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Registration for the International Christopher Marlowe Conference is now open

'The International Christopher Marlowe' is a two day academic conference devoted to exploring the international contexts, both historical and contemporary, informing the work of the English poet and dramatist Christopher Marlowe (c.1564). 7th - 8th September 2015, University of Exeter.

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Schröder Cup

German Department History - Schröder Cup discovered

Following a chance discovery of old documents in the Modern Languages Faculty it has been possible to trace the Schröder Cup.

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Claire Huxley - Welcome to Valpo, Valparaíso, Chile

Latin American Cultural Studies Consortium

The Department of Spanish and Portuguese and the Centre of Latin American Studies are pleased to announce a new Consortium in Latin American Cultural Studies for PhD students. This new flexible arrangement will foster a greater exchange of ideas between students and scholars in the Department and the Centre and provide more opportunities for them to access relevant training, funding and other resources.

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Don’t call it a civil war – Ukraine’s conflict is an act of Russian aggression

As Ukraine marks 24 years since its independence from the Soviet Union, it is embroiled in the most dangerous armed conflict in Europe – against the Russian Federation. The stakes are incredibly high, and yet the war is still being discussed in euphemisms, write Dr Rory Finnin (Department of Slavonic Studies) and Dr Thomas D Grant (Faculty of Law).

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The Trinity Hall Essay Prize in Modern Languages

Applications are now open for The Trinity Hall Essay Prize in Modern Languages. This competition will carry a top prize of £200, a second prize of £100, and a third prize of £50; several further essays will be highly commended.

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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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Screening Work Symposium

Screening Work Symposium

The third symposium of the German Screen Studies Network - entitled Screening Work - was hosted by the Department of German and Dutch from 9 - 11 July 2015.

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