CHAN Lung Jan, Prof.

  • 8 Castle Peak Road, Tuen Mun

    Hong Kong

  • 7 Scopus Citations
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CHAN Lung-jan, Andy holds a PhD in Translation and Intercultural Studies from the Universitat Rovira i Virgili, Tarragona, Spain. He has previously worked as a translator at the Educational Technology and Publishing Unit in the Open University of Hong Kong and a Lecturer in Translation Studies at the Division of Languages and Communication in the Community College of City University, Hong Kong. His research interests include the translation profession, the translation market, and economics and sociology of translation. He has published in international journals such as Translation Space, Translation and Interpreting Studies and Across Languages and Cultures. He is one of the co-authors of The Status of the Translation Profession in the European Union (Anthem Press, 2014) commissioned by the European Commission. He is a Member of the Chartered Institute of Linguists, UK, a Life Member of the Hong Kong Translation Society and serves on the editorial review board of Current Trends in Translation Teaching and Learning, University of Helsinki.

Research interests

Economics and Sociology of Translation, Professionalization of Translators, The Translation Market, Translation and Pop Culture, Translation Teaching

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Projects 2017 2019

Research Output 2005 2018

Localization of the Korean Video Games into Chinese and its Roles in Spreading Hallyu : The MMORPG 'Black Desert' as a Case Study

CHAN, L. J., Oct 2018, The 19th IRTI International Conference: The Role of T&I in spreading Hallyu. Korea University of Foreign Languages Translation and Interpreting Institute, p. 50-57

Research output: Book Chapters | Papers in Conference ProceedingsConference paper (refereed)Researchpeer-review

computer game
popular culture
pop culture

The Emergence of the Knowledge Economy and the Changing Role of Translators as Knowledge Brokers: A Case of the Sharing Economy in China

CHAN, A. L. J., Oct 2018, In : Translator. 24, 4, p. 367-379 13 p.

Research output: Journal PublicationsJournal Article (refereed)Researchpeer-review

knowledge economy
classical economics
gross national product
growth theory

An economist's proposal for the study of the translation profession in Southeast Asia

CHAN, A. L. J., 2017, In : MANUSYA: Journal of Humanities. 23, p. 85-97 13 p.

Research output: Journal PublicationsJournal Article (refereed)Researchpeer-review

Open Access
South-East Asia
Theoretical Framework


LU RGC Competitive Grants Award 2018

Lung Jan CHAN (Recipient), Mar 2018

Prize: Prize / Award

Activities 2016 2016

  • 1 Editorial Membership

Current Trends in Translation Teaching and Learning E (Journal)

Lung Jan CHAN (Member of editorial board)
2016 → …

Activity: Editorial / Peer-review Work Editorial Membership

Press / Media


Lung Jan CHAN


1 Media contribution

Press/Media: Commentaries