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Student Orientation Program for MATS Class of 2015

Dr. Amal Mohammed Al-Malki, Executive Director of TII, greeted the new students, followed by a welcome note from Dr. Moneera Al-Ghadeer, Director of Post Graduate Study and Research. Dr. Amal Al-Malki addressed the new students, saying “TII has started with a clear vision to create a hub for the teaching and training of translation, interpreting, and foreign language. Today I invite you to join us in realizing this vision. TII has become a reality through determination and hard work. If there is one thing that describes TII’s community, it is indeed hard work.”  She further added that...

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Hamad bin Khalifa University’s Translation and Interpreting Institute Hosts Professor Jack Shaheen as Part of its Distinguished Public Talks Series

Hamad bin Khalifa University’s (HBKU) Translation and Interpreting Institute (TII) hosted the internationally acclaimed scholar and media critic, Dr. Jack Shaheen, on October 7th as part of its Distinguished Public Talks series.

A committed internationalist and a devoted humanist, Dr. Shaheen has given over a...

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Hamad bin Khalifa University’s Translation and Interpreting Institute and Bloomsbury Qatar Foundation Publishing Welcomed the Public at 4th Annual Translation Conference

Hamad bin Khalifa University’s (HBKU) Translation and Interpreting Institute (TII) and Bloomsbury Qatar Foundation Publishing (BQFP) opened their doors yesterday morning for the 4th Annual Translation Conference at the HBKU Student Center. The conference focuses on the theme “Texts in Contexts: New Cultural Constellations in Translation Studies.” Dr. Amal Al-Malki, Executive Director of TII and Hanouf Al-Buainain, Director of BQFP welcomed guests representing over twenty nationalities. Al-Malki and Al-Buainain remarked on the...

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TII Signs MoU with French Counterparts

Hamad bin Khalifa University (HBKU) is proud to announce the signing of two memorandums of understanding and an agreement that will promote the French language to its graduate students and to the citizens of Qatar. HBKU’s collaboration efforts through its Translation and Interpreting Institute (TII), with the Institut Français and Sorbonne Nouvelle University Paris – 3’s École Supérieure d’Interprètes et de Traducteurs (ESIT), will encourage exchange in the cultural and linguistic domains and in the areas of research and higher education. 
 
HBKU’s TII aims to provide Qatar and GCC countries with...

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HBKU’S TII Welcomes its First Batch of MA Students

The Translation and Interpreting Institute (TII) held a student orientation event yesterday, welcoming its first batch of Masters students in its first MA program in Translation Studies (MATS).

Students were warmly greeted with a welcome note from TII’s Executive Director, Dr. Amal Mohammed Al-Malki followed by welcome notes from the Director of Postgraduate Studies and Research, Dr. Moneera Al-Ghadir and MATS faculty members. Students were then given a...

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3rd Annual Translation Conference: Translation in and of the world

29 April-- Themed “Translation in and of the World,” the third annual Translation Conference was launched on Sunday, with an impressive array of workshops, keynotes, and events. The conference began with opening remarks from renowned names such as Bloomsbury Qatar Foundation Publishing (BQFP) author Ahdaf Soueif, Amal Al-Malki, Executive Director of the Translation and Interpreting Institute (TII), as well as representatives from the organizing partners BQFP and the British Council.

The Translation Conference has enjoyed...

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