Translating social sciences into Arabic today. The case of Pierre Bourdieu

  DOI: 10.1080/13556509.2015.1069042 Richard Jacquemond Published online: 14 Aug 2015 Abstract Through the example of the Arabic translations of Pierre Bourdieu, this article analyses the conditions of the introduction and reception of a sociological thought of French origin in the contemporary Arab intellectual field and, more generally, those of the international circulation of ideas in a postcolonial context. The diachronic analysis

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New Book: Scientific and Technical Translation

Routledge is proud to announce the publication of Scientific and Technical Translation By Maeve Olohan Paperback: 978-0-415-83786-6 I September 2015 Hardback: 978-0-415-83784-2 | September 2015 Look Inside the book  |  Request an e-Inspection Copy         Scientific and Technical Translation focuses on texts that are typically translated in scientific and technical domains, such as technical instructions, data sheets and brochures, patents,

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Postgraduate Scholarships in Modern Languages at the University of Birmingham (deadline January 12th, 2016)

Recruitment for PhD Scholarships at the University of Birmingham is now open. This year, up to 89 fully-funded Scholarships will be awarded across the six Universities involved in the Midlands3Cities consortium, giving prospective postgraduates of Modern Languages at Birmingham a very strong chance of success. The Midlands3Cities consortium is a Doctoral Training Programme that offers students from the UK and

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British University Investigates Anti-Israel E-mail Message

From the www.monabaker.com archive (legacy material) KATE GALBRAITH | The Chronicle of Higher Education | 18 October 2002 The University of Manchester Institute of Science and Technology, in England, is investigating a professor who sent a virulently anti-Israel e-mail message to an American academic that apparently portrayed Israel as the “mirror image of Nazism.” The professor has apologized for the

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Racism Enquiry Launched into UMIST Lecturer Controversy

From the www.monabaker.com archive (legacy material) Lucy Proctor | Sudent Direct | 30 September 2002 UMIST has launched an enquiry into the actions of lecturer Mona Baker following her decision over the summer to dismiss two Israeli academics from her translations journal. The action was taken after the lecturer re-ignited the Palestine-Israel rift by axing writers Miriam Schlesinger and Gideon

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Where will this end?

From the www.monabaker.com archive (legacy material) Daniel Sacker | Student Direct | 30 September 2002 As Jewish students at Manchester, our initial concern is to where such actions will lead, and what effect they will have on Jewish students not only on the UMIST campus, but across all four Manchester campuses as well as nationally. Will the pursuit of lecturers

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UMIST Lecturer Boycotts Isreali Academics

From the www.monabaker.com archive (legacy material) Chris West and Daniel Sacker | Student Direct | 30 September 2002 Professor Mona Baker, a UMIST academic, made headlines over the summer when she fired Dr Miriam Schlesinger and Professor Gideon Toury, two Israeli academics on the editorial boards of two linguistics journals she edited, citing as her reason a worldwide petition criticising

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Smearmongers

From the www.monabaker.com archive (legacy material) Paul de Rooij | Counterpunch | 24 September 2002 The shockwaves of 9-11 have had a chilling effect on civil liberties in the form of the Patriot Act and the repressive measures taken by a plethora of government agencies. One must add to this the fallout from the conflict between Palestinians and Israelis, and

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Campus Watch: The Vigilante Thought Police

From the www.monabaker.com archive (legacy material) Will Youmans | Counterpunch | 23 September 2002 A Philadelphia-based pro-Israeli organization with the seemingly innocuous name, the Middle East Forum, began a website to monitor US college campuses for academic pro-Palestinian bias and happenings. Campus- Watch (http://www.campus-watch.org) publishes dossiers on professors, as well as some examples of their writings. It describes itself as

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