Edward Clay

Edward Clay

Department of Modern Languages
Doctoral researcher

Contact details

Address
University of Birmingham
Edgbaston
Birmingham
B15 2TT
UK

PhD Title: Understanding Translation as a Site of Contact-Induced Language Change in the Field of Migration 

Supervisors: Dr Sofia Malamatidou and Dr Aleksandra Cavoski

Qualifications

  • BA/Hons French and Linguistics 1st Class (University of Sheffield)
  • MA with Distinction in Translation and Interpreting (University of Bath)

Biography

I am a Wolfson Postgraduate Scholar with an educational background in modern languages and linguistics. I have spent a number of years working as a freelance translator from French and Italian to English.

Research

My research examines the role of translation in language change, specifically focusing on the language used around the topic of migration and adopts an interdisciplinary approach encompassing translation, linguistics, corpus-based research methods and law.