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Information for students during coronavirus disruption

These pages provide information and advice for students relating to disruption caused by the coronavirus (COVID-19). The Faculty will be continually updating these pages as new information is made available. 


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History and Modern Languages

Courses: History and Modern Languages

The History and Modern Languages course provides insight into the cultures of other countries, and understanding of the past and present in international contexts. This exciting four-year Honours degree, offered jointly by the Faculty of Modern and Medieval Languages and Linguistics and the Faculty of History, encompasses intensive study in language, culture, film, as well as a wide variety of British, European and world history.


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Centres

The Faculty is home to a number of centres and research initiatives, and also supports a range of projects across the University and further afield.


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Cambridge came top of the league table for Modern Languages and Linguistics in the University Guide for 2018 published by The Guardian newspaper.


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Global Media: Sound, Image, Materiality - 10-11 June 2022, Queens’ College, Cambridge

25 May 2022

Image: Rosine Mbakam (left) and Pooja Rangan (right) Two of the most important developments in media studies in recent decades have been turns toward materiality, on the one hand, and global histories, on the other. In many ways, these developments may seem at odds: materiality and media archaeology have often privileged...

Extension to postgraduate application deadline for Ukranian nationals

23 May 2022

Ukrainian nationals applying to any of the Faculty's PhD programmes, or to the MPhil programmes in European, Latin American and Comparative Literatures and Cultures, or Film and Screen Studies, may be eligible for an extension of the application deadline to 16 June 2022. Please contact the Postgraduate Office (...

Assistant Professor in Renaissance and Early Modern Italian Literature and Culture [Temporary Cover]

21 May 2022

Assistant Professor in Renaissance and Early Modern Italian Literature and Culture [Temporary Cover] The Italian Section in the Faculty of Modern and Medieval Languages and Linguistics in the University of Cambridge is seeking to appoint a Fixed-Term Assistant Professor in Renaissance and Early Modern Italian Literature...

Cambridge’s global reputation in Modern Languages and Linguistics recognised in REF 2021

12 May 2022

The results from the latest Research Excellence Framework (REF) have highlighted the global impact of Cambridge’s research in the field of Modern Languages and Linguistics. The Unit of Assessment, comprising Cambridge Modern and Medieval Languages and Linguistics and the Department of Anglo-Saxon, Norse and Celtic, far...

"Donbas, Ukraine's ravaged heartland, has suffered eight years of warfare. Here's why Putin wants it"

21 April 2022

Our associate professor of Ukrainian Studies, Rory Finnin, was interviewed for this CNN article.

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