Gokhan FIrat

Gökhan Fırat


Postgraduate Research Student
Translation Studies (BA, MA)

My research project

University roles and responsibilities

  • Postgraduate Researcher

    My qualifications

    2012
    BA- Translation and Interpretation Studies (English><Turkish)
    Trakya University
    2019
    MA- Translation Studies
    Boğaziçi University

    Research

    Research interests

    My publications

    Highlights

    MA thesis:

    Fırat, G. 2019. "Commercial Translation and Professional Translation Practitioners in the Era of Cognitive Capitalism: A Critical Analysis". MA thesis. Boğaziçi University

    Articles in peer-reviewed journals:

    Fırat, G. 2021. "Uberization of Translation: Impacts on Working Conditions". In The Journal of Internationalization and Localization (JIAL) 8 (1) by Julie McDonough Dolmaya and Minako O'Hagan (Eds). John Benjamins.

    Papers presented in conferences:

    Fırat, G. May 2021. "Uberization of Translation: Impacts on Working Conditions". Paper presented at STS Conference, Graz University

    Fırat, G. 2019. "Translator 4.0 in the Era of Globalisation 3.0". Paper presented at Elia Together 2019, Barcelona, Spain.

    Fırat, G. 2019. "AI-Powered Machine Translation: Possible Benefits and Drawbacks". [Invited Presentation]. Adana Bilim & Teknik Uni., Adana, Turkey, 5-Apr-2019.

    Fırat, G. 2018. "We Have a Dream: Translation Village Project, A Case Study". Paper presented at Elia Together 2018, Athens, Greece.

    Fırat, G. 2018. "Current & Prospective Effects of (N)MT and Post-Editing on Turkey’s Translation Industry". Paper presented at 2nd Translation Village Event: Translation, Nature & Technology Spring Camp, İzmir, Turkey.

    Fırat, G. 2017. "The Role & Position of Editors in Culture Planning". Paper presented at Elif Daldeniz Baysan Colloquium for Graduate Research in Translation Studies, Istanbul, Turkey. Okan University.

    Fırat, G. 2017. "Translator 5.0". [Invited Presentation]. Yeni Yüzyıl University Translation Club, Yeni Yüzyıl University, Istanbul, Turkey, 19-Dec-2017.

    Fırat, G. 2017. "Translator 5.0". [Invited Presentation]. Boğaziçi University Translation Club, Boğaziçi University, Istanbul, Turkey, 30-Nov-2017.

    Translated and edited books

    Fırat, G. Book Editor [into Turkish]. 2016. Who Rules the World?. By Noam Chomsky. İnkılâp Publishing House.

    Fırat, G., Acar C., Diri B. Translator [into Turkish]. 2015. The New Annotated Sherlock Holmes. Vol. 2. By Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, Edited with Notes by Leslie S. Klinger. Everest Publishing House.

    Fırat, G. Translator [into Turkish]. 2014. Making the Future: Occupations, Interventions, Empire and Resistance. By Noam Chomsky. İnkılâp Publishing House.

    Fırat, G. Book Editor [into Turkish]. 2014. A Short History of the World. By J. M. Roberts. İnkılâp Publishing House.

    Fırat, G. Book Editor [into Turkish]. 2013. Nuclear War and Environmental Catastrophe. By Noam Chomsky and Laray Polk. İnkılâp Publishing House.

    Fırat, G. Editor [into Turkish]. 2013. Sherlock Holmes: The Complete Collection 1-4. A Study in Scarlet. The Sign of the Four. By Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. Arunas Publishing House.

    Fırat, G. Translator [into Turkish]. 2013. A Christmas Carol. By Charles Dickens. İnkılâp Publishing House.