Wednesday, 07 February 2018 10:27

Bursary Results

There were nine candidates for the three bursaries offered for the IATIS Hong Kong conference. After deliberation, the Conference Bursary Committee decided to award the bursaries to:


Enoch Sebuyungo: Lecturer, Makerere University, Uganda. "A Sociolinguistic and Pragmatic Approach in Assessing Translation Quality. Translating Administrative Documents from French to English for a Ugandan Audience", Panel No: 3-ii `Assessing and Evaluating Translator and Translation Quality: Empirical Approaches for Commercial and Pedagogical Purposes’ 

Enoch is setting up a Centre for Translation Studies at Makerere Univ., Uganda, where, as yet, there is no formalised training in Translating or Translation Studies.


Rindon Kundu: Senior Research Fellow at the Department of Comparative Literature, Jadavpur University, India. “Translator as the Gardener: Employing Organic Metaphor in the Theatre Adaptations of Brecht by Ajitesh Bandyopadhyay”, Panel No: 5 ‘Translation and International Theatre’

Rindon is a translator and teacher of Translation Studies, currently carrying out his Ph.D. in the area of "eco-translatology" in Theatre Studies.


Khetam Al Sharou: Ph.D. student, UCL, Syria. "Professionals, Non-professionals, Citizens and the Definition of Roles", Panel No: 7 `Crisis Communication and Translation’

Khetam is a Syrian exile doing her Ph. D. on machine translation at University College, London, and is also working with translation and integration, the theme of her presentation.


During the selection process, we prioritised those beginning their academic careers and opted for candidates from different geographical areas and different areas of research.

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