Books allow ideas and stories to travel, and translations are the vehicle of choice. Oddly enough for such a fundamental mechanism at the core of culture and cultural diversity, we have little precise knowledge, and certainly no data based analysis about the patterns formed by those flows, and even less about the forces driving or […]
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September 14, 2009 by ruediger
I admit that I would go a long way only to find a reason to put up this unique picture featuring comic legend Dennis Patrick in his hay day as a pop culture icon likened until today by his fans to Elvis Presley or Lucille Ball. But I don’t need to be original myself. It […]
Invitation: On Translation conference and Diversity Report 2009
August 20, 2009 by ruediger
Following up on the very successful and fruitful debates at last yearâ€™s â€žOn Translationâ€ś conference at the Vienna book fair Buch Wien, we prepare for a next move with the â€śOn Translationâ€ť conference and â€śDiversity Reportâ€ť 2009 and want to encourage your participation and involvement. Presentations and debates will focus on reliable information sources and […]