Research interests

global and digital literary studies, sociology and history of translation, sociology of literature and publishing

Education

2012 Translation Studies (Charles University in Prague, Faculty of Arts: Ph.D.)
2006 Translation Studies – Scandinavian Studies (Charles University in Prague, Faculty of Arts: M.A.)

Employment

2019- Institute of Czech Literature, Czech Academy of Sciences, Czech Literary Bibliography Research Infrastructure, Researcher
2017-2019 University of Bristol, Marie Curie Research Fellow

Selected bibliography (ASEP)

Book chapters

Vimr, O. 2023. Choosing Books for Translation. A Connectivity Perspective on International Literary Flows and Translation Publishing. In: Roig-Sanz, D. – Rotger, N. (eds.), Global Literary Studies. Key Concepts. Berlin, De Gruyter, 279-300. DOI: 10.1515/9783110740301-012

Vimr, O. 2019. Supply-driven translation: compensating for lack of demand. In: Chitnis, R. – Stougaard-Nielsen, J. – Atkin, R. – Milutinović, Z. (eds.), Translating the literatures of small European nations. Liverpool, Liverpool University Press, 48-68. DOI: 10.3828/liverpool/9781789620528.003.0006

Articles

Vimr, O. 2022. The impact of translation subsidies on publishing decisions in smaller European countries. Perspectives-Studies in Translation Theory and Practice 30(1), 1-16. DOI: 10.1080/0907676X.2022.2030373

Hedberg, A. – Vimr, O. 2022. Translation support policies vs book industry practice in non-English settings. Perspectives-Studies in Translation Theory and Practice 30(5), 753-759. DOI: 10.1080/0907676X.2022.2093494

Vimr, O. 2019. Big Translation History and the Use of Data Mining and Big Data Approaches: Panel Report and Observations. Chronotopos. A Journal of Translation History 1(2), 192-195. DOI: 10.25365/cts-2019-1-2-11

Vimr, O. 2019. Hledání kvality překladu a role překladatele. Vesmír 98(12), 720-722.

Proceedings

Vimr, O. 2020. Mohou státy ovlivnit šíření malé literatury? Srovnání napříč Evropou. In: Malé jazyky a literatury ve velkém světě. Praha, České centrum Mezinárodního PEN klubu, 16-19.