Renato Tomei is Assistant Professor of English Language and Translation at the University for Foreigners of Perugia, Italy. He holds a PhD in Linguistics from the University of Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. He is currently conducting post-doctoral research on world varieties of English in diasporic contexts and the Repatriation Movement. He teaches legal English at postgraduate and doctoral level and runs seminars on Reggae and Afro-Caribbean linguistics. He is a militant member of the Rastafarian community, and is the founder and president of “Youths of the World” (an NGO). He is the co-author of West of Eden: Botanical Discourse, Contact Languages and Translation (Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2009) and Law, Language and Translation: From Concepts to Conflicts (Springer, 2014).