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Title: Babels, the social forum and the conference : interpreting community overlapping and competing narratives on activism and interpreting in the era of globalisation
Author: Boéri, Julie
ISNI:       0000 0004 2675 9728
Current Institution: University of Manchester
Date of Award: 2009
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In a society increasingly polarised by processes of globalisation, and given the shift from national to transnational spheres of action in resisting these processes, there is a pressing need to reflect on the socio-political profile of translators and interpreters, not only in the labour market of the public and private sectors, but also in civil society. This case-study of activist interpreting ultimately invites practitioners, professionals and scholars to critically reflect on the narratives that circulate in the field in order to bring about greater engagement with the role played by translation and interpreting in an increasingly competitive, polarised and violent society.
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Qualification Name: Thesis (Ph.D.) Qualification Level: Doctoral
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