‘The deadliest error’: translation, international relations and the news media

DOI: 10.1080/13556509.2016.1149754 Federico Zanettin The Translator, Published online: 08 May 2016 This article discusses the role of translation in the making of international politics. While being largely invisible, translation and interpreting activities are interwoven with political communication, both in contexts of direct negotiations among the parties involved and when the media act as a mediating agent by recontextualising political statements and […]

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Materiality, Digital Cultures and Transmission in Translation Studies

Call for Papers for ARTIS@Manchester2016 Graduate School, Ellen Wilkinson Building, University of Manchester 11-12 November 2016 Organised by @ctismanchester and @ARTISinitiative https://artisinitiative.org/events/artismanchester2016 This two-day event focuses on material and digital cultures, and textual transmission, promoting conversations about how we conceptualise, encounter and research materials and materiality in translation studies. The event provides a space for exploring concepts of materiality in relation to invention, […]

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Book Reviewers for Special issue of Target

  Target is looking for reviewers for a special issue for ‘Target – International Journal of Translation Studies’. See below a list of titles. Those interested should contact the journal’s book review editor, Reine Meylaerts, at reine.meylaerts@kuleuven.be. The deadline for the reviews is 1 November 2016. The reviews will be published next year in spring.   Stefan Baumgarten     MONOGRAPHS • Hanna, […]

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Citizen Media and Public Spaces

Diverse Expressions of Citizenship and Dissent Edited by Mona Baker & Bolette B. Blaagaard 2016, Routledge Paperback: 9781138847651 Hardback: 9781138847644 Table of contents Reviews Purchasing/ordering options Abstracts Free PDF download available, courtesy of Routledge:  Chapter 1: ‘Reconceptualizing Citizen Media: A Preliminary Charting of a Complex Domain‘ by Mona Baker and Bolette B. Blaagaard Citizen Media and Public Spaces presents a pioneering exploration of citizen media […]

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REDEFINING TRANSLATION AND INTERPRETATION IN CULTURAL EVOLUTION

Call for Chapters: Redefining Translation and Interpretation in Cultural Evolution Editors Dr. Olaf Immanuel Seel, Department of Foreign Languages, Translation and Interpreting, Ionian University, Corfu, Greece Call for Chapters Proposals Submission Deadline: July 30, 2016 Full Chapters Due: November 30, 2016 Submission Date: March 30, 2017 Introduction Since the mid 80’s, when the cultural turn took place in translation studies, […]

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Researching Collaborative Translation in the Context of Contemporary Protest

Lecture by Mona Baker Hong Kong Baptist University, 7-8 April 2016 The Individual and/vs the Collective: Researching Collaborative Translation in the Context of Contemporary Protest While interest in collaborative forms of translation has grown noticeably in recent years, little has been done to examine the tension between the individual and the collective in different types of collaborative environment. Specifically, no […]

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Lecturer in Interpreting with Spanish (and/or French)

Lecturer in Interpreting with Spanish (and/or French) University of Leicester – Modern Languages Location: Leicester Salary: £37,768 to £46,414 per annum Hours: Full Time Contract Type: Contract / Temporary Placed on: 18th May 2016 Closes: 16th June 2016 Job Ref: SAH01112-1 Open ended contract, starting in September 2016 The University of Leicester is a world-leading institution, marked by a belief […]

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Critical Link 8 in Edinburgh

Critical Link 8 will be hosted by The Centre for Translation & Interpreting Studies in Scotland (CTISS), Heriot-Watt University, at the Edinburgh Conference Centre. From around the world, the conference will bring together all community/public service interpreting and translation stakeholders: community and public sector representatives, employers, developers of tools and technologies, policy makers, practitioners, professional bodies, researchers, service users, trainers […]

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