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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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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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