Interpreting Studies

Franz Pöchhacker
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Interpreting Studies is the academic discipline that has interpreting as its object of study. In name and nature, it is closely related with Translation Studies, and since interpreting is essentially regarded as a form of translational activity, Interpreting Studies can be viewed as a subdiscipline of the wider field of Translation Studies. At the same time, the evolution of the field and its interdisciplinary sources and ramifications give Interpreting Studies a distinct disciplinary profile of its own, as reflected in its models and methodological approaches and its underlying professional orientation.

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