Conversation with Translator Aai Prins (KU Leuven)

On Thursday, October 28, 2021, the Center for Russian Studies (KU Leuven) welcomes Aai Prins, award-winning literary translator from Russian. She translated dozens of books, including classics such as Gogol, Chekhov, Bulgakov and Pasternak. In 2019 she won the Dutch Foundation for Literature Translation Award, not only for the high quality of her translations, but also for her commitment as a cultural ambassador. During the conversation with Aai Prins, moderator Pieter Boulogne, lecturer in Russian literature at KU Leuven, will discuss her vision of translation and mediatorial role as a translator, culture-specific elements and the evolving translation culture.

This event is organized in collaboration with the Master in Literary Translation (KU Leuven).

More information & registration on the website.

Translation Studies predoctoral research position

The Department of Translation, Interpreting and Communication (Ghent University) has a vacancy for a fully-funded four-year position as a doctoral researcher on a project at the intersection of translation studies and Romantic/long-19th-century studies. Research will be conducted under the supervision of Prof. Brecht de Groote. For more information and details of the online application process please visit the e-recruitment page.