Joseph Lambert – Lecturer in Translation Studies

Freelance Translator (FR, IT > EN), Proofreader and Editor

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  • Extensive teaching experience across Translation Studies
  • Emerging voice in the discipline, specialising in translation ethics
  • Experienced freelance translator, proofreader and editor
  • French and Italian to English – key specialist areas include academic, sports, social media and marketing translation

Get in touch to discuss any translation-related project you may have.

LambertJ3@cardiff.ac.uk – joseph@jaltranslation.com – +447863399660

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