is the former director of CETRA, the Centre for Translation Studies at the KU Leuven. He is Chair Professor for Translation Studies at the University of Tartu (Estonia). As a Professor Extraordinary he is affiliated with Stellenbosch University (South Africa). Since 2016 he has been Vice President of EST, the European Society for Translation Studies. Together with Yves Gambier, he is the editor of the online Translation Studies Bibliography (13th release 2016) and the four volumes of the Handbook of Translation Studies (2010-13). Other recent books (co-)edited include Eurocentrism in Translation Studies (2013), The Known Unknowns of Translation Studies (2014), Interconnecting Translation Studies and Imagology (2016) and Border Crossings. Translation Studies and other Disciplines (2016). His main research interests are: journalism and translation, ideology and translation, imagology and translation, institutionalization of Translation Studies.
Expertise for tutorials during the CETRA research summer school: journalistic translation research, national and cultural images in translation, ideology in translation, institutionalization of TS