European Society for Translation Studies

Translation Committee

The Translation Committee seeks to promote translations of key research in Translation Studies by offering an biannual prize of 2000 euros to the best translation project.

Isabelle Robert (chair)
MA in English-Dutch-French Translation (Mons), PhD in Translations Studies (Antwerp). Assistant professor of French at the Department of Applied Linguistics, Translators and Interpreters, University of Antwerp. Chief Editor of Linguistica Antverpiensa New Series – New Themes in Translation Studies (LANS)


Sara Laviosa
B.A. Hons. recognized by the British Psychological Society (Open University), M.A. in English as a Second/Foreign Language (Birmingham), Ph.D. in Translation Studies (Manchester).
Associate Professor of English and Translation Studies, Department of Literatures, Languages and Arts, University of Bari Aldo Moro. Founder and Editor of Translation and Translanguaging in Multilingual Contexts.


Defeng Li
PhD (Alberta), Reader in Translation Studies, Chair of Centre for Translation Studies, School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London. President of World Interpreter and Translator Training Association (WITTA). Chief Editor, Springer New Frontiers in Translation Studies https://www.springer.com/series/11894


Douglas Robinson
Ph.D. (University of Washington, Seattle). Chair Professor of English, Arts Faculty, Hong Kong Baptist University. A “critical theorist interested in human communication as grounded in human social interaction”.


Jeremy Munday
BA (Cambridge), PGCE (Sheffield), Dip Trans (Institute of Linguists), M Ed. (Liverpool), PhD (Bradford). Professor of Translation Studies, University of Leeds. Author of the best-selling book Introducing Translation Studies.

Jimmy Ureel
MA in Applied Linguistics/Translation (English–German–Danish) from University College Antwerp (Belgium), PhD in Instructed Foreign/Second Language Acquisition, from the University of Amsterdam (Netherlands). Assistent tenure-track professor of Applied Linguistics/Translation Studies/English at the University of Antwerp (Belgium). Member of the editorial board of Linguistica Antverpiensia New Series – Themes in Translation Studies (LANS–TTS).