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Sep 04, 2023 · Translation by Jill Jarvis

Testimony of Patrice C, collected by Observatoire des armements – translation completed

Recording of translation process from open source writing pad (September 2023).


Left: Scan of original testimony collected by the Lyon-based NGO Observatoire des Armements in collaboration with the Association of the Veterans of the French Nuclear Tests and their Families. To protect the privacy of the witnesses, identifying information has been redacted. Right: Export of translation. ›››


Translator: Jill Jarvis

Jill Jarvis is an assistant professor in the Department of French and a member of the councils on African Studies and Middle East Studies at Yale University. She is author of Decolonizing Memory: Algeria & the Politics of Testimony (Duke UP, 2021), which won the MLA Scaglione Prize for French & Francophone Studies, and currently writing Signs in the Desert: Aesthetic Cartographies of the Sahara. With Brahim El Guabli and Francisco Robles, she is a founding member of the Desert Futures Collective.

Other translations by Jill Jarvis:
Testimony of Robert D, collected by Observatoire des armements

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