The Man Booker International Prize for translated fiction, awarded last night to South Korean author Han Kang, is to be split with translator Deborah Smith, signalling a clear recognition of the translator’s contribution to literature.
The Third Conference on Translating China, supported by CIOL, was held on 16-17 April 2016 at the Shanghai University of Electric Power. The conference theme was 'Reflections on Chinese and Western Translation Theories’ and was held in response...
The Chartered Institute of Linguists (CIOL) is delighted to announce that Karen Stokes FCIL CL was elected as its new Chair at the CIOL Council meeting held in London on 23 April.
CIOL is pleased to announce a new membership pathway, designed to fulfil the organisation’s leading aim of growing membership over the coming years.
CIOL's Head of Membership Jane Galbraith offers her thoughts on membership excellence as MemberWise's latest guest blogger:
The Language Show Live opened its doors for the first time at the weekend in Scotland, and CIOL was among the exhibitors at the inaugural show north of the border.
The Home Office has dropped plans to cut the wages of its pool of more than 2,000 interpreters following threats of a mass boycott, which could have brought the system for processing immigration claims across the country to a halt.
The CPD Standards Office, in partnership with CIOL, has awarded CPD accredited status to eCPD Webinars Ltd for its online webinars, videos and training courses.
The Office of Qualifications and Examinations Regulation (Ofqual) regulates qualifications, examinations and assessments, and has recently replaced its Qualifications and Credit Framework (QCF) with a new framework for developing and regulating...
The Chartered Institute of Linguists (CIOL) has responded to Home Office plans to reduce rates of interpreters' pay through the umbrella group PI4J (Professional Interpreters for Justice).