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We’re very grateful to Nick Stember for providing this great write-up of our symposium! Nick is a translator and historian of Chinese comics and science fiction, currently working on a PhD on early Reform-era lianhuanhua (comic books) in the Faculty of Asian and Middle Eastern Studies at the University of Cambridge....

Seeing as summer is here, and we’ve had a busy last 12 months, we thought it was time for an update! 2018/19 has been a bumper year for us – after our initial launch with the author Zhang Xinxin and translator Helen Wang, we’ve had a truly wonderful and diverse...

In the latest of our series of interviews with translators, we’re very happy to be joined by Michael M. Day, whose translation of Liao Yiwu’s 廖亦武 ‘City of Death’ is featured on our book club this June.  As well as being a translator of Chinese poetry and fiction, Michael is...

For this special post in our Talking Translation series we’re delighted to be joined by Jasmine Alexander, the winner of our fourth Bai Meigui Translation Competition! This was the first year that our competition has been open exclusively to secondary school students, and we were incredibly impressed by the quality...

In the latest of our series of interviews with translators, we’re delighted to be joined by Lucas Klein, who tells us more about his work, and in particular his much-lauded translation of Xi Chuan’s poems, Notes From the Mosquito. Xi Chuan was author of the month on our Book Club in...

We are delighted that our Teaching Consultant and Advisory Board member Dr Theresa Munford, of St Gregory’s School in Bath, has created a blog series for us on the practicalities of using an authentic text to create a Y10 scheme of work. The text she has chosen is The Ventriloquist’s Daughter...

We are delighted that our Teaching Consultant and Advisory Board member Dr Theresa Munford, of St Gregory’s School in Bath, has created a blog series for us on the practicalities of using an authentic text to create a Y10 scheme of work. The text she has chosen is The Ventriloquist’s Daughter...

We are delighted that our Teaching Consultant and Advisory Board member Dr Theresa Munford, of St Gregory’s School in Bath, has created a blog series for us on the practicalities of using an authentic text to create a Y10 scheme of work. The text she has chosen is The Ventriloquist’s Daughter...

We are delighted that our Teaching Consultant and Advisory Board member Dr Theresa Munford, of St Gregory’s School in Bath, has created a blog series for us on the practicalities of using an authentic text to create a Y10 scheme of work. The text she has chosen is The Ventriloquist’s Daughter...

We are delighted that our Teaching Consultant and Advisory Board member Dr Theresa Munford, of St Gregory’s School in Bath, has created a blog series for us on the practicalities of using an authentic text to create a Y10 scheme of work. The text she has chosen is The Ventriloquist’s Daughter...