Universitat Rovira i Virgili

Members of the Intercultural Studies Group


Nune Ayvazyan holds a doctorate in Translation Studies from the Universitat Rovira i Virgili (URV). She is currently a lecturer (lectora) at the Universitat Rovira i Virgili, where she teaches in the Department of English and German Studies and is coordinator of the Masters in Professional Translation. She holds a BA in English Studies from the URV and an MA in Translation Studies from the Universitat Pompeu Fabra. Her current research interests are in the teaching of foreign languages through translation and multilingualism in minority communities. She also participates in projects run by the research group Social and Organizational Analysis. ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0001-7515-2437

Anthony Pym is Professor of Translation and Intercultural Studies at the Universitat Rovira i Virgili. He was President of the European Society for Translation Studies from 2010 to 2016. He works on sociological approaches to translation and intercultural relations. He holds a doctorate in Sociology from the École des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales, Paris. His publications include Translation and Text Transfer (1992), Epistemological Problems in Translation and its Teaching (1993), Pour une éthique du traducteur (1997), Method in Translation History (1998), Negotiating the Frontier: Translators and Intercultures in Hispanic History (2000), The Moving Text: Translation, Localization, and Distribution (2004), Exploring Translation Theories (2010/2014) and Translation Solutions for Many Languages (2016). He also participates in projects run by the research group Social and Organizational Analysis. ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-9440-0886

Arturo Gándara Rossi is a doctoral student at the Universitat Rovira i Virgili, working on translation policy for international aid in Central America. He holds a BA in Technical Engineering from the International University of Catalonia (2007) and Masters degrees in Business Administration, Occupational Health and Safety, and Professional Translation, all from the Universitat Rovira i Virgili.