Introducing a once-a-year renewal system We are only as strong as the sum of our parts, and becoming part of Critical Link has never been easier. We have streamlined our sign up and renewal procedure with active links on the website. Please note we have moved to a once-a-year April renewal for everyone. Mark your calendars and click to renew in April. Spread the word! 5 membership advantages Access to our newsletter Connection to the international community interpreting movement News of upcoming conferences and events Support and advocacy from a global network of colleagues A private place to share your […]
Re-cap of the Association of Visual Language Interpreters of Canada’s most recent conference Interpreters and Human Rights. That was the theme chosen by the Association of Visual Language Interpreters of Canada (AVLIC) for its recent conference in Winnipeg, Canada held July 8th through 12th, 2014. Language rights are human rights Bonnie Heath, past President of Critical Link, co-chaired the conference. Heath says the clear message coming out of the gathering is that language rights are human rights: “They are inextricably linked, you can’t separate them,” she said. “Our role as interpreters facilitates these human rights protections. We are allies not just […]
Currently seeking representatives in these countries… We have been restructuring to better reflect our more international scope. To do so, we have divided our Critical Link world into 6 regions: 6 regions of CLI Africa Asia North America South America Europe Oceania We currently are seeking representatives in Africa, Asia, South America and Oceania. If you are located in one of those areas and might like to serve as a liaison, please get in touch: firstname.lastname@example.org We want to here what’s happening in your part of the planet!
Exploring ways to bring members the latest academic research available Critical Link’s new Research and Development Committee, Lluis Baixauili, Michal Schuster and Karin Reinhold, have been hard at work. The committee is exploring ways to make the latest academic research available to members. Soon, the Critical Link website will have a Research and Development tab with links to conference abstracts, relevant research papers, journals and interpreter training programs worldwide. Call for submissions Members will be encouraged to contribute research to the Critical Link research publications sharing platform and to upload information on training, calls for papers, project funding sources and suggestions for joint studies. […]