Working groups

Position paper on the constitution of the Open Council

Aim

To describe the reasons behind the foundation of the Open Council.

Members

  • Rosa Agost (MonTI)
  • Łucja Biel (JoSTrans)
  • Pilar Castillo Bernal (Panace@)
  • Anna Jankowska (JAT)
  • Christian Olalla-Soler (TransActions)
  • Işın Öner (transLogos)

Results

The position paper will be presented in the first quarter of 2022.

Position paper on open peer-review

Aim

To explore the possibilities of implementing (some of) the open peer-review practices in Translation and Interpreting Studies.

Members

  • Karen Bennett (Translation Matters)
  • David Charlston (New Voices)
  • Christian Olalla-Soler (TransActions)
  • Leona Van Vaerenbergh (trans-kom)

Results

The position paper will be presented in the first quarter of 2022.

Position paper on quality metrics

Aim

To identify quality metrics used by the Open Council members and explore new metrics.

Members

  • Łucja Biel (JoSTrans)
  • Pilar Castillo Bernal (Panace@)
  • Magda Heydel (Przekładaniec)
  • Soňa Hodáková (Bridge)
  • Ricardo Muñoz (“Glossatori”)
  • Christian Olalla-Soler (TransActions)
  • Sara Rovira-Esteva (RETI)
  • Leona Van Vaerenbergh (trans-kom)

Results

The position paper will be presented in the first quarter of 2022.

Common citation style & list of abbreviations and acronyms

Aim

To devise a common citation style for the Open Council members, as well as a list of abbreviations and acronyms.

Members

  • Juan Antonio Albadalejo (MonTI)
  • Javier Franco Aixelá (BITRA)
  • Paola Gentile (The Interpreters’ Newsletter)
  • Laura Ivaska (MikaEL)
  • Anna Jankowska (JAT)
  • Ricardo Muñoz (”Glossatori”)
  • Isabelle Robert (LANS-TTS)
  • Pilar Sánchez-Gijón (Tradumàtica)
  • Gisele Silva (Translation Matters)

Results

The common citation style and the list of abbreviations and acronyms will be presented in the first quarter of 2022.

Working group on publishing ethics and policies

Aim

To explore common publishing policies for the members of the Open Council.

Members

  • Muhammed Baydere (transLogos)
  • Soňa Hodáková (Bridge)
  • María del Mar Ogea Pozo (Transletters)
  • María Rodríguez-Muñoz (Alfinge)
  • Leona Van Vaerenbergh (trans-kom)

Results 

The conclusions of the working group will be presented in the first quarter of 2022.

Common identity

Aim

To develop common identity materials, the website and the internal and external communication channels of the Open Council.

Members

  • Mikel Garant (CCTL E)
  • Anna Jankowska (JAT)
  • Christian Olalla-Soler (TransActions)
  • Pilar Sánchez-Gijón (Tradumàtica)
  • Nicoletta Spinolo (TransActions)
  • Emília Perez (Bridge)