Translating Dissent: Voices from and with the Egyptian Revolution

To order a copy, go to https://www.routledge.com/products/9781138929876 Published 2016, by Routledge Discursive interventions in the political arena are heavily mediated by various acts of translation that enable protest movements to connect across the globe. Focusing on the Egyptian experience since 2011, this volume brings together a unique group of activists who are able to reflect on the complexities, challenges and limitations […]

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Samah Selim in Testimony between History and Memory

An interview with Samah Selim, ‘Translation, Testimony, Activism’, has appeared in the dossier on Translating Testimony in the October 2016 issue of the international journal of the Auschwitz Foundation, Testimony between History and Memory (issue No. 123), pages 143-150. The interview was conducted by Tom Toremans of KU Leuven and can be downloaded by clicking on the link below. Selim_interview History and Testimony The dossier also […]

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Life after the Squares: Reflections on the consequences of the Occupy movements

Social Movement Studies  Volume 16, 2017 – Issue 1: Special Issue: Resisting Austerity: Collective Action in Europe in the Wake of the Global Financial Crisis Editors: Cristina Flesher Fominaya & Graeme Hayes This section: Edited by Amador Fernández-Savater, Cristina Flesher Fominaya, With contributions by Luhuna Carvalho, Çiğdem, Hoda Elsadda, Wiam El-Tamami, Patricia Horrillo, Silvia Nanclares & Stavros Stavrides Pages 119-151  Abstract This is a roundtable with reflections on Tahrir Square, Egypt; […]

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“مصرية تفوز بلقب “عالمة اللغويات للعام

ابوظبي – سكاي نيوز عربية فازت المصرية منى بيكر، الثلاثاء، بلقب “عالمة اللغويات” لعام 2016 عن مجموعة مقالات “ترجمة المعارضة: أصوات من ومع الثورة المصرية”، التي تناولت فيها أهمية الترجمة في الوقت الحاضر واختار قراء نشرة الأخبار اليومية لعلوم الترجمة واللغويات “إنترانيوز” بيكر التي تحمل أيضا الجنسية البريطانية، وتعمل أستاذة دراسات الترجمة بمركز الترجمة والدراسات الثقافية في جامعة مانشستر بإنجلترا […]

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“2016 فوز الأستاذة الجامعية منى بيكر بلقب “عالمة اللغويات للعام

   Tue Jan 12, 2016 9:30pm GMT رويترز – اختار قراء نشرة الأخبار اليومية لعلوم الترجمة واللغويات (إنترانيوز) الأستاذة الجامعية منى بيكر المصرية البريطانية للقب “عالمة اللغويات للعام” 2016 عن مجموعة مقالات (ترجمة المعارضة: أصوات من ومع الثورة المصرية) التي تناولت فيها أهمية الترجمة في الوقت الحاضر وبيكر هي أستاذة دراسات الترجمة بمركز الترجمة والدراسات الثقافية في جامعة مانشستر بانجلترا وأفاد […]

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Professor Mona Baker et al elected Inttranews “Linguists of the Year” for 2016

Kontax Release Date | 2016-01-12 Professor Mona Baker et al have been elected by the readers of Inttranews as their “Linguists of the Year” for 2016, for “Translating Dissent: Voices from and with the Egyptian Revolution”. Professor Mona Baker et al have been elected by the readers of Inttranews as their “Linguists of the Year” for 2016, for “Translating Dissent: Voices from […]

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Acknowledgements (Translating Dissent)

  Despite having edited numerous books and journal issues over the past 20 years, I found this volume exceptionally challenging. The ups and downs, the uncertainty, and the upheaval that characterized the political landscape in which it was conceived permeated every aspect of the project: from persuading activists with more pressing concerns to invest in reflecting and writing about a relevant aspect of their experience, […]

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Endorsements for Translating Dissent

  This is a volume of uncommon urgency, intellectual range, and political importance.  Translation, which occupies the crossing point of discourse and power and which affects all networks of word, image and sound, must now stand near the centre of any study of global activism. The richly diverse set of contributors, the activists and scholars, the creators and analysts, located in […]

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In memoriam: Radwa Ashour, Egyptian novelist

Publishing house Shorouk marks birth an­niversary of Egyptian novelist and critic Radwa Ashour by reissuing five of her books. 2015/06/12 Issue: 9 Page: 21 The Arab Weekly Mona Anis   The publishing house Shorouk marked the an­niversary of the birth of Egyptian novelist and critic Radwa Ashour by reissuing five of her books. Ash­our’s death last December created waves of […]

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