is professor of translation studies and intercultural German studies at the Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz in Germersheim. She studied translation, interpreting and theoretical linguistics at the Boğaziçi University in Istanbul and gained her doctorate from the Ruprecht Karls University of Heidelberg in 2006.
Her research focuses on the areas of translation theory, deconstruction and translation, the politics of translation, and migration and translation. She has also published on the role of translation and translation studies within arts and humanities. Dizdar is a member of the Gutenberg Research College<http://www.gfk.uni-mainz.de/eng/ and the deputy director of the interdisciplinary research platform the Centre for Intercultural Studies at the University of Mainz. Currently she is also the vice dean of the Faculty of Translation Studies, Linguistics and Cultural Studies of Mainz University. For her work in the area of translation studies, she was honoured by the Mainz Academy of Sciences and Literature with the Colloquia Academica prize in 2009.
Expertise for tutorials during the CETRA research summer school: Epistemological and conceptual issues, theory, interdisciplinarity, politics of translation and interpretation, deconstruction, functional approaches, sociological approaches