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Erwin D. Fink

Ph.D. (Univ. of Toronto),
state-certified and sworn translator

D-79106 Freiburg
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E-mail: info@transmedia-translations.com
Internet: www.transmedia-translations.com

Tel: +49 (0) 761 202 5706
Fax: +49 (0) 3212 1701970


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Education and professional career

-grammar school in Bludenz, Austria

-emigration to Canada

-high school in Enderby, B.C. (Canada)

-study of History and German at the University of British Columbia, Vancouver with Honours B.A.

-study of Modern History, German and English the Albert-Ludwigs-University in Freiburg, Germany with completion of Master's degree
M.A. thesis: "Nationalismus in Deutschland und Großbritannien: Treitschke und Seeley" ("Nationalism in Germany and Great Britain: Treitschke and Seeley")

-English teacher and translator in Freiburg

-doctoral study of Modern European History at the University of Toronto, Canada and completion of Ph. D.; at the same time, teaching and research assistant as well as freelance translator/proofreader

Nation and Region in Early Imperial Germany: Transformations of Popular Allegiances and Political Culture in the Period of Nation Building (University of Toronto, 2004)

"For Country, King, and Church: The Bavarian Patriots' Party and Bavarian Regional Identity in the Era of German Unification". In John Breuilly and Ronald Speirs (ed.). Germany's Two Unifications. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 2005.

"Symbolic Representations of the Nation: Baden, Bavaria, and Saxony, 1860-1880". In Laurence Cole (ed.). Different Paths to the Nation: Regional and National Identities in Central Europe and Italy, 1830-70. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 2007.

-founding of the TRANSMEDIA translation agency in 2004

-qualification as state-certified translator, publicly appointed and sworn document translator in 2005; member of the German Federal Association of Interpreters and Translators (BDÜ)

-lecturer in History at the IES Abroad Freiburg Center 2011-current