Friday, April 9, 2010

Translation Research Summer School - UCL - June 2010

Translation Research Summer School (TRSS), June 2010

We invite applications for the TRANSLATION RESEARCH SUMMER SCHOOL (TRSS) 2010, to be
held in London in June 2010. This annual two-week course offers intensive research training in translation and intercultural studies for prospective researchers in the field. For more information, please see below and visit the TRSS website. The deadline for applications is 30 April 2010.

Date and Venue: 14-25 June 2010, Centre for Intercultural Studies, University College London (UCL)

2010 Teaching Staff:
Mona Baker (University of Manchester)
Morven Beaton-Thome (University of Manchester)
Charlotte Bosseaux (University of Edinburgh)
Geraldine Brodie (University College London)
Jorge Díaz-Cintas (Imperial College)
Theo Hermans (University College London)
Moira Inghilleri (University College London)
Hephzibah Israel (London)
Jeremy Munday (University of Leeds)
Nana Sato-Rossberg (Ritsumeikan Univeristy, Kyoto)
Karen Seago (City University, London)
Christopher Stone (University College London)
Sebnem Susam-Sarajeva (University of Edinburgh)
Yau Wai-ping (Hong Kong Baptist University)

Invited speaker: Dilek Dizdar (University of Mainz ; Bogaziçi University, Istanbul)

Syllabus: The syllabus consists of four modules of four sessions each, plus a public lecture and private seminar by the invited speaker. In addition, students attend small-group tutorials and present their own work. Modules: Research Design and Dynamics; Theoretical Approaches; Research Methods; 2010 specialist module: Translation and Values.

Eligibility: 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

Application deadline: 30 April 2010

Tuition fee: 975 GBP for sponsored students; 680 GBP for self-funded students

Contact: Dorota Goluch,

University College London (UCL) is located in the Bloomsbury area of central London, a few minutes' walk from the British Museum and the British Library.

TRSS (UK) is a joint initiative of three British universities: the Centre for Intercultural Studies at University College London (UCL), the Centre for Translation and Intercultural Studies at the University of Manchester, and the Translation Studies Graduate Programme in the School of Literatures, Languages and Cultures at the University of Edinburgh. TRSS (UK) works closely with TRSS (HK), which is based at Hong Kong Baptist University.