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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Premodern Experience of the Natural World in Translation

Edited By: Katja Krause, Maria Auxent, Dror Weil 2022, Routledge DOI https://doi.org/10.4324/9781003258704 OPEN ACCESS   This innovative collection showcases the importance of the relationship between translation and experience in premodern science, bringing together an interdisciplinary group of scholars to offer a nuanced understanding of knowledge transfer across premodern time and space. The volume considers experience as a tool and object

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Narratives and Evidence – Which stories about COVID-19 did we believe and why?

  Eivind Engebretsen, Mona Baker LSE Impact Blog, 25 May 2022   Rigorous empirical evidence is often presumed to be the most persuasive, notably in fields such as healthcare and medicine, where there are established frameworks for assessing the quality of evidence. In this post, Eivind Engebretsen and Mona Baker argue for the importance of narrative rationality, especially in areas

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In Support of Boycott, Divest, Sanction and a Free Palestine

Editorial By The Crimson Editorial Board April 29, 2022 When oppression strikes anywhere in the world, resistance movements reverberate globally. The desire for rightful justice spreads, like wildfire, moving us to act, to speak, to write, and right our past wrongs. Over the past year, the Harvard College Palestine Solidarity Committee has strived to do just that. Amid escalating tensions

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Unsettling Translation: Studies in Honour of Theo Hermans

Edited by Mona Baker Copyright Year 2022 ISBN 9780367681968 268 Pages 18 Illustrations Will be available open access in June 2022 This collection engages with translation and interpreting from a diverse but complementary range of perspectives, in dialogue with the seminal work of Theo Hermans. A foundational figure in the field, Hermans’s scholarly engagement with translation spans several key areas,

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How to make sense of medical evidence?

Read about our new book on evidence and COVID-19   In our forthcoming book, Rethinking Evidence in the Time of Pandemics: Scientific vs Narrative Rationality and Medical Knowledge Practices (Cambridge University Press, 2022), we offer a theoretical framework that identifies and distinguishes different types of rationality – specifically scientific and narrative rationality – and hence plural conceptualizations of evidence in

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Translating Academia

  TRANSLATION AND SOCIETY INTERNATIONAL WORKSHOP SERIES   Translating Academia Friday, 3rd June 2022 Sala de Juntes, Facultat de Ciències Polítiques i de Sociologia Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona   This international workshop is organised as part of the research project ‘Political Translation’, funded by the Spanish Ministry of Science and Innovation, and is the first event of the ‘Translation and

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University Assistant (prae doc) at the Centre for Translation Studies, University of Vienna

The University of Vienna (20 faculties and centres, 179 fields of study, approx. 10.000 members of staff, about 90.000 students) seeks to fill the position from 01.04.2022 of a University Assistant (prae doc) Centre for Translation Studies Reference number: 12722 The Centre for Translation Studies is seeking a University assistant (prae doc) in the field of Transcultural Communication (Prof. Dr.

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