Giulia Santelli


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Other language skills

English, French, German


Academic degree

-Master's degree in Modern, compared and post-colonial literatures, University of Bologna, 2019 (Finnish literature, Finno-ugric philology, German literature, German philology)
-Bachelor's Degree in Linguistic and intercultural mediation, University for foreigners of Siena, 2016 (Intercultural mediation, English, German, Arts, History)

Additional subject-specific studies

-2022: Translating the comics Part II, FILI, Helsinki
-2022: Translating children's books and YA literature, FILI, Helsinki
-2022: Proofreading, online, Langue&Parole
-2022: Scouting, online, Langue&Parole
-2021: Translating the comics + Fellowship-seminar, FILI, Helsinki
-2019: Summer language and translation course, CIMO, Tampere
-2018: Summer language and literature course B1-B2, CIMO, Oulu
-2016: Conversational Finnish B1-B2, Kansalaisopisto, Jyväskylä
-2015: Finnish language 2, University of Jyväskylä
-2014: Finnish language 1, University of Jyväskylä


Interests and specialisation

Fiction, Prose, Drama, Literature for children and young people, Comics, Crime/detective, Fantasy & science fiction, Non-fiction, Anthropology, Art, History, Literature, Theatre and dance

List of translations

Kalevala. L’epopea nazionale finlandese. Edizioni Effigi, 2021. Original title: Kalevala by Marko Raassina. Genre: Comics.

Ombra e luce. Uusinta Publishing Company Ltd, 2022. Original title: Varjo ja valo by Rene Ertomaa, A.W. Yrjänä. Genre: Poetry. Suite for baritone, tenor and piano

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Pikku Hiiri-series by Riikka Jäntti

I will be pleased to write reader’s reports.

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Updated: 12.9.2022