News in Languages, Cultures, Art History and Music

New collection of 24 scholarly articles on Mary, last duchess of Burgundy (1457-1482) co-edited by Dr Elizabeth L'Estrange

New collection of 24 scholarly articles on Mary, last duchess of Burgundy (1457-1482) co-edited by Dr Elizabeth L'Estrange

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A New collection of 24 scholarly articles on Mary, last duchess of Burgundy, co-edited by Dr Elizabeth L'Estrange, covering topics such as Mary's involvement in politics, patronage and lots more has been released.
Date:
Wednesday 6 October 2021
Antiarkie - Dr Ryan Latimer's debut album

Antiarkie - Dr Ryan Latimer's debut album

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The album reached #2 in the UK's Official Charts last week and features performances from world-renowned orchestras and ensembles including the BBC Symphony Orchestra, and former Birmingham student, Rosie Middleton.
Date:
Tuesday 5 October 2021
The return of in-person Barber Concerts

The return of in-person Barber Concerts

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We are genuinely delighted to be able to present live concerts to you all again from 1 October.
Date:
Friday 1 October 2021

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

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Charlotte Galpin and Maren Rohe write for The Conversation
Date:
Wednesday 29 September 2021
Pre-modern comparative literary practice in the multilingual Islamic world(s)

Pre-modern comparative literary practice in the multilingual Islamic world(s)

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Video recordings from July 2021 online conference, hosted by the Oxford Comparative Criticism and Translation Research Centre (OCCT).
Date:
Tuesday 21 September 2021
AHRC development and engagement fellowship awarded

AHRC development and engagement fellowship awarded

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Dr Maria Witek has been awarded an AHRC development and engagement fellowship for her project entitled 'Embodied timing and disability in DJ practice', running from February 2022 to July 2023.
Date:
Monday 20 September 2021
Grant win for "'Heritage speakers of Spanish: the case of Latin American Londoners" project

Grant win for "'Heritage speakers of Spanish: the case of Latin American Londoners" project

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The project (March 2022-March 2024) aims at investigating the varieties of Spanish spoken by the Latin Americans of London
Date:
Thursday 9 September 2021
Translation careers talk with The Word Hub

Translation careers talk with The Word Hub

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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.
Date:
Tuesday 17 August 2021
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