Author: Pablo Markin

Growing Support for Open Access in German-Speaking Countries

As the Austrian Science Fund FWF has been expanding the list of certified publishers eligible for its funding aimed at promoting open access for monograph-scale publications, such as by adding De Gruyter to this category, this appears to be a part of a larger trend of the growing recognition by…

The Globalization of Cultural Policy in the Middle East

Only recently, De Gruyter has announced that two of its authors have won Sheikh Zayed Book Awards for translation and original research. Namely, these were Ziad Bou Akl’s French translation of Averroes and David Wirmer’s German-language disquisition on the Andalusian-Arab thinker Ibn Bāǧǧa. The latter work not only discusses the…

Cross-Border Migrations as Inter-Cultural Movements of Translation

Bangkok International Film Festival on Ending Violence against Women and Girls 26-29 November 2015, SF World Cinema, Central World Bangkok | © UN WomenEspecially in recent years, migrations have reclaimed headlines. This applies to migrant movements from Eastern to Western Europe, from the Middle East to Southern Europe and from…