10 travel grants to Romania, for 1 to 3 months, are available to professional translators engaged in projects promoting Romanian literature abroad. Deadline for applications (letter of intent, CV and project description addressed to the President of the Institute) is April 15.
Likewise, the Romanian Translation and Publication Support Programme 2006 has published the following announcement (only for publishing houses outside Romania):
The Translation and Publication Support Programme (TPS) aims to enhance the access of the foreign audience to Romanian literature and to support the presence of Romanian authors on the international book markets.
TPS supports the publication and dissemination abroad of Romanian high-quality works in the fields of literature and humanities. Grants are awarded to publishers, for the translation of seminal works and essays that are of interest to a wider readership.
Objectives for 2006
promoting cultural dialogue and dissemination of the Romanian culture and history in the European space;
supporting the free circulation of Romanian literary products in the European and international space.
TPS is supporting the publication of fictional and non-fictional works in the fields of literature and humanities, belonging to authors of Romanian origin.
Deadlines for submitting the applications:
20/03/2006 and 20/10/2006
Developing translators are likewise encouraged to apply for 20 residency grants (with housing) from October to December. These grants are in connection with the MA Translation Studies programme in the University of Bucharest. Deadline for applications is August 1. Contact information at the same website ( www.icr. ro ).