A Question of Communication: The Role of Public Service Interpreting in the Migrant Crisis 

Call for Papers: The European Legacy

The editors of The European Legacy have expressed their interest in publishing a Special Issue on A Question of Communication: The Role of Public Service Interpreting in the Migrant Crisis, guest edited by Dr. Michal Schuster, the University of the Free State, Republic of South Africa and Dr. Lluís Baixauli-Olmos, University of Louisville (USA). The Special Issue will be dedicated to the memory of Professor Miriam Shlesinger (1947-2012).

Topics

  • Current challenges of language accessibility in Europe
  • Language policy for accessibility and integration of migrants and asylum seekers
  • Interpreter training and education, particularly for emerging languages
  • Recruiting strategies/methods
  • Turning interpreters into cultural mediators
  • The use of new technologies in interpreting and translation in public services
  • Cooperation between different sectors: public, private, academic and non-governmental
  • If you would like to contribute an article (6000-8000 words) to the Special Issue, please send an abstract (150 words) to Dr. Michal Schuster, at michalschuster@gmail.com, by January 10, 2017.

Submissions will be evaluated by the guest editors before being accepted for publication. Deadline for submission of papers: April 10, 2017.

For further information on the journal and for Guidelines for Authors, please contact the editorial office:

eleg@013net.net or visit the website.

Edna Rosenthal, Editor
Michal Schuster, Guest Editor
Lluís Baixauli-Olmos, Guest Editor 

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