is professor of Francophone literature and of translation studies at KU Leuven. He has published extensively on French and Francophone literatures of the 19th and 20th centuries and on the history of translation. He is a member of the editorial board of Target. International Journal of Translation Studies, co-director of a series “Traductologie” at “Artois Presses Université ” (France). He is also a member of the Academia Europaea (Cambridge). His actual research topics cover the relations between translation and transfer, theory and practice of translation historiography, 19th century European translation policies. Among his recent publications: Histoire des traductions en langue française. XIXe siècle (co-authered, Paris: Verdier, 2012). – Avatars de Janus. Essais d’histoire de la traduction (Paris: Classiques Garnier, 2014).
Expertise for tutorials during the CETRA research summer school: translation history, translation analysis, transfer studies