Carsten Sinner is Full Professor of Iberoromance Linguistics and Translation Studies at Leipzig University, Germany. His areas of interest include sociolinguistics, the historiography of linguistics, and translation studies. He has a special interest in perception studies, koineization, and feigned orality.Christine Paasch-Kaiser is a Postdoctoral Researcher at the Institute of Applied Linguistics and Translatology of Leipzig University, Germany. Her research areas include sociolinguistics, historical linguistics, and translation didactics. She has a special interest in corpus linguistics, syntax, and law and language in the Middle Ages.Johannes Härtel is an information developer at a German software company and a freelance conference interpreter. During his time as a Research Associate at Leipzig University, Germany, he focused on the impact that technology has on interpretation. His research included areas such as speech translation, distance interpreting, and associated quality assurance issues.