Wikipedia as a Disruptive Translation Environment: An analysis of the Istanbul/İstanbul controversy


This article presents a case-study focused on the collaborative construction of the English-language Wikipedia article about ‘Istanbul’. It tracks the evolution of a heated debate revolving around the city’s name and highlights the extent to which translation practices in this online environment are shaped by the website’s disruptive digital geography.

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Uncontrolled Keywords: Wikipedia,Translation
Publication ISSN: 1578-7559
Last Modified: 27 Dec 2023 09:19
Date Deposited: 15 Jun 2020 13:36
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PURE Output Type: Article
Published Date: 2018-12-31
Accepted Date: 2018-01-01
Authors: Jones, Henry (ORCID Profile 0000-0003-4544-3086)



Version: Published Version

License: Creative Commons Attribution

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