Anthony Pym


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Anthony Pym is Professor of Translation and Intercultural Studies and coordinator of the Intercultural Studies Group at the Rovira i Virgili University in Tarragona, Spain. He is also President of the European Society for Translation Studies, a fellow of the Catalan Institution for Research and Advanced Studies, Visiting Researcher at the Middlebury Institute of International Studies at Monterey, and Professor Extraordinary at Stellenbosch University. In 2015 he holds the Walter Benjamin Chair at the University of Vienna.

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Recent additions to this website:

A spirited defense of empiricism in Translation Studies (and in anything else concerning the study of cultures) (2015)

Translating as risk management (2015)

Translation and economics: rational decisions, competing tongues, and measured literacy (2015)

Video interview by Outi Paloposki and Ignacio García (2014)

Charles Bally and the missing equivalents (2014)

Translating between languages (2014)

The pedagogical value of translation solution types (2014)

The medieval postmodern in Translation Studies (2014)

Risk analysis as a heuristic tool in the historiography of interpreters. For an understanding of worst practices (2014)

The case of the missing Russian translation theories (2014)

Status and technology in the professionalization of translators. Market disorder and the return of hierarchy. With David Orrego-Carmona and Esther Torres-Simón (2014)

Vinay and Darbelnet and the politics of transation solutions (2014)

The Professional Backgrounds of Translation Scholars. Report on a survey (2014)

Teorías contemporáneas de la traducción (free online book) (2012)

Exploring Translation Theories (book) (revised editon 2014)

Recent and upcoming events

Video course to accompany Exploring Translation Theories

On the founding of the International Association for Translation and Intercultural Studies (IATIS)



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