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Faculty of Modern and Medieval Languages and Linguistics

Brexit in Focus

Brexit in Focus

Stay informed about how MMLL and the University are planning for Brexit and its affect on students, staff, funding, and more.

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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 new 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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New sculpture at Sidgwick Site


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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Students on a Bridge

Applying for Undergraduate Study

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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Latest news and events

Elena Horn Holocaust documentary screening

24 January 2020

German film director Elena Horn has been invited for a screening of her documentary 'The Lesson' about teaching the Holocaust.

Cambridge Undergraduate Conference in German Studies

24 January 2020

Cambridge Undergraduate Conference in German Studies welcomes both 6th form students and undergraduates.

Translation and Multimodality: Beyond Words

14 January 2020

The book Translation and Multimodality: Beyond Words , edited by MMLL Faculty colleagues Monica Boria (Italian), Ángeles Carreres (Spanish) and María Noriega-Sánchez (Spanish), and Marcus Tomalin (Trinity Hall) has been recently published by Routledge.

Dr Kirsty McDougall secures funding for new project on 'Improving Voice Identification Procedures'

19 December 2019

Congratulations to Dr Kirsty McDougall and her team on securing Economic and Social Research Council funding worth £880,000 for their new project on ‘Improving Voice Identification Procedures’ (IVIP).

MLA’S Katherine Singer Kovacs Prize Awarded to Maite Conde

5 December 2019

We are very proud to share that Dr Maite Conde has just received the Katherine Singer Kovacs Prize for her book, 'Foundational Films: Early Cinema and Modernity in Brazil.'

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