University of Manchester: Interpreting Studies

InstitutionUniversity of Manchester
Department School of Arts, Languages and Cultures View department profile
Web https://www.hcri.manchester.ac.uk/
Study type Research

Summary

Our PhD Interpreting Studies programme will enable you to undertake a significant piece of original research under the supervision of our academics.

The Centre for Translation and Intercultural Studies (CTIS) at Manchester has the largest concentration of translation and interpreting studies specialists in the country and attracts visiting scholars and postgraduate students from a wide range of countries and backgrounds.

CTIS provides an excellent environment for research, organising regular scholarly events. These include a series of weekly seminars, which attract a large national audience of researchers, students and professional translators, and form an important part of students' initiation into scholarly research while offering valuable opportunities for informal contact with leading academics.

The Centre also organises two half-days of specialist research training for doctoral students every year. This training is often delivered by specialists in interpreting, such as Professor Robert Barsky of Vanderbilt University, USA, and Ebru Diriker of Bogazici University, Turkey or Michaela Wolf, University of Graz, Austria.

Recent international conferences and symposia which CTIS has organised in Manchester and in which PhD students have participated include:
- Research Models in Translation Studies II (2011);

- Citizen Media: New Mediations of Civic Engagement (2013);

- New Perspectives on Translation: Insights into the Performative and Cognitive Work of Translators (2014);

- Researching Translation in the Context of Popular Culture: Theoretical and Methodological Perspectives (2015);

- Genealogies of Knowledge: Translating Political and Scientific Thought across Time and Space (2017);

- International Postgraduate Conference in Translation and Interpreting (IPCITI) (2018).

Sponsorship info

We offer a limited number of bursaries and studentships on a competitive basis. Please note that while we do not have closing dates for programme applications, all funding competitions have a specified deadline for submitting the funding application form and a separate (earlier) deadline for submitting the online programme application form.You may also be eligible for a postgraduate loan from the government. Find out more about this and other sources of funding on the funding opportunities page.

Doctor of Philosophy - PhD

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