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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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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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Dr Ivan Vulić wins Microsoft-BCS/BCS-IRSG Karen Spärck Jones Award

4 January 2022

We are happy to share the exciting news that Dr Ivan Vulić ( Language Technology Laboratory , Theoretical and Applied Linguistics) has won the prestigious Microsoft-BCS/BCS-IRSG Karen Spärck Jones Award . Karen Spärck Jones FBA was a highly accomplished computer scientist in the University of Cambridge. From 2008, the...

ESRC DTP Knowledge Exchange PhD studentship

15 December 2021

The University of Cambridge ESRC Doctoral Training Partnership [DTP], in collaboration with Oxford Wave Research , is offering a PhD studentship for admission in October 2022 in the Theoretical and Applied Linguistics Section , University of Cambridge. The three-year doctoral programme will be co-supervised by Dr Kirsty...

Simon Gaunt FBA (1959-2021)

8 December 2021

It is with great sadness that the Faculty of Modern and Medieval Languages and Linguistics learned that Simon Gaunt died on 4 December 2021. Simon was a University Lecturer in French from 1989 until his departure for the Professorship and Head of Department of French at King’s College London in 1998. He continued to work...

Katherine Singer Kovacs Prize Awarded to Spanish & Portuguese Alumni

8 December 2021

We would like to send our warmest congratulations to Anna Kathryn Kendrick , who has been awarded the prestigious MLA’s Katherine Singer Kovacs Prize for her book Humanizing Childhood in Early Twentieth-Century Spain (Legenda, 2020) . The prize is awarded annually to an outstanding book published in English or Spanish in...

Joint PhD studentship between Cambridge and the British School at Rome - Postwar Rome 1944-1951: Transnational flows and the culture of occupation and reconstruction

22 November 2021

The Italian Section is pleased to invite applications to a new joint PhD studentship between Cambridge and the British School at Rome, starting in October 2022. The PhD project will be on the topic: Postwar Rome 1944-1951: Transnational flows and the culture of occupation and reconstruction. Candidates will be asked to...

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