The book series, edited by Nicoletta Pesaro and sponsored by the Department of Asian and North African Studies, aims to give voice to a time-honoured branch of theoretical and practical research across the disciplines and research domains within the Department.
The series aims to establish a platform for scholarly discussion and a space for international dialogue on the translation of Asian and North African languages. In doing so, the project aims to observe and verify the translingual and transcultural dynamics triggered by translation from and into said ‘languages-cultures’, as well as to identify and explore the deep cultural mechanisms and structures involved in interethnic behaviours and relationships. Translation is also a major research tool in the humanities. As a matter of fact, a hermeneutic potential in terms of cultural mediation is inherent in translation activities and in the reflection on translation: it is precisely this potential that allows scholars, in both their research and dissemination work, to bring to the surface the interethnic and intercultural dynamics regulating the relationships between civilisations, both diachronically and synchronically. The project is a continuation and a development of the research carried out in recent years by the former Department of East Asian Studies – now Department of Asian and North African Studies – of Ca’ Foscari University of Venice through a series of initiatives organised by the research group on the translation of Asian languages “Laboratorio sulla Traduzione delle Lingue orientali” (Laboratori sulle lingue orientali). Such activities involved periodical meetings on translation, whose objective was to introduce and discuss specific issues in translation from and into Asian languages, as well as several international events (workshops, conferences, and symposia).
Nicoletta Pesaro, Università Ca’ Foscari Venezia, Italia
Giorgio Amitrano, Università degli Studi di Napoli «L'Orientale», Italia
Anne Bayard-Sakai, Institut National des Langues et Civilisations Orientales, Paris, France
Gianluca Coci, Università degli Studi di Torino, Italia
Noël Dutrait, Université Aix-Marseille, Aix-en-Provence, France
Monika Gaenssbauer, Friedrich-Alexander Universität, Erlangen-Nürberg, Deutschland
Babli Moitra Saraf, University of Delhi, India
Bruno Osimo, Civica Scuola Interpreti e Traduttori, Milano, Italia
Lorenza Rega, Università degli Studi di Trieste, Italia
Nana Sato-Rossberg, SOAS, University of London, UK
Giuliana Schiavi, Scuola Superiore Mediatori Linguistici, Vicenza, Italia
Stefania Stafutti, Università degli Studi di Torino, Italia
Lawrence Venuti, Temple University, Philadelphia, USA
Yinde Zhang, Université Sorbonne, Paris 3, France
Agorni Mirella, Università Ca’ Foscari Venezia, Italia
Martina Codeluppi, Università Ca’ Foscari Venezia; Università degli Studi di Napoli «L'Orientale», Italia
Antonella Ghersetti, Università Ca’ Foscari Venezia, Italia
Sona Haroutyunian, Università Ca’ Foscari Venezia, Italia
Paolo Magagnin, Università Ca’ Foscari Venezia, Italia
Michele Mannoni, Università degli Studi di Perugia, Italia
Caterina Mazza, Università Ca’ Foscari Venezia, Italia
Daniela Meneghini, Università Ca’ Foscari Venezia, Italia
Melinda Pirazzoli, Alma Mater Studiorum, Università di Bologna, Italia
Simone Sibilio, Università Ca’ Foscari Venezia, Italia
Francesco Vitucci, Alma Mater Studiorum, Università di Bologna, Italia
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Last update: 29 March 2021
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