The prefigurative politics of translation in place-based movements of protest

Subtitling in the Egyptian Revolution DOI: 10.1080/13556509.2016.1148438 (link to prepublication version at end of post) Mona Baker, The Translator, Volume 22, Number 1, 2016, pages 1-21 Abstract The idea of prefiguration is widely assumed to derive from anarchist discourse; it involves experimenting with currently available means in such a way that they come to mirror or actualise the political ideals that […]

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Changes in the media system after the Arab revolts: New research directions

Troisième série | n° 12 /// 2015 Evolution des systèmes médiatiques après les révoltes arabes Nouvelles directions de recherche Changes in the media system after the Arab revolts: New research directions Sous la direction de  Enrico De Angelis The Arab revolts have forced us to re-evaluate our theoretical approaches and many of our assumptions on the role of media in the Arab region. In fact, […]

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The news website that’s keeping press freedom alive in Egypt

Mada Masr was formed just before military coup of 2013. Amid growing censorship, its staff have risked their lives to continue reporting. Can they stay true to their mission? Leslie T Chang Tuesday 27 January 2015 On the afternoon of 17 June 2013, a group of friends gathered in a fourth-floor apartment in downtown Cairo. They sat on the floor […]

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