Institute /university: King Saud University’s College of Languages and Translation.
Country of your Institute / Work: Saudi Arabia
Field / Major / Research Interest: Sociolinguistics and Translation
Profile: Abdullah Bin Towairesh obtained his PhD in Linguistics from The University of Queensland, Australia. He authored two book chapters on ‘Addressing Strangers in Riyadh’ and on ‘Saudi Contributions to Translation in the Field of Linguistics.’ He also translated the licensed Arabic version of David Crystal’s book ‘Internet Linguistics.’ His most recent publication is ‘Language Ideologies and Saudi Society: Understanding the Concept of Diglossia.’ He is currently an Assistant Professor of Linguistics at King Saud University’s College of Languages and Translation.