Department of Modern Languages

QS World University Rankings 2018 Modern Languages Top 100In a world that needs greater understanding between peoples and cultures, Modern Languages at Birmingham will give you something to say.


Posted 17 June 2020

The Routledge Handbook of Translation and Activism

Professor Rebecca Gould and Dr Kayvan Tahmasebian edit an accessible, diverse and ground-breaking overview of literary, cultural, and political translation across a range of activist contexts.

Posted 15 June 2020

Bringing Colston Down

'But the BLM protests showed that Colston's weighty legacy was less substantial than we had imagined: Rebecca Gould writes for the London Review of Books on Bringing Colston Down.

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