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. Member of the Editorial Board of Linguistica Antverpiensa.

Riitta Jääskeläinen
PhD in English (Translation and Interpreting), University of Joensuu, Savonlinna School of Translation Studies, Finland
Professor of English (Translation and Interpreting), University of Eastern Finland

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”.

Birgitta Englund Dimitrova
Ph.D. in Slavic linguistics, Associate Professor in Bilingualism; Professor Emerita in Translation Studies at the Institute for Interpreting and Translation Studies, Department of Swedish Language and Multilingualism, Stockholm Stockholm University.

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 (external advisor)
PhD (Alberta), Reader in Translation Studies, Chair of Centre for Translation Studies, School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London.

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