Kaiser Haq at the Sonnet Exchange event in the Southbank Centre

For the Sonnet Exchange event at Alchemy Festival this year, DTC Director Poet Kaiser Haq was invited and commissioned to write a response to Shakespeare. Kaiser chose to take as his starting point Sonnet 66, ‘Tired with all these, for restful death I cry’. Read the poem here- https://literature.britishcouncil.org/blog/2016/kaiser-haq/

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DTC Director Kaiser Haq marks the release of his poetry in French.

DTC Director Kaiser Haq talks at a poetry reading and discussion session in France to mark the release of a selection of his poetry in French translation titled “How Many Buddhas” (Éditions Caractères). Other panelists include philosopher Bernard-Henri Lévy, writer and academician Erik Orsenna, publisher Nicole Gdalia and translator Olivier Litvin. The session was part […]

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DTC to Create ‘Library of Bangladesh’

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DHAKA, 23 FEBRUARY 2015 – The Dhaka Translation Center (DTC) at the University of Liberal Arts Bangladesh (ULAB) has announced plans to create a “Library of Bangladesh” to make works by leading Bangladeshi writers accessible in high-quality translations. The announcement was made by Dr. Kazi Anis Ahmed, founder of the Center, at a press conference […]

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DTC’s Inaugural 5-day Translation Workshop Commences

DHAKA, 15 November 2014 – The Dhaka Translation Center (DTC) at the University of Liberal Arts Bangladesh (ULAB) began a 5-day Bangla-English Literary Translation Workshop earlier today. Professor Imran Rahman, Vice Chancellor of ULAB, inaugurated the workshop. Organized in partnership with the British Centre for Literary Translation, Commonwealth Writers and English PEN, the workshop will […]

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