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.


17 December 2018

Multilingualism in Early Modern Europe

Dr Hilary Brown gave a talk at the '"A host of tongues…": Multilingualism, Lingua Franca and Translation in the Early Modern Period' conference in Lisbon.

29 November 2018

Dr Lorraine Ryan publishes in the MLN

Dr. Lorraine Ryan has published the article, "Maternal Identities and Abject Equivalence in Biutiful" in the 2018 Hispanic Studies issue of the MLN.

01 November 2018

10 place rise in THE World University Rankings 2019

We are now ranked 70 in the subject ranking for arts and humanities, which covers art, performing arts, design, languages, literature, linguistics, history, philosophy, theology, architecture and archaeology.

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