Dr. Josélia Neves
Associate Dean for Social Engagement and Access and Professor at the Translation and Interpreting Institute (TII) and the College of Humanities and Social Sciences at Hamad Bin Khalifa University (HBKU)
Dr. Josélia Neves is the Associate Dean for Social Engagement and Access and Professor at the Translation and Interpreting Institute (TII) and the College of Humanities and Social Sciences at Hamad Bin Khalifa University (HBKU). Her expertise and research interests lie in translation studies, audiovisual translation, and multisensory communication.
Dr. Neves started her career as a language teacher but soon moved on to teaching in the domain of Translation Studies and Audiovisual Translation. Parallel to her teaching activities, she has worked as a freelance translator to keep abreast of the developments and requirements of the field.
Dr. Neves has led a number of research projects with partners in the media, museums and cultural venues, the performing arts and education. Her special interest lies in developing action research projects that contribute towards making communication environments accessible to all.
While working in Qatar, she continues to collaborate with European universities, both as a visiting professor and a researcher. She is a member of the TransMedia Research Group and a board member of the European Association for Studies in Screen Translation.
Dr. Josélia Neves has a degree in Modern Languages and Literatures, an MA in English Studies, a PhD in Translation Studies, with a dissertation on subtitling for the deaf and the hard of hearing.