Interpreting and Translation Studies

Henryk Ślusarczyk SVD

Adjunct Research Project Director
Divine Word Missionaries

Areas of Expertise
Religious Interpreting and Translation,
Conflict Zone Interpreting

Fr. Ślusarczyk is currently a rector of a SVD Community in Eastern Poland. From 1995 to 2008, he worked in Angola, serving also as a rector of the Diocesan Seminary in N’dalatando and in the Divine Word Seminary in the suburbs of Luanda. Fr. Ślusarczyk received an MA in Theology with specialization in biblical spirituality from the Catholic Theological Union in Chicago, IL, USA. He has an extensive experience as religious interpreter and translator in Polish, Portuguese and English.

Recent Publications

Iskry Miłosiedzia na Łączach. Sparks of Divine Mercy along the Wires: Historie tłumaczy symultanicznych. Simultaneous Interpreters’ Stories (2017), co-edited with Furmanek O., Górna Grupa: Verbinum.

Video overview in Polish (subtitles in English)
Video overview in Polish (subtitles in Spanish)

Professional Highlights

  • Trainer and co-coordinator of simultaneous interpreters’ team for the World Youth Day in Panama 2019
  • Simultaneous interpreter from Polish into Portuguese at World Youth Day Krakow 2016