Mette Rudvin

List of John Benjamins publications for which Mette Rudvin plays a role.


This paper examines the role of language mediators in the education and health sectors in Italy. In the Italian tradition ‘language mediation’ and ‘intercultural mediation’ are terms commonly used to describe a profession that include, but do not totally overlap with, ‘community interpreting’. We… read more
This paper focuses on the relationship between professionalism and cultural constructions of selfhood, in particular the differences between group-based and individual-based identity-building processes. The underlying assumption is that the interpreter’s cultural parameters affect his/her view of… read more
Rudvin, Mette 2006 Negotiating linguistic and cultural identities in interpreter-mediated communication for public health servicesSociocultural Aspects of Translating and Interpreting, Pym, Anthony, Miriam Shlesinger † and Zuzana Jettmarová (eds.), pp. 173–190 | Article
This paper explores ways in which identities are negotiated (linguistically, culturally, institutionally, ethnically) in interpreter-mediated communication for public services with particular emphasis on medical interpreting. Given that cultural/ethnic identity is made manifest in language,… read more