A Palestinian recounts what is now an everyday horror story in northern Gaza: of his futile efforts to dig out his neighbours, a mother and her two young children, trapped under rubble while Israeli snipers fire on him; watching their slow, painful deaths; and then fighting off a…

Has anyone else noticed that the standard of journalism has gone up as more people actually read South Africa’s #ICJ document? The quality of the work in distilling information and sources is impeccable, and devastatingly powerful. If you haven’t read it yourself, please do:…

RT @cprazevedo: Every day, I force myself to watch some videos with evidence of the horrors the Palestinians in Gaza are going through. One…

👉 NEW: Too controversial for UK media

By Richard ⁦@NortonTaylor⁩

Mainstream journalists are ignoring reports by Declassified & others on the build-up of military equipment at RAF Akrotiri on Cyprus, and an increase in flights from there to Israel

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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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Translating Translation Studies

  A symposium co-sponsored by the SISU Baker Centre for Translation & Intercultural Studies and the American Translation and Interpreting Studies Association (ATISA) Organized by: Professor Brian Baer, Kent University State, USA Date: Friday 23 February 2024   Venue: This event will take place virtually, via zoom, and is open to colleagues from anywhere in the world, free of charge.

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Translation and Cross-Cultural Communication: Radical and Extremist Narratives

Short Title: T-RADEX Date: 31 October 2024 – 02 November 2024 Location: University of Cyprus, Nicosia, Cyprus Contact Person: Maria Constantinou Conference Email: mconst04@ucy.ac.cy Call Deadline: 29 February 2024 Conference Website: https://www.ucy.ac.cy/tradex/ The international conference T-RADEX aims to bring together scholars working on any form of radical, extreme or extremist narratives from a translational, cross-cultural and intercultural perspective. T-RADEX is

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Associate Professor(s)/ Assistant Professor(s) – (2300032J)

The Chinese University of Hong Kong Department/ Unit: Department of Translation Closing date: January 5, 2024   Established in 1972, the Department of Translation of CUHK was the first of its kind in Asia. After years of development, it now offers a full range of BA, MA, MPhil and PhD programmes. Our faculty members are committed to excellence in teaching

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The Empirical Triumph of Theory

Ted Underwood 29 June 2023 A graduate student who fell asleep in 1982 and woke up in 2022 might see large language models as a triumph for cultural theory. It is hard to imagine a clearer vindication of a thesis that linguists, critics, and anthropologists spent much of the twentieth century advancing — the thesis that language is not an

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The NGO-ization of resistance

Pambazuka News Arundhati Roy, Sep 23, 2014   NGOs give the impression that they are filling the vacuum created by a retreating state. And they are, but their real contribution is that they defuse political anger and dole out as aid or benevolence what people ought to have by right. They alter the public psyche. A hazard facing mass movements

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Interpreting, Translation, and Gender in Conflict-affected Situations

International Conference University of Bari Aldo Moro, Italy, 24-25 October 2023 Call for Papers This Conference aims to elicit debate on the relationship between gender, translation and conflict that reverberates across today’s war in Ukraine, as well as in other countries like Afghanistan, Syria, Palestine, just to mention a few, in the way that violence affects men and women in

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Translation for Social Justice: Concepts, Policies and Practices across Modalities and Contexts

Call for Abstracts & Papers (in English, Spanish, French and German)   Guest editors Julie Boéri, Hamad Bin Khalifa University (Qatar) Ting Guo, University of Liverpool (UK) LANS-TTS Issue 23, publication year 2024   Linguistica Antverpiensa LANS-TTS is an international, open access journal in translation studies publishing yearly special issues. The transnational nature of contemporary movements, media and networks in our globalized

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Prince Harry: early leaks came from a Spanish translation, causing confusion about what was really said

  By Caroline Summers, University of Leeds The Conversation, 26 January 2023   Eight days before Prince Harry’s memoir Spare hit shelves elsewhere, copies went on sale prematurely in Spain. Over the next few days the UK media, scrambled to acquire Spanish copies of the book, having been unable to get English versions for themselves. Their reporting on the story was

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