Luis Pérez González, Centre for Translation & Cultural Studies, University of Manchester, UK
Luis Pérez González is a Senior Lecturer in Translation Studies at the Centre for Translation and Intercultural Studies, University of Manchester, where he teaches screen translation, cross-cultural pragmatics and interpreting.
He has published in the fields of audiovisual translation, systemic functional linguistics and forensic linguistics and supervises doctoral research in the fields of audiovisual translation, multimodal communication and interpreting studies. He is Features Editor of The Interpreter and Translator Trainer, an international refereed by St Jerome and is currently guest editing a special issue of the Journal of Language and Politics (John Benjamins) on Translation and the Genealogy of Conflict. A freelance translator for international organisations since 1995, he has recently acted as a consultant for the European Agency for Reconstruction in the development of translation and interpreter training programmes and translation certification mechanisms in Eastern Europe.