International Conference on Translating and Interpreting China with a Pre-conference Workshop

Theme: Translating and Interpreting China

Date: 31 May – 1 June 2024 (Fri & Sat)
Venue: Shaw Campus, Hong Kong Baptist University
Mode: Face-to-face

Centre for Translation, Hong Kong Baptist University, and
Department of Translation, Interpreting and Intercultural Studies, Hong Kong Baptist University

Organizing Committee:

  • Yau Wai Ping (Director, Centre for Translation, Hong Kong Baptist University)
  • Jun Pan (Research Fellow, Centre for Translation)
  • Mark Shuttleworth (Associate Director, Centre for Translation)


Date: 1 Jun 2024 (Sat)
Time: 9:00am-6:00pm
Venue: WLB109, Dr Wu Yee Sun Lecture Theatre, Shaw Campus, HKBU

Keynote Speeches:

  • Title: Translating from No or Few Formal Source Texts – A  Discussion of the Translation Processes in the Production of a Book about Shanghai
    Speaker: Chai Mingjiong (Shanghai International Studies University)
  • Title: The Long Journey of Renditions
    Speaker: Theodore Huters (University of California, Los Angeles)
  • Title: Translating Chinese Literature for Contemporary English Readers: Meaning, imagology and Context
    Speaker: Tan Zaixi (Hong Kong Baptist University)
  • Title: Translation and interpreting China for the World: Challenges and Opportunities
    Speaker: Roberto A. Valdeón (University of Oviedo)

Invited Speakers:

  • Gao Bin (Beijing Foreign Studies University)
  • Han Ziman (Shanghai International Studies University)
  • Jiang Fan (Shanghai International Studies University)
  • Lan Hongjun (Guangdong University of Foreign Studies)
  • Li Dechao (Hong Kong Polytechnic University)
  • Li Defeng (University of Macau)
  • Peng Qian (Nankai University)
  • Shao Lu (Sun Yat-Sen University)
  • Su Wei (Xiamen University)
  • Xin Guangqin (Shenzhen University)
  • Xiu Wenqiao (China University of Petroleum)
  • Jackie Xiu Yan (City University of Hong Kong)
  • Zhang Jiliang (Shenzhen University)


Date: 31 May 2024 (Fri)
Time: 7:30-9:30pm
Venue: WLB210, Shaw Campus, HKBU


  • Jacqueline Yin San FU (The Government of the HKSAR)

More details on the pre-conference workshops to come.

Free Registration

Registration Link

Registration is required to join the conference and the workshop. As seats are limited, registration will end when all seats are filled. Upon successful registration, participants should receive a confirmation email.

Simple lunch will be provided for successfully registered participants.


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