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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

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.'

Call for papers: Cambridge Undergraduate Conference in German Studies

1 December 2019

Undergraduates of German (or an equivalent degree containing an element of German) in the UK and Ireland are invited to attend either as speakers or delegates.

21st French Graduate Conference at the University of Cambridge

30 November 2019

On 23-24 April, Newnham College will host the 21st French Graduate Conference. There is now a call for papers for this conference, due 30 November.

D.H. Green Lecture 2019

21 November 2019

The annual D.H. Green Lecture will given by Professor Ulrike Demske on Thursday 21st November.

Leverhulme Early Career Postdoctoral Fellowships 2020

13 November 2019

We are now welcoming applications for the Leverhulme Early Career Postdoctoral Fellowship Scheme 2020.

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