Dr Vilelmini Sosoni
Dr Vilelmini Sosoni is Assistant Professor (Senior Lecturer) at the Department of Foreign Languages, Translation and Interpreting at the Ionian University. She holds a BA in English Language and Linguistics from the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens (1996) a DU in Translation from the University of Strasbourg (1996) an MA in Translation (1997) as well as a PhD in Translation and Text Linguistics (2004) from the University of Surrey. She has taught Specialised Translation at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels at the University of Surrey, the University of Westminster, the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, the Institut Français d’ Athènes (IFA) and Roehampton University. She also has extensive industrial experience having worked as freelance translator, editor and subtitler, as well as in-house project manager and translator. She is founding member of the Research Group “Language and Politics”, a member of the “Centre for Research in Translation and Transcultural Studies” and a member of the editorial board for the international journals Jostrans and Intercultural and Intersemiotic Translation. Her research interests lie in the areas of the Translation of Institutional, Legal, Political and Economic Texts, Text Linguistics and Corpus Linguistics and Translation, Machine Translation (MT) and AVT. She has coordinated the project Training Action For Legal Practitioners: Linguistic Skills And Translation in EU Competition Law ans she has participated in EuropeAid projects, translator and interpreter training projects and in the the TraMOOC research project funded under H2020-ICT-2014/H2020-ICT-2014-1 (Grant Agreement number 644333). She has published articles in international journals and edited volumes. Finally, she currently participates in the Eurolect Observatory research project.