Hope without Illusion: Ten Signs of Change in Egypt

by Abdelrahman Mansour and Mohamed Aboelgheit Jadaliyya, 14 May 2016 Egyptians occupying streets, blocking traffic, and chanting patriotic slogans: Contrary to conventional wisdom, these images became part of Egypt’s contemporary political arena well before the January 2011 Revolution. We saw them on multiple occasions in 2006, 2008, and even in 2010, when Egypt’s national football team won the Africa Cup of Nations. Those are

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Bourdieu in Translation Studies

The Socio-cultural Dynamics of Shakespeare Translation in Egypt By Sameh Hanna © 2016 – Routledge 240 pages, Hardback: ISBN: 978-1-13-880362-6, £90 This book explores the implications of Pierre Bourdieu’s sociology of cultural production for the study of translation as a socio-cultural activity. Bourdieu’s work has continued to inspire research on translation in the last few years, though without a detailed, large-scale investigation that tests

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Hollow Words: Egypt, Italy, and Justice for Giulio

By Omar Robert Hamilton Jadaliyya, 16 February 2016   Multiple fractures, cigarette burns, abrasions, fingernails forcibly removed and every finger bro-ken, dozens of lacerations all over the body, on the soles of feet and ears all ending in a broken neck and suffocation. Giulio’s body was found semi-naked by the side of the road. The marks of Egypt’s security services

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Motherless Tongues: The Insurgency of Language amid Wars of Translation

Author(s): Vicente  L. Rafael Published: 2016, Duke University Press Cloth: $89.95 – 978-0-8223-6058-2 Paperback: $24.95 – 978-0-8223-6074-2 Description In Motherless Tongues, Vicente L. Rafael examines the vexed relationship between language and history gleaned from the workings of translation in the Philippines, the United States, and beyond. Moving across a range of colonial and postcolonial settings, he demonstrates translation’s agency in the making and understanding of events.

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The memory of the Egyptian revolution is the only weapon we have left

Omar Robert Hamilton The Guardian, Monday 25 January 2016 I didn’t take my camera out with me the night Hosni Mubarak was overthrown. I stood in Tahrir Square among tens of thousands of Egyptians and told myself I would enjoy the moment, I would not divide myself from the night’s magical reality with a lens. I had filmed up until then because it

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The future of the Egyptian revolution

Egypt may today look like a tragic example of why mass protest is doomed, but the turmoil of the five years since Tahrir Square has unleashed a will for change and a resistance to power among ordinary citizens that could yet transform the country, and maybe the world Jack Shenker The Guardian, Saturday 16 January 2016  The video is shot from

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'THE EGYPTIANS: A RADICAL STORY' – PUBLISHED JANUARY 2016

By Jack Shenker A book exploring Egypt’s revolution and counter-revolution from below, published by Allen Lane / Penguin – Available now to pre-order – Egypt: 2011-16 “Egypt’s revolutionary turmoil has been misunderstood, and a great deal of that misunderstanding has been deliberate.” Five years on from the start of Egypt’s revolution, and counter-revolution, ‘The Egyptians: A Radical Story’ interrogates the

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Translating the Egyptian Revolution

Activist use of translation to connect with global publics and protest movements Professor Mona Baker, University of Manchester This study examines one aspect of the 2011 Egyptian Revolution which has received no attention in public or academic circles so far, namely, the language-based practices that allow Egyptian protestors to contest dominant narratives of the Revolution and, importantly, to connect with,

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Filming Revolution: An Interview with Alisa Lebow

by Anthony Alessandrini Jadaliyya, 19 November 2015 [Alisa Lebow, a filmmaker and film scholar who teaches at the University of Sussex, is the Creator/Director/ Producer/Writer of Filming Revolution, an interactive data-base documentary archive about independent and documentary filmmaking in Egypt since the revolution, which was launched in October 2015.] Anthony Alessandrini (AA): Could you talk a bit about what made you put together

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Ethics in the Translation and Interpreting Curriculum

Surveying and Rethinking the Pedagogical Landscape Report commissioned by the Higher Education Academy © Mona Baker, 2013 Contents 1. Introduction 1.1. Accountability 1.2. Professional Engagement with Ethics 1.3 Political Conflict 1.4  Technological Advances 2. Ethics in Translator and Interpreter Education and Professional Codes of Practice 3. Incorporating Ethics in the Curriculum 3.1. Conceptual Tools 3.2  Ethics Themes in Translation and

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