For any of you considering going on to a PhD in Translation Studies, this is a good programme which Portsmouth students have found rewarding in the past:
Translation Research Summer School (TRSS), June 2010
The TRANSLATION RESEARCH SUMMER SCHOOL (TRSS UK) organizes an annual two-week course offering intensive research training in translation and intercultural studies for prospective researchers in the field. The next session will be held in London in June 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)
Şebnem Susam-Sarajeva (University of Edinburgh)
Yau Wai-ping (Hong Kong Baptist University)
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 studies.
Application deadline: 30 April 2010
Tuition fee: 975 GBP for sponsored students; 680 GBP for self-funded students
Scholarships: Two full scholarships are available. See the TRSS website for details (eligibility and criteria; scholarship application deadline; application form).
Contact: Dorota Goluch, firstname.lastname@example.org