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Postcolonial launch

Postcolonial launch
Description
Dr Louise Hardwick was an invited speaker at the launch of the Centre for Postcolonial Studies, which is part of the University of London's School of Advanced Study.
Date:
04/02/2016

Translating Contemporary French Poetry

Translating Contemporary French Poetry
Description
On 27 January 2016 Emma Wagstaff spoke at the Oxford Centre for Comparative Criticism and Translation.
Date:
03/02/2016

Interdisciplinary Italy new website

Description
Dr Clodagh Brook and Dr Emanuela Patti are delighted to announce the launch of the new AHRC-funded Interdisciplinary Italy website at www.interdisciplinaryitaly.org.
Date:
02/02/2016

Outposts of Conquest: Birmingham research project in the Humanities goes global

Description
First presented on the occasion of the Annual Meeting of the American Historical Association in New York, under the aegis of the (US) National History Center, the 'Outposts of Conquest' project led by Birmingham Senior Lecturer in Colonial and Post-colonial Studies Dr Berny Sèbe has been going global lately.
Date:
20/01/2016

Dr Natasha Rulyova wins CEELBAS grant for translation workshop

Dr Natasha Rulyova wins CEELBAS grant for translation workshop
Description
Dr Natasha Rulyova has been awarded a Research Networking Grant (£4,000) from the Centre for East European Language Based Area Studies (CEELBAS) to organise a one-day international workshop on collaborative translation and self-translation (CTST) that will take place on Saturday 23 January 2016.
Date:
15/01/2016

Call for papers: Ponying the Slovos - Art-languages and translation corpora in literary criticism

Description
A team of researchers based at Coventry University and the University of Birmingham have been studying how invented languages are translated, using parallel corpus techniques and comparing translations of Anthony Burgess's A Clockwork Orange.
Date:
10/12/2015

Modern Languages Christmas Cabaret

Modern Languages Christmas Cabaret
Description
French song, Russian and Japanese poetry, German carols, lecturers dressed and singing as cats and a Modern Languages Monty Python sketch.
Date:
09/12/2015

University student Hannah Denham wins a £500 FindAMasters.com postgraduate scholarship

Description
Find A University Ltd. are thrilled to announce the winners of their ever-popular 2015 scholarships scheme, with Sexuality and Gender student Hannah winning one of the Masters scholarship prizes.
Date:
07/12/2015

The Syrian Entanglement

The Syrian Entanglement
Description
Video recordings of the event "The Syrian Entanglement: Making sense of Russian, Western and regional ambitions in a war zone".
Date:
07/12/2015

Rethinking Franco-British relations in Europe and the World after the Paris attacks

Rethinking Franco-British relations in Europe and the World after the Paris attacks
Description
Why continued collaboration is a must in the 21st Century.
Date:
03/12/2015
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