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Saturday, 11 February 2012 22:46

Translation Research Summer School 2012 (Edinburgh)

 The TRANSLATION RESEARCH SUMMER SCHOOL (TRSS), a joint initiative of three British universities, organizes an annual two-week course offering intensive research training in translation and intercultural studies for prospective researchers in the field.

The units collaborating in the Summer School are the Translation Studies Graduate Programme, School of Literatures, Languages and Cultures, at the University of Edinburgh, the Centre for Translation and Intercultural Studies at the University of Manchester, and the Centre for Intercultural Studies at University College London (UCL).



Date and Venue: 18 – 29 June 2012, Translation Studies Graduate Programme, School of Literatures, Languages and Cultures, University of Edinburgh

2012 Teaching Staff: Charlotte Bosseaux (University of Edinburgh), Sharon Deane-Cox (University of Edinburgh), Sue-Ann Harding (University of Manchester), Theo Hermans (University College London), Hephzibah Israel (University of Edinburgh), Ian Mason (Heriot-Watt University), Luis Pérez-González (University of Manchester), Şebnem Susam-Sarajeva (University of Edinburgh), Marion Winters (Heriot-Watt University), Svenja Wurm (Heriot-Watt University), Tan Zaixi  (Hong Kong Baptist University)

Invited Speaker: Dr. Dorothy Kenny (Dublin City University, Ireland)

The Summer School is open to suitably qualified students from across the world.

Candidates should normally hold the degree of Master of Arts or equivalent in a relevant subject (typically a humanities subject involving cross-cultural studies), should be proficient in English and should either have started or be actively considering research in translation and/or intercultural studies.

Contact Details: Elisabeth Mockli and Elena Sanz Ortega at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Registration: 975 GBP for sponsored students, 680 GBP for self-funded students

Application deadline:  April 30, 2012

Application for scholarships: March 5, 2012

For more details consult the Translation Research Summer School website at

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