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NAME

Fernando

SURNAME

Ferreira Alves

STATUS

University

CATEGORY

Vocational and Educational Training

MAIN LOCATION

Braga

COUNTRY

Portugal

POSTAL FULL ADDRESS

Universidade do Minho Campus de Gualtar 4710-057 Braga

CONTACT LANGUAGES(S)

English

YOUR DESCRIPTION LANGUAGE(S)

Portuguese

INFO IN ENGLISH

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Fernando Ferreira Alves is an Assistant Professor at the University of Minho, Portugal, and course director of the undergraduate degree in Applied Languages (LA). Currently teaching Specialised Translation, Localisation and Project Management both at undergraduate and post-graduate level, and also in charge of the coordination and professionalisation issues associated with work traineeships. He holds a PhD in Translation Studies (Sociolinguistics). He is also a professional translator and head of the translation/interpreting division of BabeliUM, the University of Minho’s language centre. He is a scientific advisor on the journal Confluências – Revista de Tradução Científica e Técnica, in the fields of Translation and Engineering Studies. Part of his current research involves the notions of translator training, sociology of translation, professionalisation, ergonomics, identity, ethical and socio-professional issues as applied to the language industry.
 

INFO IN PORTUGUESE

Fernando Ferreira Alves
Professor auxiliar do Departamento de Estudos Ingleses e Norte-Americanos (DEINA-ILCH) da UMinho. 
Doutorado em Ciências da Linguagem (Sociolinguística) pela Universidade do Minho.
Tradutor, investigador e docente no âmbito dos Estudos de Tradução. 
Vogal da Direção do BabeliUM – Centro de Línguas da Universidade do Minho. 
Diretor do curso de Línguas Aplicadas (LA) e presidente do Conselho Nacional de Tradução (CNT).
 
 
 

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