News in Modern Languages

Gabriela Saldanha to speak in Manchester and Swansea

Gabriela Saldanha to speak in Manchester and Swansea

Description
Keynote speaker at the first Computer-Assisted Literary Translation Conference.
Date:
Wednesday 12 January 2022
Rethinking Britain and Europe after the End of Empire: Decolonisation in the Metropoles

Rethinking Britain and Europe after the End of Empire: Decolonisation in the Metropoles

Description
Are we equipped adequately to conceptualise what 'decolonisation' means in the European metropoles?
Date:
Wednesday 22 December 2021
Creative Selves: Testimony, Authenticity and Engaging Others

Creative Selves: Testimony, Authenticity and Engaging Others

Description
Forty years ago, in June 1981, the first five cases of what later became known as AIDS were reported in the United States.
Date:
Wednesday 15 December 2021
Of Heroes, Empire and Brexit

Of Heroes, Empire and Brexit

Description
Dr Berny Sèbe, a Senior Lecturer in Colonial and Postcolonial Studies in the Department of Modern Languages, will be in France next week to deliver two papers based on his research.
Date:
Friday 5 November 2021
Dr Hilary Brown delivers workshop in Germany

Dr Hilary Brown delivers workshop in Germany

Description
Dr Hilary Brown was invited to give a workshop on 'Gender and Early Modern Translation' at the Julius-Maximilians-Universität Würzburg.
Date:
Thursday 21 October 2021
Promoting German Studies in the United Kingdom and Ireland secures further funding from the DAAD

Promoting German Studies in the United Kingdom and Ireland secures further funding from the DAAD

Description
The IGES has been successful in securing further funding from the DAAD (German Academic Exchange Service) for Promoting German Studies in the United Kingdom and Ireland.
Date:
Wednesday 20 October 2021
Happy Birthday Niedersachsen

Happy Birthday Niedersachsen

Description
Birmingham's Dr John Goodyear presents a flagship German TV documentary celebrating the 75th anniversary of the founding of Lower Saxony
Date:
Tuesday 19 October 2021

German election: continuing popularity of far-right AfD has roots in east-west divide

Description
Charlotte Galpin and Maren Rohe write for The Conversation
Date:
Wednesday 29 September 2021
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