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Dr Shelley Godsland: keynote lecture at international conference on crime and detective fiction

Dr Shelley Godsland: keynote lecture at international conference on crime and detective fiction
Description
Dr Shelley Godsland was invited to give a keynote lecture at the Medellín Negro Conference.
Date:
12/11/2013

Boccace et la France

Boccace et la France
Description
Dr Elizabeth L'Estrange is giving a paper at the conference 'Boccace et la France', 24-26 October in Paris.
Date:
07/11/2013

Successful international workshop on computer gaming and digital cultures held

Successful international workshop on computer gaming and digital cultures held
Description
Dr Jeremy Morris held a two-day international workshop on post-socialist countries, computer gaming and digital cultures.
Date:
05/11/2013

AHRC funding for PhDs in Translation Studies

AHRC funding for PhDs in Translation Studies
Description
The Birmingham Centre for Translation is delighted to announce a range of AHRC-funded studentships for September 2014, through its involvement in the Midlands3Cities Doctoral Training Partnership.
Date:
01/11/2013

CAL researcher is Visiting Fellow in the USA

CAL researcher is Visiting Fellow in the USA
Description
Dr Alessandro Corio is currently a Visiting Researcher at Emory University in Atlanta, Georgia, working alongside Professor Valérie Loichot, a leading researcher in Caribbean Studies.
Date:
31/10/2013

Year abroad photo competition

Year abroad photo competition
Description
Eight photos have been shortlisted to best represent the range of expereinces Modern Languages students have on their year abroad. You can see them and vote for your favourite on the University website or on Facebook.
Date:
17/10/2013

University of Birmingham shares in £14.6 million AHRC funding for postgraduate study

University of Birmingham shares in £14.6 million AHRC funding for postgraduate study
Description
The University of Birmingham is one of six Midlands universities to benefit from a multi-million-pound partnership which will create hundreds of new postgraduate studentship opportunities across the region.
Date:
17/10/2013

Secret Leopardi: the Zibaldone in English

Secret Leopardi: the Zibaldone in English
Description
On 17 October, Michael Caesar and Franco D'Intino, present and discuss the first complete English edition of Giacomo Leopardi's notebooks in London.
Date:
16/10/2013

Contemporary French poetic practice workshop

Contemporary French poetic practice workshop
Description
Emma Wagstaff, Lecturer in French, co-organised a research workshop at the Centre International de Poésie in Marseilles on 19-20 September 2013.
Date:
08/10/2013

World famous Translation Studies scholar Susan Bassnett becomes Honorary Professor

World famous Translation Studies scholar Susan Bassnett becomes Honorary Professor
Description
Susan Bassnett, one of the leading figures internationally in the field of Translation Studies, has accepted an Honorary Professorship at the University of Birmingham.
Date:
08/10/2013
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