Dr Muhsina Alleesaib
University of Mauritius, Mauritius

Research interests: Mauritian Creole, Comparative Syntax, Semantic and Pragmatic Effects of Syntactic Structure

Prof Nancy Kula
University of Essex, UK
Professor of Linguistics

Research interests: Phonological Theory, Morpho-phonology, Prosodic/Phrasal phonology, Second Language Phonology, Phonology-Syntax interface, Bantu Languages

Dr Caroline Mangerel

Research interests:Translation Studies, Semiotics, Intersemiotic Translation, Cultural Semiotics

Prof Reine Meylaerts
KU Leuven, Belgium
Professor of Comparative Literature and Translation Studies

Research interests: Translation Policy, Intercultural Mediation, Transfer in Multilingual Cultures, Past and Present

Prof Christiane Nord
Professor for Translation Studies

Research interests: translator training, theoretical, methodological and pedagogical aspects of "functionalism" in translation


David Orrego-Carmona
Lecturer in Translation Studies - Aston University

Research interests: audiovisual translation, translator training, translation sociology, collaborative translation, translation technologies, translation process research, translation theory, and reception of translations

Prof João Queiroz
Federal University of Juiz de Fora, Brazil
Professor at the Institute of Arts and Design

Research interests: Cognitive Semiotics, Cognitive Aesthetics, Peirce's Philosophy and Intermedial Studies

Prof Roberto Valdeón
University of Oviedo, Spain
Department of Anglo-Germanic and French Philology

Research interests: Journalistic translation, History of Translation, Information, Press, Mass Media


Rovena Troqe

Rovena Troqe is research fellow at the University of the Free State (South Africa) and lecturer at the University of Geneva (Switzerland). She has been studying the translation product and process from a generative semiotic perspective. She is the author of book Traduttologia e semiotica generativa. Per un nuovo approccio interdisciplinare (Translation studies and generative semiotics, a new interdisciplinary approach) and her work has appeared in Semiotica, TTR, Signata, The Translator and Actes sémiotiques, among others. Her current research interests include translation studies applied, intercultural communication and community translation.


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