Public Service Interpreting - An interview with Dr Raquel Lazero

This episode launches a new format for the podcasts. We begin with a principal topic in the section called "Interpret this" before moving on to the section called "European Whispers" where common myths and misconceptions about interpreting are challenged and tips from interpreters are given.

Conference interpreters help facilitate meetings in the European Commission daily, but today we hear from a Public Service, or Community, interpreter.  Dr. Raquel Lazero is an assistant professor at the University of Alcalá and works in the field of Public service interpreting in Madrid, Spain. We asked her to describe what it is and when it may be used…