Director of Undergraduate Studies in Scandinavian
Agnes Broomé began her studies at the University of Edinburgh, where she completed an M.A. in Linguistics, followed by further studies in London, where she earned an M.A. in Comparative Literature at UCL and studied Classics at King’s College, before returning to UCL for doctoral studies in the Department of Scandinavian Studies. She received her Ph.D. in Translation Studies from UCL in 2015, with a thesis investigating the role and position of translated fiction on the British book market.
Dr. Broomé’s research and teaching interests include language, in particular her native Swedish, and all aspects of linguistic and cultural translation, publishing practices, processes of intermedial adaptation, the history of the book, and bibliomigrancy. She is also an active translator of Swedish fiction.