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Tuesday, 12 February 2013 14:33

Translation in an Age of Austerity

MTM journal will publish a special issue on "Translation in an Age of Austerity" in January 2014 (issue n°5) and is inviting contributions on any aspect of the area. 

The next issue of mTm will discuss the impact of austerity on translation, language policy, and multilingualism and is inviting contributions on any aspect of the area. 

Suggested topics are: sociocultural aspects of translation, agents of power and power relations on translation, terminological aspects of austerity, new trends such as crowdsourcing and activism and their impact on the translation profession, the impact of austerity on language policy and multilingualism in the EU and other institutions, globalization, colonization and cannibalization, pedagogical implications of austerity, the professional status of translators and 'amateur' translation, machine translation with post-editing.

Articles may be submitted in the following languages: English, German and French.

All contributions to be sent by July 31st 2013 to the guest editors of the volume: Prof. Margaret Rogers (University of Surrey) at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and Dr. Vilelmini Sossoni (Ionian University) at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., with the Subject line MTM Issue 5.

 
About MTM Journal

MTM Journal is a new international refereed journal with an Editorial Board comprised of leading scholars in the field of translation studies. MTM aims at starting and promoting a discussion on the particularities of translation from major into minor languages and vice versa, as well as of translation between minor languages. 

By the term minor language, we mean either a language of limited diffusion or one of intermediate diffusion compared to a major language or language of unlimited diffusion.

By the term major language, we mean either a language of unlimited diffusion such as English, or a language that enjoys major status within a state where other, officially recognised minor languages are also spoken (e.g. Finnish as an official language in Finland compared to Swedish). 

MTM will be published provisionally as one volume per year.

All articles must be accompanied by an abstract of about 200 words in English.

For more information go to http://www.mtmjournal.gr/.

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