Dr Kelly Pasmatzi
Κολέγιο CITY College
Main Campus, Thessaloniki, Greece
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Dr Kelly Pasmatzi

Assistant Professor, Humanities Department

Academic Position
Assistant Professor, Humanities Department
Departmental Research Director
HumD Research Ethics Coordinator
Deputy Director of PhD Programme, SEERC
Academic Qualifications

BA in English Philology, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki

MA in Translation and Intercultural Studies, CTIS, The University of Manchester

PhD in Translation and Intercultural Studies, CTIS, The University of Manchester

Office Leontos Sofou Building, 5th Floor
Telephone 2310 528 450, 536 544 (ext. 107)
Email kpasmatzi@york.citycollege.eu
Skype kelly-manchester

Dr. Pasmatzi earned her Bachelor's Degree from the Department of English Language and Literature at the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki in 2006. She moved on to pursue her studies in Translation and Intercultural Studies at the CTIS, University of Manchester, where she completed her MA (2008) and her PhD (2014). At Manchester, she taught the language-specific practical components (EN-EL, EL-EN) of a variety of MA translation modules, such as literary translation, commercial translation, translating for international organizations as well as technical and scientific translation for a period of three years. During her PhD studies she was actively involved in a variety of academic activities. She was a member of the organizing committee of the 6th IPCITI conference, which was held in Manchester and for which the committee secured a grant from the MHRA (UK). In 2010, she undertook extensive research training as a candidate of the Translation Research Summer School, held in UCL. She has presented and participated in a series of events (conferences, symposia, panels) in the UK and in Europe. In 2016 she joined the journal New Voices in Translation Studies as a member of the editorial board. Dr. Pasmatzi has also acted as a peer reviewer for academic journals in the field of Translation Studies. 


- Introduction to Translation

- Methodology of Translation

- Concepts and Approaches in Translation (MA)

- Advanced English-Greek Translation (MA)

- Adaptation Across Cultures

- Introduction to Film Studies

Research Interests

- Intercultural Communication

- Sociological Approaches to Translation

- Bourdieu in Translation

- Literary Translation

- Ideology of Translation



Abou-Bakr F., Charlston, D.,  Davitti E., Kim H. K., Pasmatzi K., Solano A.M.  (eds.) Special Issue “IPCITI 2010”, New Voices, Issue 8.
Pasmatzi K. 2012 ‘Translating the Greek Civil War: Alexandros Kotzias and the translator’s multiple habitus,’ New Voices Issue 8:  115-131.
Pasmatzi K. 2014 ‘Translatorial Hexis and Cultural Honour: Translating Captain Corelli’s Mandolin into Greek’ in Gisella Maria Vorderobermeier (ed.) Remapping Habitus in Translation Studies, Amsterdam/New York: Rodopi, 73- 92.
Pasmatzi K. 2022. 'Theorizing Translation as a Process of ‘Cultural Repatriation’: A Promising Merge of Narrative Theory and Bourdieu’s Theory of Cultural Transfer'. Target 34(1): 37-66. Amsterdam: John Benjamins Publishing Company
Pasmatzi K. 2022. 'Agency on the ‘Margins’ and Supra-Individual Habitus: Translator and cultural agents reframing translation through the Greek peritext of Nicholas Gage’s Eleni' in Dominique Faria, Marta Pacheco Pinto and Joana Moura (eds.) Reframing Translators, Translators as Reframers. London: Routledge.

Pasmatzi K. 2022. (book review) Todorova, Marija and Lucia Ruiz Rosendo (eds.) Interpreting Conflict: A comparative framework, Palgrave Studies in Languages at War, Cham: Palgrave Macmillan, 320 pp., New Voices, Issue 27

Pasmatzi K. forthcoming. 'Killin’ Jews and Nazi Hunters: Bakhtinian Heteroglossia and Postmodern Identities in Tarantino’s Inglourious Basterds and its Greek subtitles'

Other Information

Participation in

Ongoing Projects

WBC-RRI.NET Responsible Research and Innovation in the Western Balkans

Completed Projects

ALLVET - HE and VET alliance establishment according to the Bologna Principles implimentation via VET teachers' capacity building.


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