Professional Issues and Prospects
Edited By Anabel Borja Albi and Fernando Prieto Ramos
Notes on Contributors
Co-Editors Anabel BORJA ALBI is a sworn of ficial translator appointed by the Spanish Ministry of Foreign Af fairs and has worked as an in-house and freelance translator for publishers, multinational companies, law firms, notaries and the Spanish Courts of Justice. Originally trained as a linguist (BA in Anglo- German Studies), she gained her PhD in Translation from the Autonomous University of Barcelona, a Master’s Degree in Business Law from the University of Valencia and a Diploma in International Commerce from the Centro de Estudios Internacionales de Madrid. She currently teaches legal translation at Jaume I University (Spain), where she co-ordinates the legal section of the GENTT research group in Specialized Translation. She also teaches legal translation at postgraduate level at dif ferent univer- sities, and has been invited to participate as keynote speaker at a number of conferences and seminars on legal translation. Her interests include the comparative analysis and classification of legal texts through the use of electronic corpora based on the concept of genre; genre convention analysis; contrastive textology and comparative law for legal translation research; and legal translation teaching strategies. She is involved in several cross-disciplinary projects funded by the Spanish Ministry of Science and Technology and the EU, including an ‘Expert Knowledge Management System Project for Legal Translation’ (FFI2009–08531, to be applied in the Spanish Courts of Justice), and a Virtual Campus project for the teaching of legal translation. She has published widely in the field of legal transla- tion and legal genre analysis....
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