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02nd February 2016

Alumnus David Bellos named on Man Booker International Prize judging panel

Exeter alumnus David Bellos (1963, Modern Languages) has been named as part of the Man Booker International Prize judging panel for 2016.

The panel will be chaired by Boyd Tonkin, Senior Writer at The Independent, and also consists of  Professor Bellos, who is currently Professor of French and Comparative Literature and Director of the Program in Translation and Intercultural Communication at Princeton University; anthropologist and novelist Tahmima Anam; editor and academic Daniel Medin, who holds a comparative literature professorship at the American University of Paris; and prize-winning British poet and author Ruth Padel.

You can read more about the Man Booker International Prize judging panel here and you can read about the long-list for the prize here.

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