Members of the Transcult.com Research Group

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Univ.-Prof. Mag. Dr. Cornelia Zwischenberger / Head of Transcult.com

Cornelia Zwischenberger is Professor in Transcultural Communication at the Centre for Translation Studies at the University of Vienna. Prior to her appointment as professor at the University of Vienna in March 2020, Cornelia Zwischenberger held a professorship in Translation Studies at the University of Graz in Austria. Professor Zwischenberger has published numerous contributions on both Translation and Interpreting Studies. She is co-editor of the scholarly book series Transkulturalität – Translation – Transfer, published by Frank & Timme in Berlin.

Cornelia Zwischenberger’s current research focuses on the use of the translation concept beyond Translation Studies from a transdisciplinary/transcultural perspective and on online collaborative translation as a prototypical form of transcultural communication. She is the leader of the research group Transcult.com. Professor Zwischenberger’s current research also revolves around scientific‑theoretical questions such as the use of the appropriate concepts to narrate the evolution of the Translation Studies discipline.

cornelia.zwischenberger@univie.ac.at


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Leandra Sitte, BA MA

Leandra Sitte holds a BA in Transcultural Communication and an MA in Translation from the University of Vienna and is currently working as a research assistant at the Centre for Translation Studies in Vienna. Her research interests include the impact of online collaborative translation on the translation profession, especially the use of translation crowdsourcing in professional settings and its ethical implications. In her PhD thesis, she aims to shed light on the design and role of translation platforms and to explore their usefulness and drawbacks for translators.

leandra.sitte@univie.ac.at


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Blanca Juan Gómez, MA

A graduate of Translation and Interpreting from the University of Salamanca, Blanca Juan Gómez holds an MA in Comparative Literature from the University of Vienna. She is currently working as a research assistant at the Centre for Translation Studies in Vienna. Her research interests include cultural and translation theory and the role transference plays in literary and cultural history in Spanish-speaking contexts. In her PhD thesis, she analyses Beatriz Sarlo’s uses of the translation concept in her cultural analyses and how this interrelates with translation practice.

blanca.juan.gomez@univie.ac.at


Marie Theres Tschurtschenthaler, BEd BA

Student Assistant

marie.theres.tschurtschenthaler@univie.ac.at


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