Henry Jones

Email: henry.jones@postgrad.manchester.ac.uk

Previous education

  • MA in Translation and Interpreting Studies, University of Manchester
  • BA in French Studies, University of Sheffield

Thesis title

Wikipedia, Translation and the City: A narrative analysis of the representation and translational re-presentation of British cities within the multilingual on-line encyclopedia project.

Supervisors

Dr. Luis Pérez-González (Main supervisor); Dr. Maeve Olohan (Second supervisor).

Research summary

My research explores the role played by Wikipedia’s volunteer translators in representing British cities within the global information flows of the World Wide Web.

Research interests

  • Digital technologies
  • Cross-cultural studies
  • Translation
  • Narrative
  • Cities