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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

54th National Postgraduate Colloquium in German Studies

54th National Postgraduate Colloquium in German Studies
Description
The Department of Modern Languages and the Institute for German Studies, University of Birmingham, and the Institute of Modern Languages Research, University of London, will be co-hosting the Colloquium on Saturday 16th November 2013 at Birmingham.
Date:
07/10/2013

Exploring the French Caribbean: Identity, Language and Memory

Exploring the French Caribbean: Identity, Language and Memory
Description
Dr Louise Hardwick writes for the 'Scholarship of Blackness' blog.
Date:
02/10/2013

Heroic imperialists in Africa: The promotion of British and French colonial heroes, 1870-1939

Heroic imperialists in Africa: The promotion of British and French colonial heroes, 1870-1939
Description
The latest book by Dr Berny Sèbe, lecturer in colonial and post-colonial studies.
Date:
25/09/2013

Hispanic Studies at Birmingham

Hispanic Studies at Birmingham
Description
Video recording of the September undergraduate open day talk
Date:
24/09/2013

Promoting the Zibaldone in English

Promoting the Zibaldone in English
Description
Professor Michael Caesar and Dr Franco D'Intino will take part to a series of events in the US to promote the recent publication of Leopardi's Zibaldone in English.
Date:
21/09/2013
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