Department of Modern Languages

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17 August 2021

Translation careers talk with The Word Hub

MA Translation Studies and BA Modern Languages students at the University of Birmingham had the opportunity to hear first hand from Translation experts with a special careers talk with translation agency The Word Hub.

19 February 2021

Upstairs, Downstairs, and the Spaces In-Between

Dr Kinga Goodwin, Policy Impact Post-Doctoral Fellow in the Department of Modern Languages, discusses the intersections of various cultural identities, and how this impacts on migrant artists.

18 January 2021

Grant success for Post-Socialist Britain project

Professor Sara Jones, Dr Charlotte Galpin (University of Birmingham) and Dr Jenny Wüstenberg (Nottingham Trent University) have received a grant of £935k from the Arts and Humanities Research Council.

18 December 2020

Why knowing languages matters

Professor Dagmar Divjak comments on the British Academy joint statement warning that the pandemic should serve as a wakeup call on the decline of language learning across the English speaking world

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Further language-learning opportunities are offered by Languages for All