Today we are dedicating a whole episode to discussing the translation of just one word: 社会 shèhuì, “society”. Like many modern concepts (economy, science, culture, etc.) the exact term did not exist natively in the Chinese language. As a result, it is used very differently in Chinese as compared to English, which can create problems for beginning and professional translators alike..
Blog of Carl Gene Fordham
Carl Gene Fordham is a professional Chinese-English translator from Brisbane, Australia.
傅君恺（Carl Gene Fordham），专业汉英翻译，现居澳大利亚布里斯班。
A doctoral candidate at Peking University, China, Carl is currently completing his research on English translations of ancient Chinese texts remotely while teaching the Master of Arts in Chinese Translation and Interpreting (MACTI) at the University of Queensland in Brisbane, Australia.
Previously, Carl taught the Master of Translation and Interpreting (MTI) at Beijing International Studies University and lectured on Chinese-English translation at Beijing Foreign Studies University.
Carl has published articles in the Journal of Chinese Literature and Culture and American Philosophical Association Newsletters, and translations in Renditions and the Journal of Chinese Humanities.
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