Dr Telesphore NGARAMBE

Name:Dr Télesphore NGARAMBE
Position:Senior Lecturer and Coordinator of Masters’ Programmes, SAL

Contact
Phone: 078 854 1843 /0728524303
Email: tngarambe@ur.ac.rw
 
Dr Télesphore Ngarambe, Senior Lecturer in Translation and Interpreting, School of Arts and Languages (SAL), College of Arts and Social Sciences, University of Rwanda, started teaching General English courses in 2000 in the former NUR. After completing his MA in Translation in the University of the Witwatersrand (SA), he integrated the Department of English, Option of Translation and Interpreting in 2006 as a lecturer of Translation and Interpreting – related components. He obtained his PhD from the University of Rwanda in 2014. His PhD thesis is entitled: Translatability of Customary Laws: The Case of Rwanda’s Gacaca. Ngarambe’s main teaching and research areas include translation and interpreting, linguistics and literature, ICT, culture, communication, literacy and public policy. He has also been a practising professional translator and interpreter since 2005.
 
Areas of research interest:
Language skills, literature, genocide, Rwanda.
 
Publications:
- Ngarambe, T. (2013). La traduction des aspects juridiques de la loi gacaca: Regards croisés. In Équivalences. Brussels : Éditions du Hazard. ISBN 0751-9532, Vol. 40, Nº. 1-2, 2013 , pp. 225-247.
- Kateregga, A., Ngarambe, T. and Mulindahabi, C. (2012). Enhancing the “Culture of Reading” as a Tool for Public Policy Implementation in Rwanda. A book chapter published in Analysis and Strategies for Improving Productivity of Integrated Farming systems of southern Rwanda. Stockholm: Nordic ePublisher. pp. 34-40. ISBN 978-91-978436-4-5.
- Kateregga, A., Nkurukiye, S. and Ngarambe, T. (2010). Rwandan Tales and Legends: Maguru ya Sarwaya. A book published by MK Publishers in Kampala, Uganda. ISBN 997004509-1.
- Kateregga, A., Nkurukiye, S. and Ngarambe, T. (2010). Rwnda’s Folk Heritage: The Adventures of Bakame. A book published by MK Publishers in Kampala, Uganda. ISBN 997004510-5.
- Kateregga, A., Nkurukiye, S. and Ngarambe, T. (2010). The Adventurers of Nyakabwana and Nyirangwe. A book published by MK Publishers in Kampala, Uganda. ISBN 997004513-X.
- Kateregga, A. and Ngarambe, T. (2010). La flute de Kanyamasyo : Contes du Rwanda. A book published by L’Harmattan in Paris, France. ISBN 978-2-296-13997-8.
 
Teaching:
- General Translation (Kinyarwanda-English/Kinyarwanda-French/French-English or vice versa)
- Specialised Translation (Kinyarwanda-English/Kinyarwanda-French/French-English or vice versa)
- Computer and Translation
- Practical Aspects of the Translator/Interpreter’s Profession
- Interpreting (simultaneous interpreting and consecutive interpreting)
- Discourses of Translation (Introduction to law and Diplomatic Language)
- Research Methods in Social Sciences
 
Research:
- Transforming Arts/ Humanities and Social Sciences at UR from endangerment to sustainability: A Comparative Study of Challenges, Lessons and Perspectives.
- Translation of Gacaca Law: Mediating between tradition and modernity.
 
Other activities:
- Member of the Consultative Council of Mukura Sector.
- President of NINE Ltd (New Initiative for Education) and Chair person of the BoD of SINAPI School.