Education in different fields of translation studies


Master in translation Dutch (native), English and Russian, Erasmushogeschool Brussels, 1998 Thesis: De relaties tussen Amerika en Rusland: translation from English to Dutch of a fragment of the book American-Soviet Relations, a book by Peter Boyle, provided with an introduction and comments. Linguistic traineeships at Minsk State Linguistic University, Belarus and Plekhanov Academy of Economic Studies, Moscow, Russia


Master in interpreting Dutch (native), English and Russian, Vlekho Brussels, 2006 Thesis: Het internationaal imago van Rusland: Strategie en vormgeving: translation from Russian to Dutch of a fragment of the book The international image of Russia : strategy and formation by E. A. Galumov, provided with an introduction and comments.

Literary translation

  Postgraduate studies in Literary translation at KU Leuven, 2018 Thesis: De liefde en zo veel meer. Een novelle van Daniil Granin. Translation from Russian to Dutch of three fragments, provided with an introduction and reflection. Translation project: als een boek een slotje heeft, is dat meestal niet voor niets, toch. Translation from English to Dutch of the short story ‘If a book is locked there’s probably a good reason for that don’t you think’ by Helen Oyeyemi.

Extra training courses and workshops

  • Literary translation from English to Dutch, workshops at Vertalersvakschool Amsterdam/Antwerp, 2019
  • Workshops in literary translation from English to Dutch, Vertaaldagen Amsterdam 2016, 2017, 2018 and 2019, Passa Porta Brussels 2018, comic strip translations, Brussels 2018, Intensive course Expertisecentrum Literair Vertalen Antwerp & Utrecht 2018
  • Winter and en summer school with subjects such as ‘Russiant Avant-garde’, ‘An initiation into Russian language and culture’ and ‘Russian literature and painting’, Centre for Russian Studies (KU Leuven), 2015-2017

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