Dra. Mireia Vargas Urpi

                                                                                                                                                                                    

Contacte: mireia.vargas@uab.cat 
Web personal: http://pagines.uab.cat/mireia_vu
Autora del bloc: http://goutongcomunicar.blogspot.com.es/  Bloc sobre la comunicació als serveis públics amb els xinesos que viuen a Catalunya, amb enllaços i recursos per a traductors i intèrprets als serveis públics i mediadors interculturals.


Serra Húnter fellow at the Department of Translation, Interpreting and East Asian Studies of the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona. PhD in Translation and Intercultural Studies by the UAB, MA in Professional Chinese-Spanish Translation and Interpreting, MA in Research in Contemporary East Asia, BA in Translation and Interpreting (English and Chinese) (UAB). She lectures Chinese at the Degree in Translation and Interpreting and at the Degree in East Asian Studies, and she also teaches Mediation and Liaison Interpreting at the MA in Translation, Interpreting and Intercultural Studies (UAB).

She is member of the research groups MIRAS and TXICC. She is the PI of the project “Young natural interpreters: child language brokering in schools, social services and healthcare” (2019-2021; RTI2018-098566-A-I00) and both with Marta Arumí coordinate «Empowering Young Language Brokers for Inclusion in Diversity» (2020-2021) the Strategic Partnership, co-funded by the Erasmus plus programme.

Relevant publications:
Arumí, Marta; Vargas Urpi, Mireia (2017). Strategies in public service interpreting: a roleplay study of Chinese-Spanish/Catalan interactions. Interpreting, vol. 19, n. 1, 119-142.
Vargas-Urpi, Mireia (2012). State of the Art in Community Interpreting Research. Mapping the main research topics. Babel, vol. 58, n. 1, p. 50-72.
― (2013). Coping with nonverbal communication in public service interpreting with Chinese immigrants. Journal of Intercultural Communication Research, vol. 42, n. 4, 340-360.
― (2016). Problems and strategies in public service interpreting as perceived by a sample of Chinese-Catalan/Spanish interpreters. Perspectives: Studies in Translatology, vol. 24, n. 4, p. 666-678.
― (2017). Court Interpreting as a Shared Responsibility: Judges and Lawyers in a Corpus of Interpreted Criminal Proceedings. Revista Canaria de Estudios Ingleses, n. 75, 139-154. https://riull.ull.es/xmlui/handle/915/6970

Website: https://www.upf.edu/web/mireia-vargas-urpi
E-mail: mireia.vargas@upf.edu

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