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Mercator Media

Established in 1988, the Mercator Institute for Media, Languages and Culture (which includes Mercator-Media) is a research centre at the Department of Theatre, Film and Television Studies, Aberystwyth University, Wales. It hosts a number of projects specialising in languages, creative and literary translation, media, publishing and culture, with much of the activity based around European and world-wide networks.

Minority languages are very much at the forefront of the Mercator Institute's misson, and most of its projects have a specific focus on these languages and their contexts. The Mercator Institute works with a number of institutions, universities, companies, agencies, associations and individuals across Europe and increasingly in other parts of the world. Its current portfolio of projects include Mercator-Media, Literature Across Frontiers (including Transcript Review of Books and Writing), Wales Literature Exchange (including Translation House Wales and Writers' Chain), Broadcasting Compliance Monitoring and Research Unit.

Contact details

Department of Theatre, Film and Television Studies
Aberystwyth University, Parry-Williams Building
Aberystwyth SY23 3AJ 
Cymru/Wales (UK)

Tel: +44 (0)1970 622828
Fax: +44 (0)1970 622831
Email: mercator(a)

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