STING events

STING: Swansea Translation and Interpreting Group (part of the Language Research Centre)                Short link for this page:

Regular events: discussions and short presentations by students, staff and visitors, in a convivial atmosphere, on research topics related to translation/interpreting.


  • Tuesday 25 February 2020, 11am, Fulton House Seminar 6. Sarah Daniel (PhD student) presents: ‘Students vs Machines: Strategic differences between trainee translators and machine translation when dealing with metaphorical expressions’

  • Weds 4 March 2020 POSTPONED, 2pm-4.30pm, James Callaghan B-04: ‘Becoming a Professional Translator’. A training seminar for students, with Silke Lührmann and Dr Katharina Hall: translators, editors, teachers and researchers

  • Thursday 5 March at 2:00 in Keir Hardie room 230: Sami Aldroushi (MA student here at Swansea U, and a civilian officer in the Royal Army of Oman) presents: Being a Translator in the Ministry of Defence.



You can find the list of the previous meetings here.

Wednesday 11th Dec 2019, 2-3 pm, Keir Hardie room 230

Dr Lucas Nunes Vieira (Director of Translation Studies, University of Bristol): “Translators, automation and why ‘post-editing’ is not the same activity anymore”



January and May 2019: workshops on Computer-Assisted Literary Translation. Details here.


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Collaboration: Leiden Translation