PhD Research School in Linguistics and Philology

Doctoral defense for Elisabet Tiselius

We are pleased to inform that Elisabet Tiselius’s PhD thesis has been accepted for defence.

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The defence consists of two parts — trial lecture and oral defence.

Trial lecture

Time: Monday 25 November, at 16.00. Duration 45 minutes.

Place: Auditorium B, Sydneshaugen skole.

Given topic: "Discuss the concepts of 'competence' and 'expertise' in Translation & Interpreting Studies; also touch on the status of the concepts in translator and interpreter training."


Time: Tuesday 26 November, 09.30–approx. 13.00.

Place: Auditorium B, Sydneshaugen skole.

Title of the thesis: "Experience and Expertise in Conference Interpreting. An Investigation of Swedish Conference Interpreters"


First opponent: Dr. Gun-Viol Vik, University of Vaasa

Second opponent: Professor Ricardo Muñoz Martín, Universidad de Las Palmas de Gran Canaria

The committee is headed by Professor Sandra Halverson, NHH.

The defence will be chaired by associate professor Kjetil Berg Henjum, Department of Foreign Languages, University of Bergen.