Meet our team


CETRA is an initiative of the research unit Translation Studies, which is a part of the KU Leuven Arts Faculty (Belgium). However, our team members come from various departments, faculties and universities, spread over different countries and even continents. What binds us together, is our will to stimulate the international scholarly debate on translation. We invite you to learn more about our goals and regulations by reading our mission statement and statutes.

Our director

Our other board members

Our administrative coordinator

Our 2019 Summer School staff includes our board members, as well as

Our steering committee includes our board members, as well as

Our honorary chairman

Our alumni coordinator 

Our research members include our board members and steering board members, as well as

The Board of CETRA has decided to welcome associated research members, affiliated with other universities than KU Leuven. Please contact our director for more information

Our former Summer School staff members

  • Andrew Chesterman (University of Helsinki, Finland)
  • Peter Flynn (KU Leuven, staff member from 2008 until 2016)
  • Yves Gambier (University of Turku, Finland, staff member from 1997 to 2018)
  • Arnt Lykke Jakobsen (Copenhagen Business School, Denmark)
  • Anthony Pym (Rovira i Virgili University, until 2011)

Our visiting and international scholars (in reversed chronological order)

  • Imam Benammar (Mohamed Seddik Ben Yahia university, Algeria, August-September 2019)
  • Jianfeng Jiang (Beijing Foreign Studies University, November 2018 – November 2019)
  • Miao Li (Shanghai Jiao Tong University, September 2017 – September 2018)
  • Fruzsina Kovács (Pázmány Péter Catholic University, September 2017 – January 2018)
  • Brian Baer (Kent State University, Ohio, USA; October-November 2016)
  • Ilse Feinauer (Stellenbosch University, South Africa; October-November 2016)
  • Ivana Calciano (Universität Mainz-Germersheim, October – December 2015)
  • Michael Cronin (Dublin City University, April – May 2015)
  • Mi Zhang (1 October 2015 – 30 September 2016)
  • Zelina Beato (15 July 2012 – 15 September 2013)
  • Lucile Davier (1 October 2012 – 30 September 2013)
  • Marco Paone (30 November 2012 – 31 January 2013)

If you would like to become a visiting scholar, an international scholar or an (associated) research member of CETRA, please contact the administrative coordinator or the director.