Translation Research Summer School

Dates: 18-29 June 2012 ; Venue: Translation Studies Graduate Programme, University of Edinburgh (U.K.)

The TRANSLATION RESEARCH SUMMER SCHOOL (TRSS) is a joint initiative of three British universities (University of Manchester, University of Edinburgh, and University College London) and the Hong Kong Baptist University. Every year TRSS organizes summer schools in the UK and in Hong Kong, offering intensive research training in translation and intercultural studies for prospective researchers in the field.

Specialist theme for TRSS UK 2012: Impact of Technology on Translation and Interpreting Research. Other modules include:
Theoretical Approaches to Translation Studies
Research Methods in Translation Studies
Research Design & Dynamics

Description:  The Summer School syllabus is delivered through lectures, seminars and small-group tutorials by core TRSS staff from the partner institutions and invited colleagues. TRSS UK 2012 is delighted to announce that its guest lecture will be delivered by Dr Dorothy Kenny, Dublin City University. Dr Kenny will also offer a research methodology seminar and tutorials.

Applicants to the Summer School should normally hold the degree of Master of Arts or equivalent, in a relevant subject, should be proficient in English and should either have started or be actively considering research in translation and/or intercultural studies.

Registration fees: 975 GBP for sponsored students, 680 GBP for self-funded students. Early application deadline: 16 January 2012 (to facilitate funding/visa applications). Second application deadline: 30 April 2012

More details on course content and application procedures can be found on the Translation Research Summer School website at  For more information, please contact Luis Perez-Gonzalez at


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Erica Mena is a Puerto Rican poet, translator, and book artist. Pronouns: they/them.
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