From text to data: Mediality in corpus-based translation studies

Jan Buts & Henry Jones MonTI: Monografías de Traducción e Interpretación URI: http://rua.ua.es/dspace/handle/10045/115357 Abstract This paper seeks to promote deeper reflection within the field of corpus-based translation studies (CTS) regarding the digital tools by means of which research in this discipline proceeds. It explicates a range of possibilities and constraints brought to the analysis of translated texts by the keyword

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Epistemologies of Evidence-based Medicine

Buts, Jan, Mona Baker, Saturnino Luz and Eivind Engebretsen (2021) ‘Epistemologies of Evidence-based Medicine: A plea for corpus-based conceptual research in the medical humanities’, Medicine, Health Care and Philosophy. https://doi-org.ezproxy.uio.no/10.1007/s11019-021-10027-2 OPEN ACCESS https://link-springer-com.ezproxy.uio.no/article/10.1007/s11019-021-10027-2 Abstract Evidence-based medicine has been the subject of much controversy within and outside the field of medicine, with its detractors characterizing it as reductionist and authoritarian, and

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My Child Asks, ‘Can Israel Destroy Our Building if the Power Is Out?’

By Refaat Alareer The New York Times May 13, 2021   TAL AL-HAWA, Gaza Strip — On Tuesday night, my wife, six children and I huddled in the living room of our apartment, the place least likely to take a stray hit from Israeli missiles or the debris they scatter. We were watching Al Jazeera’s livestreaming of Israeli warplanes’ imminent

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25 years of The Translator: Mona Baker, Moira Inghilleri and Dirk Delabastita in conversation with Sue-Ann Harding and Loredana Polezzi

The Translator Volume 26, No. 3, 2020 Pages 297-309 | Published online: 11 Jan 2021   OPEN ACCESS   This conversation, which took place in the summer of 2020, traces 25 years of publishing The Translator, from its inception and early days, to its establishment as a leading international publication in the field of Translation Studies, to the move from St

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Using Corpora to Trace the Cross-Cultural Mediation of Concepts through Time

  An interview with the coordinators of the Genealogies of Knowledge Research Network     Mona Baker, Shanghai International Studies University, China & University of Manchester, UK Jan Buts, Trinity College Dublin, Ireland Henry Jones, Aston University, UK Interview by Zhao Wenjing, Zhengzhou Shengda University and Henan Normal University, and Yang Guosheng, Henan Polytechnic   (1) Can you say something

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The Ethics of Volunteerism in Translation: Translators Without Borders and the Platform Economy

Covering Note   The Ethics of Volunteerism Attila Piróth and Mona Baker October 2019   Some background to our decision to publish this article independently is in order. First, neither of us is under pressure to publish at all. Attila is a professional translator whose career would hardly benefit from a scholarly publication, and may even be negatively impacted by

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‘Is Climate Science Taking Over the Science?’: OPEN ACCESS

A corpus-based study of competing stances on bias, dogma and expertise in the blogosphere Luis Pérez-González  Humanities and Social Sciences Communications volume 7, Article number: 92 (2020) Abstract Climate change science has become an increasingly polarized site of controversy, where discussions on epistemological rigour are difficult to separate from debates on the impact that economic and political interests have on the production of

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Activism

Mona Baker Entry for the AHRC Translating Cultures Glossary (forthcoming)   Activism is generally understood to designate a broad range of direct and indirect interventions aimed at provoking political or social change. It is often assumed to be the preserve of left-wing politics, but many right-wing groups also see themselves as activists engaged in changing society for the better: Baker

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