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linguist , researcher

Svetlana Kurtes, linguist, researcher. Certified in applied linguistics, sociolonguistics, philology, translation. Scholar Cambridge Overseas Trust, Soros Foundation, 1997-1998; grantee Open Society Institute, 2000-2001.

Background

Kurtes, Svetlana was born on April 12, 1965 in Vrsac, Yugoslavia. Daughter of Borivoj and Bojana (Skendzic) Kurtes.

Education

Bachelor, University Belgrade, 1988. Master of Arts, University Belgrade, 1991. Master of Philosophy, University Cambridge, England, 1998.

Career

Teacher English as a Foreign Language University Belgrade, 1991-1993, lecturer, 1994-1997. Library assistant University Cambridge Language Centre, since 1998.

Achievements

  • Certified in applied linguistics, sociolonguistics, philology, translation.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to professional journals. Contributor to On the English Language, 1999.

Membership

Member Linguistics Association Great Britain, British Federation Women Graduates, British Association for Slavonic and East European Studies, Cambridge Association of British Federation of Women Graduates (co-president since 2002).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Art, drama, music.

Connections

father:
Borivoj Kurtes

mother:
Bojana (Skendzic) Kurtes