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Faculty of Modern and Medieval Languages


Cambridge Hispanic and Lusophone Research Seminars (CHLRS)

The CHLRS is a seminar for staff, graduate (and where relevant undergraduate) students at which papers are given by graduate students, members of staff, and speakers from outside Cambridge. All graduate students in the Spanish and Portuguese Department are expected to attend. On this event listing you will find the programme for upcoming and recently held seminars of the CHLRS.

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Poster for Greek lecture

The Caryatids' Lament: The 'Elgin Marbles' in Modern Greek Literature

A lecture by Dr Georgia Gotsi, Monday 30 November at 5pm in LB1.

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Singing the King's Death

In order to commemorate the 300th anniversary of Louis XIV's death, members of Ars eloquentiae and Nick Hammond of the French department will be presenting a lecture recital of street songs sung at the time of Louis's death.

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MML Open Day 2014

MML & Linguistics Open Day

Bookings for the upcoming MML & Linguistics Open Day are now open. The online booking form is available on the Open Day webpage , along with more detailed information about the event, which will take place on 11 March 2016. The programme will include introductory talks and sample lectures in both MML and Linguistics,...

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Languages are fighting back

The number of young people studying languages in the UK is falling. Determined to change this, the University is running an increasing number of events to highlight the life-changing power of languages.

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Is English enough? UK language policy debated at Cambridge University

A ground-breaking policy workshop aiming to break the “vicious circle of monolingualism” in the UK was held at Cambridge University, featuring representatives of government, education and key organisations including the British Academy and the British Council.

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Poster for Letreros

Destination known: the letreros of La Paz

Second year MML student Anna Keeley recently filmed, produced and edited a short film whilst in Bolivia last summer. She also published an article in the Bolivian Express Magazine which gives a fascinating insight into the subject of the film.

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Writings of Schnitzler

Schnitzler Edition Project ran transcription ‘sprint

Arthur Schnitzler’s literary archive went online! Anybody who is interested in deciphering difficult handwriting of Schnitzler’s literary texts could join the conversation. The transcription initiative ran from 19th October-16th November 2015.

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Open Day Talk

Girton College Modern Languages Taster Day

A day for Years 10 and 11 to encourage studying Modern Languages at university.

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MML Annual Lecture 2015

The MML Annual Lecture: Learning languages - the Premier League

This open lecture will look at the successes and challenges of Arsenal Double Club, a programme that aims to bring together the two powerful forces of learning and languages in North London schools, and will explore language learning through football. It will be followed by a complementary drinks reception.

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