Wikipedia as a Disruptive Translation Environment: An analysis of the Istanbul/İstanbul controversy

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Abstract

This article presents a case-study focused on the collaborative construction of the English-language Wikipedia article about ‘Istanbul’. It tracks the evolution of a heated debate revolving around the city’s name and highlights the extent to which translation practices in this online environment are shaped by the website’s disruptive digital geography.

Original languageEnglish
JournalRevista Tradumàtica: tecnologies de la traducció
Volume16
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 31 Dec 2018

Keywords

  • Wikipedia
  • Translation

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