Introduction: borders in translation and intercultural communication

Jonathan Evans, Helen Ringrow

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The introduction to this special issue discusses the notion of border and its position in current scholarship in translation studies and intercultural communication. It then analyses ways in which borders can be useful for thinking, focusing particularly on Walter Mignolo’s notion of “border thinking”. It reviews how borders are viewed in both translation studies and intercultural communication and offers some possible directions for future research before introducing the papers in this special issue.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1-12
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - 23 Sept 2017


  • border
  • Translation
  • Intercultural communication
  • interdisciplinarity


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