Ida Hadjivayanis

Ida Hadjivayanis, the translator, earned her PhD in Translation at SOAS University of London where she currently lectures on Swahili and Translation. She is the Swahili translator of Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland- Alisi ndani ya nchi ya ajabu (2015) and is currently involved in the production of the first Anthology of Swahili Translations. Her interests lie in Swahili language, literature and Translation, language and identity, and the East African Diaspora. Her recent publications include Integration and Identity of Swahili Speakers in England : Case Study of Swahili Women in Translocal Connections across the Indian Ocean : Swahili Speaking Networks on the Move, Brill, 2018.