Dr Wine Tesseur

Biography

Dr Wine Tesseur is a Marie Skłodowska-Curie and Irish Research Council postdoctoral Fellow in the School of Applied Language and Intercultural Studies. She holds a CAROLINE fellowship to work with the NGO GOAL on her project ‘Translation as Empowerment: Translation as a contributor to human rights in the Global South‘, under the mentorship of Professor Sharon O’Brien. Previously, she was a postdoctoral researcher at the University of Reading on the AHRC-funded project ‘The Listening Zones of NGOs: Languages and cultural knowledge in development programmes’ (2015–18) led by Professor Hilary Footitt (University of Reading). Her doctoral work dealt with translation policies and practices in Amnesty International (Aston University, 2015).

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