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British Academy Post Doctoral Fellowships and Leverhulme Early Career Fellowships

The Faculty welcomes applications for British Academy Post Doctoral Fellowships and Leverhulme Early Career Fellowships.

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Faculty academics elected to the fellowship of the British Academy

Two of the Faculty's Professors have been elected to the fellowship of the British Academy. Professor Robert Gordon, Serena Professor of Italian, and Professor Joachim Whaley, Professor of German History and Thought, both Fellows of Gonville and Caius College, were elected FBA on 16th July 2015.

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 My room, your room: When Mel met Matt

My room, your room: When Mel met Matt

MML alumna and Bake Off star Mel Giedroyc (French and Italian, Trinity, 1987) meets the current occupant of her former digs at Trinity in the CAM magazine regular My Room, Your Room.

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To the death

Dr John Leigh has written the first book exclusively devoted to the duel in literature. In Touché, he offers a compelling picture of the ways in which novelists, playwrights and poets have used duelling as a trope to reveal the extent of manly valour, trickery and sheer foolishness.

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The Big Year Abroad Challenge and the fine art of humiliation

MML student and ' The Big Painting Challenge ' finalist Claire Parker writes about art, the year abroad and finding yourself.

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GCSE students discover the wonders of German

115 GCSE and A-level students, accompanied by 37 teachers, representing 30 schools from across the UK attended an event hosted by Cambridge Online German for Schools (COGS) programme run by the University’s Department of German and Dutch on 13 June at Murray Edwards College.

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Centre for Film and Screen website

Centre for Film and Screen

The Faculty is proud to announce the launch of the Centre for Film and Screen's website. The new centre is the home of Film and Screen Studies at the University, including it MPhil and PhD porgrammes. The site can be accessed at www.mml.cam.ac.uk/film

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German flag with the words The Hub

New Cambridge Research Initiative in the Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences

The German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) has announced it will provide €1 million over five years to create a research hub at the University of Cambridge. The hub will draw on and support the activities of all Cambridge scholars working on German-related and comparative themes from any period and from across all subjects in the Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences.

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Dr Rory Finnin wins Student-Led Teaching Award

Dr Rory Finnin, University Senior Lecturer in Ukrainian Studies, has won an award in the Lecturer category at CUSU's Student-Led Teaching Awards 2015. Cambridge University Students' Union presented the award to Rory at a ceremony on the 12th May. Other lecturers, supervisors and non-academic staff were also presented awards to recognise their work in supporting Cambridge students.

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Hold on to your tongue!

Hold on to your tongue! Community languages: why do they matter Saturday 28 February, 3–5pm Faculty of English, GR 06/07, 9 West Road, CB3 9DP How can we encourage take-up of languages among young people? Should we support qualifications in community languages? What’s good practice? Cambridge Bilingualism Network and...

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