News and Events

RCT invites scholars or research students to submit articles in Chinese translation history research. Submitted articles should be written in either Chinese or English and published in a refereed journal within the calendar year 2023.

Jan 2024

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CUHK Library, co-organised with RCT, has chosen the 100th anniversary of Hawkes’ birth and the 60th anniversary of the University to bring before the public a selection of items from its rich and growing Archive, in an exhibition which showcases the strong connection between Professor Hawkes and the city. Please click here for more information about the exhibition.

Time: 6 October 2023 – 15 March 2024   Venue: Exhibition Area, University Library, CUHK

Jan 2024

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With the aim to encourage young scholars to actively participate in Chinese translation studies and strengthen academic exchange, the RCT will organise the 11th Young Researchers’ Conference on Chinese Translation Studies on 12-13 December 2024.

Jan 2024

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The Fourth International Conference on Chinese Translation History: ‘Translation and Power’, organised by the Research Centre for Translation and co-organised by the Department of Translation, was successfully held at CUHK on 14-16 December, 2023.

14-16 Dec 2023

It is with great pleasure that we announce Dr. SHI Guang to be the SPECIAL MENTION of the 25th Stephen C. Soong Awards.

Aug 2023

Renditions no. 99 is out now! The special issue is devoted to translations of modern poetry from Taiwan, as expertly collected and edited by Michelle Yeh. 

May 2023

This is a general issue that provides an eclectic mix of poetry, prose, and fiction from as early as the Northern Wei to the 1950s by acclaimed writers.

Nov 2022


Jun 2022

This volume, edited by T. H. Barrett and Lawrence Wang-chi Wong, investigate translations from the languages of China into the languages of Western societies, from the 17th to the 20th centuries.

Apr 2022