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Nico Wiersema

Mr. Wiersema was born in The Netherlands in 1971. He studied English language and literature at the University of Amsterdam and took an MA in Translation Studies at the same university. -In 1995 he moved to Mexico City. Currently he is employed at the Instituto Tecnolgico y de Estudios Superiores de Monterrey (ITESM) in Mexico City. Mr. Wiersema is a Profesor of English (University) and Dutch (the latter at the University's Language Centre). He is working on a PhD dissertation with the University of Utrecht (the Netherlands). .
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» Globalisation and Translation A discussion of the effect of globalisation on today's translation
By Nico Wiersema | Published 06/8/2005 | Localization and Globalization | Recommendation:
The objective of an article I published in September 2003 in De Linguaan, a magazine for members of the Netherlands Society of Translators and Interpreters, was to clarify my statement that, because of the current trend of globalisation, the translator no longer has the absolute need to always find a translation of a term in the target language if this would make the target-language text lose cred ...
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