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Read more at: Dr Ivan Vulić wins Microsoft-BCS/BCS-IRSG Karen Spärck Jones Award

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

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...


Read more at: ESRC DTP Knowledge Exchange PhD studentship

ESRC DTP Knowledge Exchange PhD studentship

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...


Read more at: Simon Gaunt FBA (1959-2021)

Simon Gaunt FBA (1959-2021)

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...


Read more at: Katherine Singer Kovacs Prize Awarded to Spanish & Portuguese Alumni

Katherine Singer Kovacs Prize Awarded to Spanish & Portuguese Alumni

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...


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

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...


Read more at: The Slavonic Studies Section and Cambridge Ukrainian Studies present: A lecture by Elizabeth A. Wood: Crimea in my heart: Vladimir Putin and Russia’s Resurgent Empire
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The Slavonic Studies Section and Cambridge Ukrainian Studies present: A lecture by Elizabeth A. Wood: Crimea in my heart: Vladimir Putin and Russia’s Resurgent Empire

Th e Slavonic Studies Section and Cambridge Ukrainian Studies (CUS) present: A lecture by Elizabeth A. Wood (MIT): Crimea in my Heart: Vladimir Putin and Russia’s Resurgent Empire 18th November 2021 | 17:15(GMT) | Yusuf Hamied Theatre, Christ’s College, Cambridge – Register in advance at slavonic@mmll.cam.ac.uk by 17th...


Read more at: German Academics on The CLC News Podcast: The German Election

German Academics on The CLC News Podcast: The German Election

Two affiliated lecturers at the Section of German, Dr Darren O’Byrne and Dr Tara Talwar Windsor, talk about the September election on the Cambridge Collective Language podcast. 'In this episode, the results of this election and the prospects for Germany’s future are analysed in depth along with an exploration of the...


Read more at: German Academic on CRASSH Podcast

German Academic on CRASSH Podcast

Thoughtlines podcast episode 10: Charlotte Lee – We are what we read 'From the Ancient Greeks to nursery rhymes to hip hop, literature is always moving to the beat. But we’re only just discovering where it could take us.' https://www.crassh.cam.ac.uk/gallery/audio/thoughtlines-podcast-episode-10-charlotte-lee-we-are-what-...


Read more at: Applications Open for Leverhulme Early Career Fellowship Scheme 2021-22

Applications Open for Leverhulme Early Career Fellowship Scheme 2021-22

The Faculty of Modern and Medieval Languages and Linguistics welcomes applications from potential applicants for the Leverhulme Early Career Fellowship Scheme 2021-22.


Read more at: Cambridge Slavonic Studies presents: A lecture from Catriona Kelly: 'Future-Proofing History: Films about the Past in the Brezhnev Era'
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Cambridge Slavonic Studies presents: A lecture from Catriona Kelly: 'Future-Proofing History: Films about the Past in the Brezhnev Era'

Cambridge Slavonic Studies presents: A lecture from Catriona Kelly: 'Future-Proofing History: Films about the Past in the Brezhnev Era' On: 04th November 2021 at 17:15(GMT) in William Mong Hall , Sidney Sussex