Wojciech Figiel has recently completed his PhD thesis on translators and interpreters with visual impairments. In addition to being an active translator and interpreter (his working languages are English and Spanish), he is the first Polish blind respeaker. He was awarded a grant from the National Centre of Science, and he has also participated in numerous research projects, including on respeaking. His academic interests include, but are not limited to, sociology of translation, disability studies, accessibility and audiovisual translation.



Universidade de Vigo Facultade de Filoloxía e Tradución | Despacho Newton 5 | Campus de Vigo As Lagoas | Ctra. de Marcosende | 36310 Vigo (España)
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