Passing of Professor Gideon Toury

R.I.P. Gideon Toury 1942-2016

NZSTI has been informed of the passing away of Professor Gideon Toury on 4th October 2016, aged 74 years, after declining health over several years. NZSTI members may have met him in person, or know his name through their studies.

A unique scholar, Gideon Toury played a key role in creating and defining the field of Translation Studies and his work has inspired research to this day. His publications will continue to belong to the core of the research field for many years to come.

He will be missed by his many colleages and friends, but his legacy is sure to remain.

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