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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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We've won a Silver Green Impact Award for 2021-2022

29 June 2022

We're proud to announce that we've achieved a Silver Green Impact Award for the second year running. We won't stop here and will be going for Gold in 2022-2023! To win our Award, we had to take action and make changes in a variety of areas. For example: We conducted a basic energy audit, to identify ways that we could save...

Cambridge Language Collective Creative Writing Competition winner announced

6 June 2022

We are thrilled to announce Sophie Clare's prose piece « je t’aime jusqu’aux étoiles » as the winner of the Cambridge Language Collective's French Creative Writing Competition! Well done to Jemimah Hawkes and Heather Magee, whose exceptional poems led the panel to award them joint second place. Congratulations to all...

Elena Sottilotta awarded the Women's Studies Caucus Award of the American Association for Italian Studies

31 May 2022

Warmest congratulations to our PhD student Elena Sottilotta who has received the Women's Studies Caucus Award of the American Association for Italian Studies, awarded to the best research papers in Women's and Gender Studies presented by doctoral students and early-career scholars at the 2022 AAAIS Conference. Her paper “...

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 (...

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