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TII’s Language Center takes part in Made in China Exhibition
HBKU’s Translation and Interpreting Institute Sheds Light On the Value of Translation at the Distinguished Public Talk “Translation between Education and Evaluation”
TII’s ‘Translating the Gulf: Beyond Fault Lines’ Conference in March 2015

The Translation and Interpreting Institute of Hamad bin Khalifa University (HBKU), a member of Qatar Foundation (QF) for Education, Science, and Community Development, organized its Sixth Annual International Translation Conference. The event, scheduled for March 23-24, 2015 at...

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HBKU’s TII Signs Agreement with Chinese Embassy

The Translation and Interpreting Institute (TII) of Hamad Bin Khalifa University (HBKU), a member of Qatar Foundation, signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the Chinese embassy in Qatar recently.

Recognising the importance of Arabic and Chinese language, education and culture in the global economy, both parties have...

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Using Language to Spread Message across Cultures

Dr Mona Baker, a Professor of Translation Studies, and Director of the Centre for Translation and International Studies at the University of Manchester in the UK, outlined her views on how translators and interpreters operate in political conflicts, as a guest of Hamad bin Khalifa University’s Translation and Interpreting Institute (TII) on 21 October 2014.

Part of TII’s Distinguished Public Talks series, reflecting the institute’s commitment and contribution to Qatar’s knowledge-based future, Dr Baker’s talk at...

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HBKU’S TII Welcomes its Class of 2016

A record number of graduate students have been welcomed to Hamad bin Khalifa University’s (HBKU’s) Translation and Interpreting Institute (TII). Orientation events were organized for the Class of 2016 students who are enrolled in TII’s already established MA in Translation Studies program (MATS) and its inaugural MA in Audiovisual Translation program (MAAT).

This year the number of students admitted at TII has...

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Hamad bin Khalifa University’s Translation and Interpreting Institute Master Program Validated by the University of Geneva

The Translation and Interpreting Institute (TII) at Hamad bin Khalifa University (HBKU), a member of Qatar Foundation for Education, Science and Community Development (QF), officially announced obtaining the validation for its Master of Arts in Translation Studies from the University of Geneva. With this endorsement, TII is now recognized as offering both the first graduate degree in translation in the State of Qatar as well as the first externally validated graduate degree at HBKU.
 
A ceremonial event recognizing TII’s achievement was held on May 5th at...

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HBKU’s TII Fifth Annual International Translation Conference Closes at QNCC

The Translation and Interpreting Institute (TII) of Hamad bin Khalifa University (HBKU), a member of Qatar Foundation for Science, Education, and Community Development (QF) closed their Fifth Annual International Translation Conference on April 15th at the Qatar National Convention Center (QNCC).

TII’s Fifth Annual International Translation Conference that is sponsored by...

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HBKU's TII Signs MoU with Qatar Olympic Committee

Qatar Olympic Committee (QOC) and Hamad bin Khalifa University’s Translation and Interpreting Institute (TII), signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) aimed at consolidating cooperation between the two institutions in the field of translation, interpreting, revision and editing. The signing ceremony was held yesterday at TII, housed in the Al-Awsaj building in Education City. 

Mr. Fisal Al-Mansoori, Public Relations and Marketing Director, signed on...

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