Aristotle University of Thessaloniki for IATE: Migration
Short presentation of the project
The aim of this project was to both initiate MA students to terminology work and to contribute to the IATE term-base with well-documented and reliable terms. For this purpose, a number of textual resources and access to the internal IATE interface were offered to us by TermCoord. For each term, members of the team had to provide a solid definition and context in both English and Greek. Our final results were also discussed with experts in the fields of Migration Law and Social Anthropology.
The Aristotle University’s IATE project on migration was carried out by MA students during their second year of the Inter-Faculty Postgraduate Program in Translation. This program is offered jointly by the Schools of Philology, English, French, German and Italian Languages of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki. This MA Program is actually the only one in Greece that has received the EMT Label.
Elpida Loupaki: assistant Professor Aristotle University of Thessaloniki
Dr. Elpida Loupaki is an Assistant Professor in Descriptive Translation Studies & Terminology at the School of French of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki. She obtained her degree in French Language and Literature from the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, her Master Degree in Professional Translation from the Institut de Traducteurs d’Interprètes et de Relations Internationales at Strasbourg University and her PhD in Language and Communication from the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki. She has published several papers in the fields of Terminology Management, EU translation, News Translation as well as Translation and Ideology. She is an ECQA certified Terminology Manager (Advanced Level). She has participated in different European Research programs, such as XENIOS, Arianne, INDEX. She has coordinated several IATE projects since 2013 in cooperation with the TermCoord of the European Parliament in the domains of migration, packaging materials, civil law, etc. She is actually coordinating a terminology project in cooperation with WIPO Pearl in the domain of robotics.
Konstantions Tsitselikis, Associate Professor, University of Macedonia (Thessaloniki)
Konstantinos Tsitselikis (1967). Associate professor at the Department of Balkan, Slavic and Oriental Studies, University of Macedonia (Thessaloniki, Greece), lecturing about Human and Minority Rights and International Law. He has worked for the Council of Europe, the OSCE, the UN and the EU in Human Rights and Democratisation field missions. He is Co-director of the Series of Studies of the Research Centre of Minority Groups at Vivliorama publishers (Athens). He is author of a series of books, articles and studies on Human Rights, International Law and Minorities/Immigrants. His special research interests are immigrants in Greece and language rights, legal position of minorities/immigrants in Europe.
Eleni Sideri, Adjunct, International Hellenic University
Eleni Sideri graduated from the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Department of French Language and Literature, where she also completed a Master Degree in Sociolinguistics. Then she continued her postgraduate studies in Social Anthropology at the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS) /University of London where she completed a PhD in Social Anthropology. Her research was focused on the memories and practices of diaspora among the Greek-speaking communities of Georgia (South Caucasus). She taught at various departments, such as, SOAS, New York College – Skopje, the department of History, Archaeology and Social Anthropology, University of Thessaly. She is currently teaching at the International Hellenic University, Thessaloniki Greece, in the MA Programme on Cultural Studies of the Black Sea and she is doing a post-doctoral research among different new immigrant communities in the city of Volos (central Greece) with the aim to explore their urban memories (University of Thessaly, Dept. of History, Archaeology, Social Anthropology, DEMUCIV project).
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