Leading journal for translation studies, translators, terminologists and linguists
Internationally recognized publishing medium for scholars in translation studies for more than 50 years
Forum for outstanding junior scholars
Contributions on issues across languages and on specific languages and cultures
Thorough, detailed articles ensure adequate coverage of topics
High article quality due to peer review and editing
Reaches readers from around the world due to the publication languages English and German
Published in print as well as in Reference Global
Excellent research resource due to online access to all previous volumes
Since its founding in 1956, Lebende Sprachen [Living Languages] has been the leading German journal for foreign languages in research and practice. It contains articles and reviews on language in general and also covers topics on specific languages and cultures, living languages and the life of language. The spectrum of topics includes interlingual phenomena such as diverse facets of translating and interpreting in theory and practice as well as various aspects of translation studies. Furthermore, the journal focuses on intralingual issues in applied linguistics and e.g. in sociolinguistics such as the change of text type and discourse conventions. Lebende Sprachen is directed at professionals such as translators, interpreters, linguists, philologists, lexicologists, terminologists and students of these fields.
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Lebende Sprachen was first published in 1956 by Langenscheidt Berlin, edited by Alexander Lane and Günther Haensch.
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Editorial Board Carsten Sinner, Leipzig University, Germany Ginette Castro, Temuco Catholic University, Chile Sue Ellen Wright, Kent State University, Ohio, USA Klaus Schubert, University of Hildesheim, Germany Ailing Chang, Shanghai International Studies University, China Gina Abou Fadel Saad, Saint Joseph University, Beirut, Lebanon Nikolai K. Garbovskiy, Lomonosow Moscow State University, Russia