Interpreting Conflict: Training Challenges in Humanitarian Field Interpreting

Barbara Moser-Mercer, Leïla Kherbiche and Barbara Class* Journal of Human Rights Practice (2014) 6(1): 140-158. doi: 10.1093/jhuman/hut025 First published online: January 6, 2014   Abstract When communication breaks down, conflict ensues. Resolving conflicts successfully relies heavily on re-establishing communication. Almost all conflicts involve parties who do not speak the same language or share the same culture. Language is the main vehicle of communication under such difficult circumstances, and

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