Wednesday, 11 February 2015

Post-doctoral research in translation at Bristol

The School of Modern Languages at the University of Bristol welcomes enquiries about post-doctoral research in related disciplines, including Translation Studies, from potential applicants.

A variety of schemes are available in the United Kingdom, including schemes run by the British Academy, the Leverhulme Trust and the European Commission (e.g. Marie Sklodowska-Curie Fellowships).

Specialisms within Translation Studies at the University of Bristol include literary translation across all the languages offered in the School of Modern Languages (see, for instance, here, here and here); subtitling, audiovisual translation, multilingualism in film (see e.g. here, here and here); theatre and performance; adaptation; translation in medieval French culture; translation history (see e.g. here, here, here); interpreting and mediation (especially with Chinese);

Initial enquiries for research in the School of Modern Languages may be made to Dr Carol O'Sullivan. For projects relating to theatre and performance, please contact Dr Katja Krebs in the School of Arts. Enquiries should be made well in advance of the deadline as the preparation of a competitive bid to any of these schemes is an intensive and time-consuming process. Internal university deadlines also apply. 

Please note that applicants wishing to apply to the British Academy post-doctoral fellowship scheme for research in the School of Modern Languages are required to send a draft application and CV to Professor Charles Burdett at c.f.burdett [at] *by 1 July 2015*.

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