News in Modern Languages

Grant secured for research into urban terrorism in Europe

Grant secured for research into urban terrorism in Europe

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Dr Katharina Karcher, Lecturer in German in the Department of Modern Languages, has been awarded a €1.4m grant from the European Research Council.
Date:
Tuesday 17 September 2019
Testimony in Practice

Testimony in Practice

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Exhibition Opening at Centrala Exhibition Opening at Romanian Cultural Institute in London
Date:
Thursday 29 August 2019
Marie Curie Fellowship awarded to explore language in Persian translation

Marie Curie Fellowship awarded to explore language in Persian translation

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Dr Kayvan Tahmasebian (Department of Modern Languages) has been awarded a Marie Curie Fellowship to examine the influence of translation on deep structures of modern Persian literary criticism.
Date:
Wednesday 21 August 2019
German city unveils West Midlands academic's insight into historic cinema

German city unveils West Midlands academic's insight into historic cinema

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A University of Birmingham expert made the 630-mile journey from the West Midlands to northern Germany to see the unveiling of a public sign about his research into an abandoned British army theatre and cinema.
Date:
Monday 8 July 2019

Department of Modern Languages welcomes Brazil Visiting Fellow, Dr Ana Calindro (UFRJ)

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Dr Calindro, from the Department of Linguistics and Philology, UFRJ, is spending two months at the Department of Modern Languages collaborating with Dr Alice Corr as part of Birmingham's Brazil Visiting Fellow Scheme.
Date:
Friday 5 July 2019
Francisco de Vitoria in Daniel Patrick Moynihan's On the Law of Nations (pp. 177-203)

Francisco de Vitoria in Daniel Patrick Moynihan's On the Law of Nations (pp. 177-203)

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Article published by Dr Fernando Gómez Herrero
Date:
Tuesday 2 July 2019
MFL Teachers' Networking Event 2019

MFL Teachers' Networking Event 2019

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Based around the theme of 'Teaching Texts', the event welcomed over 60 attendees, including more than 30 teachers from schools across the West Midlands.
Date:
Tuesday 25 June 2019
Intellectuals and the aftermath of war

Intellectuals and the aftermath of war

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Dr Fernando Gómez Herrero speaks at the Postguerres/Aftermaths of War conference
Date:
Monday 24 June 2019
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