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.

Recent additions to this website:

West enters East: A strange case of unequal equivalences in Soviet translation theory, with Nune Ayvazyan (2015). With online discussion here.

Translating as risk management (2015)

Johnnies and Mehmets. Take two (2015)

Designing a course in Translation Studies to respond to students’ questions, with Esther Torres-Simón (2015)

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

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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