Irene Weber-Henking

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Irene Weber-Henking is head of the Exile:Trans research group in Lausanne and responsible for internal and national research meetings as well as the 2021 international congress in Lausanne.

Professor of Translation Studies at the University of Lausanne (Switzerland), Head of the Centre de traduction littéraire  and President of the Prix lémanique de la traduction. Since 2010, founder and director of a special programme for literary translation at Master's level in German, French, Italian, English, Spanish, Russian, Hindi, Urdu, Latin and ancient Greek.

Responsible editor of various publication series such as "Cahiers du CTL", "Poésie bilingue" and " Prix lémanique de la traduction " and author of numerous publications in the fields of the history of translation in Switzerland, the analysis and theory of literary translation since the 19th century.