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European Day of Languages

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Third-year PhD student Antonia Wimbush celebrated European Day of Languages at Wakefield Girls' High School Junior School.
Date:
28/09/2016

Milan crossroad of cultures

Milan crossroad of cultures
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An international conference taking place at the University of Milan, in conjunction with the Universities of Birmingham and Warwick on 22-23 September 2016.
Date:
15/09/2016

Three new Professors join the Department of Modern Languages

Three new Professors join the Department of Modern Languages
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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

Modern Languages academics awarded Leverhulme Trust Research Grant

Modern Languages academics awarded Leverhulme Trust Research Grant
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Professor John Klapper, Dr Monica Jato, Dr Elisenda Marcer, and Professor William Dodd have been awarded £314,730 for the three-year project 'Inner and Outer Exile in Fascist Germany and Spain: A Comparative Study'.
Date:
05/08/2016

The British School at Rome joins Interdisciplinary Italy project

The British School at Rome joins Interdisciplinary Italy project
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AHRC-funded Interdisciplinary Italy project is run by Dr Clodagh Brook.
Date:
01/08/2016

MA Translation student offered translation traineeship at European Union in Brussels

MA Translation student offered translation traineeship at European Union in Brussels
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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
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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

Francophone Postcolonial Studies Postgraduate Study Day 2016

Francophone Postcolonial Studies Postgraduate Study Day 2016
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Second-year PhD student Antonia Wimbush co-organised the Society for Francophone Postcolonial Studies Postgraduate Study Day 2016, which was held on Monday 20 June at Westmere House.
Date:
27/06/2016

Call for papers: HAIT International Symposium

Call for papers: HAIT International Symposium
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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

Insider's Guide to the Year Abroad

Insider's Guide to the Year Abroad
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With exam season at an end, second year Modern Languages students are starting to set off to villages, towns and cities all across the world for their Year Abroad. This year's cohort are the first to fully benefit from the new "Insider's Guide to the Year Abroad" resource.
Date:
17/06/2016
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