Jan Buts

Jan Buts

I am happy to introduce myself as the Genealogies of Knowledge project’s new Ph.D. Student. At my alma mater, KU Leuven, I was trained as a linguist and literary scholar, specialising in the Dutch and English languages. During my early educational years, I developed a keen interest in poetry and rhetorical narratology, research fields which I tended to approach through

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Conference Announcement 2017

Genealogies of Knowledge

Plans for holding the first international conference organized by the Genealogies of Knowledge team are well under way. The conference is intended to provide a space for scholars from diverse disciplinary backgrounds to discuss various aspects of the impact of translation and other processes of mediation on the evolution of concepts across time and space. It will also provide an

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Genealogies of Knowledge Corpus – software tools

open source

The analysis tool under development for this project is available as a Java WebStart software tool which you can start by clicking on this button:Start GoK Tool Additionally, the software and plugins are available for download at : https://sourceforge.net/projects/modnlp/ This software connects a modnlp based concordance browser to the most recent update of the genealogies corpus. The corpus may be

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Search and visualisation software tools

open source

The Genealogies of Knowledge Corpus is supported by a set of powerful search and visualisation software tools that are being developed specifically for this project. Working with this software will allow the research team to trace the development and mutation of key concepts that have become a core part of our academic and public life, and their contestation and renegotiation by civil society

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Citizen Media and Public Spaces

Citizen Media and Public Spaces

Citizen Media and Public Spaces Diverse Expressions of Citizenship and Dissent Edited by Mona Baker and Bolette B. Blaagaard (2016, Routledge) Citizen Media and Public Spaces presents a pioneering exploration of citizen media as a highly interdisciplinary domain that raises vital political, social and ethical issues relating to conceptions of citizenship and state boundaries, the construction of publics and social

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Congratulations to Luis Pérez-González

University of Manchester

The Genealogies of Knowledge team is pleased to announce that one of its key members, Co-Investigator Luis Pérez-González, has been promoted to a Chair in Translation Studies at the University of Manchester, in recognition of his achievements in the field. Professor Pérez-González is a translation studies scholar with extensive experience in corpus-driven research and the study of citizen media and activism in the digital

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Research Associate: Genealogies of Knowledge (available from 1 January 2017 to 31 March 2020)

University of Manchester

University of Manchester Closing date : 29/05/2016 Reference : HUM-08115 Genealogies of Knowledge: The Evolution and Contestation of Concepts across Time and Space is a 4-year, AHRC-funded project investigating the historical evolution and transformation through translation of key concepts in political and scientific thought that can often be traced back to the ancient Greek world, focusing on translations into early

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