China GREAT awards- PhD at Queens University Belfast

China GREAT awards- PhD at Queens University Belfast The Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences (AHSS) is offering two international PhD scholarships in partnership with the British Council GREAT campaign. Please note these awards are for Chinese students only. These competitive awards will provide a full tuition-fee waiver for the first year of a three year PhD programme at Queen’s. […]

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[Interview] Theorising Translation with Susan Bassnett

Theorising Translation with Susan Bassnett Nazry Bahrawi  With over twenty titles under her belt, Susan Bassnett can be aptly described as the reigning queen of translation studies. Out of her oeuvre, books like Translation Studies (2002) have become indispensable texts for translation courses all over the world. She is a professor of comparative literature at the University of Warwick, and also a fellow […]

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[Postgraduate programme] MA in Audiovisual Translation, Roehampton University, UK

Summary The MA in Audiovisual Translation is an internationally leading course in its field, recognised by the European Commission as a European Masters in Translation. This international leading programme addresses the growing demand for translators with skills in translating audiovisual texts. It covers a range of areas, including subtitling, accessibility (subtitling for the deaf and hard of hearing, audio description […]

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[New publication] Multiword Units in Machine Translation and Translation Technology

Multiword Units in Machine Translation and Translation Technology Editors Ruslan Mitkov, Johanna Monti, Gloria Corpas Pastor and Violeta Seretan About this book: The correct interpretation of Multiword Units (MWUs) is crucial to many applications in Natural Language Processing but is a challenging and complex task. In recent years, the computational treatment of MWUs has received considerable attention but there is […]

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[New publication] Exploring Creativity in Translation across Cultures / Créativité et traduction à travers les cultures

Exploring Creativity in Translation across Cultures / Créativité et traduction à travers les cultures Edited by Emine Bogenç Demirel, Mikaela Cordisco, Emilia Di Martino, Jean-Yves Le Disez, Fabio Regattin, Winibert Segers About this book: The volume offers a rich overview of research in the field of translation conducted by scholars from different countries working with the English-French language pair. Creativity […]

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SJTU-PNU Peer Presentations of Research Students, 28 June 2018, Jiao Tong Baker Centre for Translation and Intercultural Studies

JTU-PNU Peer Presentations of Research Students was held on 28 June, 2018 at the Jiao Tong Baker Centre for Translation and Intercultural Studies of Shanghai Jiao Tong University. 17 PhD students in Translation Studies from Shanghai Jiao Tong University presented and Pusan National University (South Korea) presented their research findings and answered questions from peers and penal members. Presentations during […]

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[New Publication] Moorkens, Joss, Sheila Castilho and Stephen Doherty (eds.) (2018) Translation Quality Assessment

Translation Quality Assessment Edited by Joss Moorkens, Sheila Castilho and Stephen Doherty About this book: This is the first volume that brings together research and practice from academic and industry settings and a combination of human and machine translation evaluation. Its comprehensive collection of papers by leading experts in human and machine translation quality and evaluation who situate current developments […]

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[News] New Translation Funding for Arabic Literature from the Sheikh Zayed Book Award

New Translation Funding for Arabic Literature from the Sheikh Zayed Book Award by Hannah JohnsonApril 9, 2018 This year, the Sheikh Zayed Book Award is offering translation funding for literary and children’s titles that have won the award, with the goal of increasing the readership for Arabic books. Translation funding is available for literary and children’s titles that have won the […]

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[Event/News] Writing workshops support early career scholars in the Global South

Writing workshops support early career scholars in the Global South The British Academy has announced 18 writing workshops to support the development of promising early career scholars in the Global South. These workshops will bring together international journal editors with UK-based scholars and early career academics in the Global South for a series of activities to develop their skills. Focusing on academic […]

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[New Publication] ‘Ethnography in Audiovisual Translation Studies’ by Dang Li

A member of Jiao Tong Baker Centre, Dang Li’s chapter entitled ‘Ethnography in Audiovisual Translation Studies’ appeared in Luis Pérez-González (ed.) The Routledge Handbook of Audiovisual Translation, Routledge. Li, Dang (2018) ‘Ethnography in Audiovisual Translation Studies’, in Luis Pérez-González (ed.) The Routledge Handbook of Audiovisual Translation, Routledge.  

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