European Society for Translation Studies

Founded in Vienna in 1992, the Society now has members in more than 46 countries. It functions as a network for research, a forum for exchange, and a center for research resources.

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Citations and references talk

Citations and references talk Daniel Gile, May 5, 2006 To some young scholars, the obligation to include bibliographical references in their publications is basically a nuisance, especially when they feel they have a contribution to make in the form of new …

Description

Description Gyde Hansen, April 26, 2005 – Copenhagen Business School Description of an observed phenomenon in empirical research is a kind of communication process. There is always an object of description and an activity consisting in describing it for a receiver. What is needed …

Contracts with publishers – Fundamentals 

Contracts with publishers – Fundamentals D.Gile, April 2, 2005 As authors of papers and monographs and editors of collective volumes, we are required to sign contracts with publishers. Such contracts are necessary not only to set out the precise duties and …

Qualitative research in TS – interdisciplinarity + intermethodology

Qualitative research in TS – interdisciplinarity + intermethodology Gyde Hansen, March 2, 2005 – Copenhagen Business School Qualitative research is based on subjective reports, explanations and interpretations. In TS, we need qualitative methods, but we cannot make do with only specific, private findings that cannot be generalized. …

Qualitative research, methods and data

Qualitative research, methods and data Gyde Hansen, February 23, 2005 Copenhagen Business School Qualitative research is “any type of research that produces findings not arrived at by statistical procedures or other means of quantification” (Strauss/Corbin: 10). It is indepth investigation of phenomena, taking as many variables …