Nike K. Pokorn



Nike K. Pokorn is Professor in Translation Studies at the Department of Translation, University of Ljubljana, Slovenia, where she currently serves as the Director of Doctoral Studies in TS. Her research interests include translation and censorship, directionality in translation and public-service interpreting and translation. She was a member of the European Master's in Translation (EMT) Expert Group appointed by the Directorate General for Translation at the European Commission that was responsible for setting up the EMT network and creating the EMT competences document. She won the European Society for Translation Studies Award for her doctoral thesis, and served two terms on the board of EST – European Society for Translation Studies, and two terms on the board of EMT – European Master’s in Translation Network. She is the author of Challenging the Traditional Axioms: Translation into a non-mother tongue, (Amsterdam and Philadelphia 2005) and Post-socialist translation practices (Amsterdam and Philadelphia 2012), and the editor of Why Translation Studies Matters with Daniel Gile and Gyde Hansen (Amsterdam and Philadelphia 2010). Currently, she is a director of International Doctorate in Translation Studies (ID-TS) network (