Saturday, 6 June 2015

Doctoral seminar: Practice-led research in translation, Bristol, 23 June 2015

We are delighted to announce our final translation event at Bristol for this year, which is a doctoral seminar on practice-led research. The emphasis is on translation studies, but the event should also be of interest to PhD researchers and their supervisors in other areas of the Arts and Humanities.

Translation@Bristol presents:

Doctoral seminar: Practice-led Research in Translation 

23 June 2015


Lecture Theatre 3

Arts Complex, 17 Woodland Road, Bristol BS8 1UP

(access for external visitors via 3-5 Woodland Road)


2.15    Welcome and opening remarks

2.30    Round table on practice-led research in the Arts and Humanities:

     Dr Katja Krebs, Senior Lecturer in Theatre and   Performance, University of Bristol

     Simon Jones, Professor of Performance, University of Bristol

     Dr. Chantal Wright, Assistant Professor of Translation as a Literary Practice, University of Warwick

     Dr. Angela Piccini, Senior Lecturer in Screen Media, University of Bristol               

3.45    Coffee break

4.15    Keynote lecture:

           Professor Jean Boase-Beier, University of East Anglia

            Theory and Practice in Translation Studies Research”

5.15    Final questions and remarks

5.30    Wine and mingling


Speaker bio: Professor Boase-Beier taught Literary Translation, Linguistics, German and Stylistics at UEA since 1991 and set up UEA's MA in Literary Translation in 1993. An Executive Committee member of the British Comparative Literature Association, member of the Advisory Panel of the British Centre for Literary Translation,  and former Executive Committee member of the Translators Association, she is also a translator between German and English and the editor of the Visible Poets series of bilingual poetry books (Arc Publications). 

The event is free and all are welcome. 

For further details, please contact carol.osullivan[at]