Arzu Eker Roditakis
Arzu Eker Roditakis holds a BA in Communication Studies from Istanbul University and an MA in Translation from Boğaziçi University Department of Translation and Interpreting Studies, where she also started her doctoral studies, and gave courses on translation theory, practice and criticism. Her MA thesis, Publishing Translations in the Social Sciences since the 1980s: An Alternative View of Culture Planning in Turkey was published by Lambert Academic Publishing in 2010. She currently resides in Greece, working on her doctoral dissertation on the English translations of Orhan Pamuk’s fiction at Aristotle University of Thessaloniki. Since 2006, she has been participating in the CWTTL, where she has collaborated in the translation of fiction and poetry into Greek and English. In collaboration with Saliha Paker, she produced a first-time English translation of a chapter from Cemil Meriç’s Bu Ülke, which was recently published in the Journal of Levantine Studies.