left to right: Aiman Idrissova, Vipin Kumar, Rosa Kavenoki, Dmitry Buzadzhi

Two Russian TI graduates from the class of 2019 are in Moscow for work, and who should they be hanging out with but their former professors.

Приятно, когда вручение дипломов не конец, а начало нового этапа отношений с бывшими студентами и нынешними коллегами.

Star-Studded Interpretation Assignments

Lucy Corbett (center) with Russian actresses Yulia Snigir and Anna Chipovskaya.
Lucy Corbett with François Hollande.

Lucy Corbett, MACI 1999, interpreting at the Cannes Film Festival in May 2017 (top) and working with former French president Hollande and a group of Russian film makers in January 2019 (bottom).

Recent Graduate Interpreting at High-Level Negotiations

Vipin Kumar (third from the left) is using note-taking during negotiations.

Vipin Kumar, MATI 2019, interpreting at a meeting between the ambassador of India to the Russian Federation and the Russian deputy minister of industry and trade on July 9, 2019.

It’s All in a Day’s Work for a MIIS Graduate

Photo Credit: (NASA/Bill Ingalls)

Evgeny Sokol, MACI 2010, right, interprets for NASA Associate Administrator for the Human Exploration and Operations Directorate William Gerstenmaier as he answers questions during an Expedition 59 post-docking press conference, Friday, March 15, 2019 at the Baikonur Hotel in Baikonur, Kazakhstan.

Photo Credit: (NASA/Bill Ingalls)

Evgeny Sokol, MACI 2010, right, interprets at an Expedition 59 post-docking press conference, Friday, March 15, 2019 at the Baikonur Hotel in Baikonur, Kazakhstan. Roscosmos Director of Human Spaceflight Programs Sergei Krikalev, left, Roscosmos Director General Dmitry Rogozin, center, and NASA Associate Administrator for the Human Exploration and Operations Directorate William Gerstenmaier answer questions during the press conference.

Our Alumni at Work

Alex Ponomarev and Katya Woodham Mostovaya

Alex Ponomarev MACI, 2001 and Katya Woodham Mostovaya MACI, 2010 interpreting at a conference in Jacarta in July 2019.

MIIS Faculty and Alumni at St. Petersburg International Economic Forum 2019

Apart from being a major economic and political event, where you bump into a minister, CEO, or celebrity journalist every way you turn, the SPIEF is a unique get-together for more than a hundred interpreters who work simultaneously and consecutively at panel discussions and closed-door meetings, and accompany high-level delegations. This year, as before, a few alumni from the MIIS Russian TI program were spotted in the diverse crowd of excellent interpreters invited to the event, as well as a current faculty member.

Здесь вам не Монтерей

Нераспространение, ЖКХ и нефтегаз. Нью-Йорк напоминает об основных темах русской переводческой программы.

По окончании учебного года наш путь, как водится, лежит на восток, но, прежде чем пересечь океан, проходим декомпрессию в Нью-Йорке. Кстати, традиционном месте стажировок наших студентов и городе, где многие выпускники в итоге находят работу.

Отдельное приятное событие – встречи с легендарной переводчицей и преподавательницей Линн Виссон. (В настоящее время она работает над книгой о своем поразительном переводческом пути, чтение будет крайне увлекательное.)

Нам пишут из Найроби

…и за нами наблюдают…

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Commencement 2019

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