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Linguistics educator

Christina Schaeffner, German linguistics educator. Member Town Twinning Committee, Birmingham, since 1993. Fellow Institute Linguists; member European Society for Translation Studies, Society Language in Politics, German Society for Applied Linguistics.

Background

Schaeffner, Christina was born on July 29, 1950 in Schlotheim, Thuringia, Germany. Daughter of Walter and Gerta (Lang) Schaeffner.

Education

Diploma, University Leipzig, Germany, 1973. Doctor of Philisophy, University Leipzig, Germany, 1977.

Career

Teaching assistant University Leipzig, Germany, 1976-1978, junior lecturer Germany, 1978-1982. Head research team Saxon Academy Arts and Sciences, Leipzig, 1982-1992. Lecturer Aston University, Birmingham, England, 1992-1999, senior lecturer England, since 1999, co-director Institute Study Language and Society England, since 1996.

Works

  • book

  • Other Work

    • Co-editor: (with Albrecht Neubert) Politischer Wortschatz in textueller Sicht, 1986, (with Christiane Villain-Gandossi, Klaus Bochmann, Michael Metzeltin) The Concept of Europe in the process of Commission on Security and Cooperation in Europe, 1990, (with Anita Wenden) Language and Peace, 1995, (with Andreas Musolff, Michael Townson) Conceiving of Europe - Diversity in Unity, 1996, (with Helen Kelly-Holmes) Cultural Functions of Translation, 1995, Discourse and Ideologies, 1996, (with Beverly Adab) Developing Translation Competence, 2000. Editor: Gibt es eine prototypische Wortschatzbeschreibung? Eine Problemdiskussion, 1990, Translation and Quality, 1998, Translation and Norms, 1999, Analysing Political Speeches, 1997. Translation in the Global Village, 2000.

Membership

Member Town Twinning Committee, Birmingham, since 1993. Fellow Institute Linguists. Member European Society for Translation Studies, Society Language in Politics, German Society for Applied Linguistics.

Connections

father:
Walter Schaeffner

mother:
Gerta (Lang) Schaeffner