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FIT Prize for Excellence in Scientific and Technical Translation

FIT has an international translation prize designed to promote scientific and technical translation, improve the quality thereof and draw attention to the role of translators in spreading knowledge to all the peoples of the world. The prize is sponsored by … Continue reading

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FIT Prize for Interpreting Excellence

FIT has an international prize for interpretation designed to promote and improve the quality of interpreting and draw attention to the role of interpreters in providing professional language access in a wide variety of situations. The prize was initiated by … Continue reading

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Karel Čapek Medal for Translation from a Language of Limited Diffusion

FIT has an international translation award designed to promote the translation of literary works written in languages of limited diffusion. The objectives of the award are to improve the quality of such literary translations and to draw attention to the … Continue reading

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FIT Prize for Best Periodical

The competition is open to any journal published by any FIT member, or any recognized branch, chapter, regional group or section of such organization. 2014 winner ITI Bulletin, published by the Institute of Translators and Interpreters in the UK with … Continue reading

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FIT Prize for Best Website

Any FIT member in good standing or any recognized branch, chapter, regional group or section thereof is entitled to nominate its website for the Best Website Prize. A Certificate of Merit will be awarded to the website which is considered … Continue reading

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Aurora Borealis Prize for Outstanding Translation of Non-Fiction Literature

FIT has an international translation prize designed to promote the translation of non-fiction literature, improve the quality thereof and draw attention to the role of translators in bringing the peoples of the world closer together in terms of culture. The … Continue reading

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Aurora Borealis Prize for Outstanding Translation of Fiction Literature

FIT has an international translation prize designed to promote the translation of fiction literature, improve the quality thereof and draw attention to the role of translators in bringing the peoples of the world closer together in terms of culture. The … Continue reading

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Astrid Lindgren Prize

FIT has an international translation prize designed to promote the translation of children’s literature, improve the quality thereof and draw attention to the role of translators in bringing the peoples of the world closer together in terms of culture. The … Continue reading

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Pierre-François Caillé Medal

Pierre-François Caillé was the founder of FIT. The Pierre-François Caillé Memorial Medal is intended to provide recognition to individuals who have demonstrated exceptional merit in promoting the status and reputation of the translation profession at the international level. Recipient in … Continue reading

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FIT Prizes and Awards

One of the most important and widely recognized functions FIT fulfils for its member associations is the awarding of FIT prizes and awards at FIT World Congresses. Being selected by an international jury to receive a FIT prize or award … Continue reading

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