[New Publication] The individual on the move: Redefining ‘individualism’ in China

The article entitled ‘The individual on the move: Redefining ‘individualism’ in China’ by Yifan Zhu, the associate director of Jiao Tong Baker Centre, and Kyung Hye Kim, a member of Jiao Tong Baker Centre, is now published online in Translation and Interpreting Studies. https://doi.org/10.1075/tis.19052.zhu How does China appraise self and others? A corpus-based analysis of Chinese political discourse Yifan Zhu, […]

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[New Publication] Translation and Multimodality Beyond Words, 1st Edition

Translation and Multimodality Beyond Words, 1st Edition Edited by Monica Boria, Ángeles Carreres, María Noriega-Sánchez, Marcus Tomalin Routledge Translation and Multimodality: Beyond Words is one of the first books to explore how translation needs to be redefined and reconfigured in contexts where multiple modes of communication, such as writing, images, gesture, and music, occur simultaneously. Bringing together world-leading experts in translation theory and multimodality, each […]

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[New Publication] When News Travels East Translation Practices by Japanese Newspapers

When News Travels East Translation Practices by Japanese Newspapers Kayo Matsushita Journalism and unique translation practices by Japanese media today International news stories provided to the public basically rely on translation. Most of this translation is done not by translators, but by journalists with practically no training in translation. What happens when the norms of journalism and those of translation […]

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[New Publication] The Bloomsbury Companion to Language Industry Studies

The Bloomsbury Companion to Language Industry Studies Editor(s): Erik Angelone, Maureen Ehrensberger-Dow, Gary Massey About The Bloomsbury Companion to Language Industry Studies This volume provides a comprehensive overview of the key issues shaping the language industry, including translation, interpreting, machine translation, editing, terminology management, technology and accessibility. By exploring current and future research topics and methods, the Companion addresses language industry stakeholders, researchers, […]

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[New Publication] Translation in Cascading Crises

Translation in Cascading Crises 1st Edition, Edited by Federico M. Federici, Sharon O’Brien Routledge Description This volume addresses the imperative need for recognizing, exploring, and developing the role of multilingual communication in crisis settings. It is recognized that ‘communication is aid’ and that access to communication is an undeniable human right in crises. Even where effective and accurate information is available […]

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[New Publication] International network in crisis translation – Recommendations on policies

International network in crisis translation – Recommendations on policies Federici, Federico M., O’Brien, Sharon , Cadwell, Patrick, Marlowe, Jay, Gerber, Brian and Davis, Olga (2019) International network in crisis translation – Recommendations on policies. Policy Report. Dublin City University. Full text available as: PDF – Requires a PDF viewer such as GSview, Xpdf or Adobe Acrobat Reader 192kB Abstract The H2020-funded (Marie Skłodowska-Curie grant agreement No 734211) INTERACT project presents recommendations to local, national and […]

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[New Publication] The Ethics of Volunteerism Attila Piróth and Mona Baker October 2019

Cover note to article on Translators Without Borders, by Attila Piróth and Mona Baker The Ethics of Volunteerism Attila Piróth and Mona Baker October 2019 Click here to download the full article 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 […]

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[New Publication] Translation and prefiguration: consolidating a conceptual encounter

Translation and prefiguration: consolidating a conceptual encounter Jan Buts Perspectives, https://doi.org/10.1080/0907676X.2019.1682626 ABSTRACT The concept of prefiguration, generally referring to the creation of an alternative society within the here and now, has proven highly productive in coming to terms with contemporary social movements, as the term ‘prefigurative’ is used to group a number of political phenomena that share at least the […]

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[New Publication] Shifting characterizations of the ‘Common People’ in modern English retranslations of Thucydides’ History of the Peloponnesian War: a corpus-based analysis

Shifting characterizations of the ‘Common People’ in modern English retranslations of Thucydides’ History of the Peloponnesian War: a corpus-based analysis Henry Jones Palgrave Communications volume 5, Article number: 135 (2019) https://doi.org/10.1057/s41599-019-0348-0 Abstract Little research has yet explored the impact of (re)translation on narrative characterization, that is, on the process through which the various actors depicted in a narrative are attributed […]

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[New Publication] Sociological formation and reception of translation

A member of Jiao Tong Baker Centre, Yu Jing (co-author)’s article entitled ‘Sociological formation and reception of translation: The case of Kinkley’s translation of Biancheng’ is now published online in Translation and Interpreting Studies. Sociological formation and reception of translation: The case of Kinkley’s translation of Biancheng Published in Translation and Interpreting Studies Author(s): Minhui Xu (first author)  and Jing Yu (co-author) DOI: https://doi.org/10.1075/tis.19039.xu […]

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