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Three new Professors join the Department of Modern Languages

Three new Professors join the Department of Modern Languages
Description
This week the Department of Modern Languages is delighted to be welcoming three new Professors to permanent positions of Chair in Modern Languages.
Date:
30/08/2016

MA Translation student offered translation traineeship at European Union in Brussels

MA Translation student offered translation traineeship at European Union in Brussels
Description
Marina Pekris, who is currently completing an MA in Translation Studies, has been offered a five-month paid translation traineeship at the European Union Directorate-General for Translation in Brussels.
Date:
07/07/2016

Translators and printers in Renaissance Europe

Translators  and printers in Renaissance Europe
Description
BCT Director Dr Hilary Brown has been invited to speak at a conference on "Translators and Printers in Renaissance Europe: Framing Identity and Agency" at the Institute of Modern Languages Research, University of London (29 – 30 September 2016).
Date:
07/07/2016

Call for papers: HAIT International Symposium

Call for papers: HAIT International Symposium
Description
The Higher Arab Institute for Translation (HAIT) Algiers, in partnership with the University of Birmingham and the of University Manchester, organises its second International Symposium on 10-11-12 December 2016 in Algiers.
Date:
20/06/2016

Translation and History

Translation and History
Description
Angela Kershaw presented a paper on the translation of Joseph Kessel's Second World War novel L'Armée des ombres/Army of Shadows at a conference at the University of London Institute in Paris.
Date:
17/06/2016

Excellent employability for Modern Languages graduates

Excellent employability for Modern Languages graduates
Description
Modern Languages graduates have high employment prospects with 85% entering work or further study within six months of graduation.
Date:
10/06/2016

Bilingual anthology of contemporary French poetry

Bilingual anthology of contemporary French poetry
Description
Emma Wagstaff is co-editing with Nina Parish (University of Bath) a bilingual anthology of contemporary French poetry.
Date:
27/05/2016

Detective fiction translated

Detective fiction translated
Description
Professor Susan Bassnett, keynote speaker at the recent Translation Studies research forum, talks about detective fiction translated, finding patterns in the genre's increasing success.
Date:
27/05/2016

Frozen Words

Frozen Words
Description
On 26 April Emma Wagstaff read her translation of Philippe Beck's poem 'Mots gelés' (Opéradiques, Flammarion, 2014) at a poetry reading given by Philippe Beck at the University of Cambridge.
Date:
28/04/2016

Professor Susan Bassnett to give keynote lecture at Translation Research Forum

Professor Susan Bassnett to give keynote lecture at Translation Research Forum
Description
Professor Susan Bassnett, Honorary Director of the Birmingham Centre for Translation (BCT), will give a keynote lecture at this year's Translation Studies Research Forum.
Date:
27/04/2016

The joy of invented languages, from Nadsat to Newspeak

The joy of invented languages, from Nadsat to Newspeak
Description
Dr Sofia Malamatidou has been quoted in the Guardian in an article about invented languages.
Date:
15/03/2016

Undergraduate research scholarships in Translation Studies

Undergraduate research scholarships in Translation Studies
Description
We are delighted to announce that we have two Undergraduate Research Scholarships (UGRS) available in Translation Studies.
Date:
15/02/2016
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