Our fellow translator Elizabeth Jacyshyn-Owen is conducting a research project for her MA’s dissertation at The Open University titled “An investigation into the current state of aftercare for conflict-based interpreters and translators: issues, solutions and recommendations”.
The aim of the study is to explore the role of translators and interpreters in situations of conflict, a service mostly taken on by civilians with little or no formal training in these areas. By conducting this research, Elisabeth aims to create a clearer picture of the current state of affairs, in addition to providing solutions-oriented recommendations to help improve the current situation for translators and interpreters.
This opportunity is intended for translators with work experiences in conflict zones.
Elisabeth will conduct completely anonymised interviews with a number of translators and interpreters in order to build a foundation for her recommendation.
- Should you consent to take part in this study, you will be invited for an interview at a time and location convenient for you;
- This interview will be recorded and stored safely on a password protected PC, to which I am the only person to have access which will be securely and permanently erased upon submission of my MA dissertation.
- This interview will last approximately an hour, during which we will talk about your
- You may at any point in the interview request to stop or to have something you have said
struck from the record without providing any reason.
If you are interested and you would like to participate or to know more about this research project, please get in touch with Elisabeth Jacyshyn-Owen at email@example.com