Committee concerning the Balakian Prize

Members :

Professor E.V. Ramakrishnan (India), Chair –

E.V. Ramakrishnan is a bilingual poet, critic and translator with several books in the areas of comparative literature studies, postcolonial studies and translation studies. He is Professor Emeritus of Language, Literature and Culture Studies at Central University of Gujarat, Gandhinagar, India. He is a Vice-President of ICLA.

Professor Lawrence Wang-Chi Wong (The Chinese University of Hong Kong)

Prof. Lawrence Wang-chi is Chair and Professor of Humanities, Department of Translation, the Chinese University of Hong Kong. He is also concurrently the Director of the Research Centre for Translation. He is the Executive Director of Renditions, and chief editor of Journal for Translation Studies and Studies in Translation History.

Professor Mads Rosendahl Thomsen (Aarhus University, Denmark)

Mads Rosendahl Thomsen is Professor of Comparative Literature at Aarhus University, Denmark. He is the author of Mapping World Literature (2008), The New Human in Literature (2013), a co-author with Stephan Helgesson of Literature and the World (2019) and the editor of several books including World Literature: A Reader (2012), and The Bloomsbury Handbook of Posthumanism (2020). He is a member of the Executive Council of ICLA.

Please visit the Balakian Prize page for more information on the Prize, including eligibility, deadlines and how to submit.

The reports of the Balakian Prize Committee can be downloaded below:

Balakian Prize Committee Report 2019-21
Balakian Prize Report 2019