English translation: what should be considered/retained (from the historical legacy)
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French term or phrase:
ce qui doit être apprécié aujourd'hui
what should be considered/retained (from the historical legacy)
French to English translations [PRO] Art/Literary - Art, Arts & Crafts, Painting
French term or phrase:ce qui doit être apprécié aujourd'hui
I'm having trouble making sense of this. It describes a symposium coinciding with the 25th anniversary of a contemporary arts institute:
"Le colloque interrogera ce qui doit être apprécié aujourd'hui, de ce que l'histoire a transmis, tant dans l'articulation de l'artistique à l'économique, à l'échelle européenne, que dans la transformation des critères d'évaluation."
The noise you can hear is my head banging against the wall!
"Mille mercis" for your input and insight. I had a little chat with the person who wrote the text and came up with this: "The symposium will reflect on which aspects of our historical legacy are most relevant today..." Many, many thanks, your ideas were invaluable!
Just to say I have absolutely no other info at all about the event, just this one line. I understand "appécier" in the sense of "what we have to learn from" (so yes, considered and verbs along these lines).
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7 mins confidence: peer agreement (net): +2
what should be valued today
Explanation: what should be valued today and what history has passed on to us
David Vaughn Local time: 09:46 Specializes in field Native speaker of: English PRO pts in category: 289
14 mins confidence: peer agreement (net): +2
should be taken into account
Explanation: I'll keep the ideas mulling over...
Stop banging!!!! It won't get you anywhere! However, I know the feeling.
helena barham France Local time: 09:46 Works in field Native speaker of: English
17 mins confidence: peer agreement (net): +1
what we must be aware of today
Explanation: Another idea to toy with...
Expialidocious France Local time: 09:46 Native speaker of: English PRO pts in category: 4
Explanation: (Not for points, I'm borrowing from everybody)
Take bits from the two questions and reorganize the wording!
... which part(s) of /aspects of what history has passed on to us should be valued / retained (etc.) today...
sueaberwoman Local time: 09:46 Native speaker of: English, French PRO pts in category: 12
Notes to answerer
Asker: Absolutely! Fitting the two together is as much as a problem as anything but I'm not "allowed" to post as one question.
Explanation: ... is how I understand it; the symposium will try to assess, measure, evaluate (appraise??) - can't think of any more synonyms! - the legacy of history ..
i.e. apprécier in the sense Évaluer; mesurer quantitativement, chiffrer d'une manière approximative : (TLF)
katsy Local time: 09:46 Native speaker of: English PRO pts in category: 17