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AHRC Commons talk on collaboration

AHRC Commons talk on collaboration
Description
Dr Louise Hardwick and Alper Dervish are presenting practical tips for collaborations between SMEs and academics at the first gathering of the AHRC Commons on Tuesday 21 June in York.
Date:
17/06/2016

Birmingham in the Congo: Birmingham research showcased at history festival in Brazzaville

Birmingham in the Congo: Birmingham research showcased at history festival in Brazzaville
Description
Dr Berny Sèbe, Senior Lecturer in Colonial and Postcolonial Studies, gave a keynote lecture at the third edition of the international history festival "Images & History" (Images & Histoire), which took place between 6 and 15 May in the capital of the Republic of the Congo.
Date:
17/06/2016

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

Waiting for Happiness at the Mockingbird

Waiting for Happiness at the Mockingbird
Description
Dr Claire Peters reports on a collaboration with an Arts SME.
Date:
07/06/2016

Book free tickets for workshop on Francophone postcolonial film

Book free tickets for workshop on Francophone postcolonial film
Description
This morning workshop offers an insight into cinema from other cultures.
Date:
03/06/2016

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

Ecocriticism keynote at Durham IAS

Ecocriticism keynote at Durham IAS
Description
On Friday 13 May, Dr Louise Hardwick gave a keynote paper at the international symposium 'Aesthetics of Crisis: Ecology, Disaster, Representation' which was held at the University of Durham's Institute of Advanced Study.
Date:
24/05/2016

Dr Claire MacLeod Peters, Prince's Teaching Institute talk

Dr Claire MacLeod Peters, Prince's Teaching Institute talk
Description
Dr Claire MacLeod Peters is continuing her work with the Prince's Teaching Institute Charity, delivering interactive lectures in French to inspire secondary school French teachers to engage with their subject in ways that reflect latest research findings.
Date:
23/05/2016

Postgraduate mentor for Languages

Description
Antonia Wimbush, second-year PhD student in French and Postgraduate Mentor for Modern Languages, talk about the PG Mentor Scheme.
Date:
13/05/2016
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