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Read more at: German Cambridge Roadshow

German Cambridge Roadshow

The German Section at Cambridge will host a Goethe Institut Careers Roadshow on Friday 28 June, promoting the study of German and the breadth of careers that a German degree can open up. As well as providing admissions information and a taster session with current students, we will be hosting local businesses, the Goethe...


Read more at: Italian research project explores allied forces and memory

Italian research project explores allied forces and memory

'Escape, Community, Resistance, Memory. Italian Populations and Allied Prisoners of War’. We are pleased to announce a new research project and grant launched in the Italian Section, to run until 2027. Sponsored by the Monte San Martino Trust, which commemorates Italian civilians and communities who helped Allied prisoners...


Read more at: Professor Gilby interviewed about her Leverhulme Fellowship

Professor Gilby interviewed about her Leverhulme Fellowship

Professor Emma Gilby, Professor of Modern Literature and Thought and Bye-Fellow, was awarded a three-year Major Research Fellowship by the Leverhulme Trust for her project ‘Women and the Making of Modern Languages: A New Modernism’. Around the turn of the twentieth century, two social developments were gathering pace: the...


Read more at: Dr Tara Talwar Windsor to give lecture in "Resonanzen - Schwarzes Internationales Literaturfestival"
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Dr Tara Talwar Windsor to give lecture in "Resonanzen - Schwarzes Internationales Literaturfestival"

We are delighted to announce that Dr Tara Talwar Windsor will be giving a lecture on Friday 31 May in "Resonanzen - Schwarzes Internationales Literaturfestival " in Recklinghausen, a four-day event dedicated to the celebration of Black German-language fiction, curated by Sharon Dodua Otoo and Patricia Eckermann.


Read more at: Dr Solange Manche awarded Society for French Studies Post-Doctoral Fellowship

Dr Solange Manche awarded Society for French Studies Post-Doctoral Fellowship

Congratulations to Dr Solange Manche, who has been awarded The Society for French Studies 2024-25 Post-Doctoral Fellowship. Her project includes both the reworking and publication of her doctoral thesis and the development of a new postdoctoral project provisionally entitled ‘Planning for a Better Life in the Anthropocene...


Read more at: Slavonic Studies Taster Day

Slavonic Studies Taster Day

Nations and Cultures Academic Taster Day: Polish, Russian & Ukrainian Calling all Slavonic-curious linguists, literary critics, cultural historians and political scientists! Applications are open until 9 June , for the Cambridge University Slavonic Studies Taster Day on Wednesday 3 July. This event is followed by the...


Read more at: PhD student in German wins book proposal prize

PhD student in German wins book proposal prize

We are delighted to announce that Katie Unwin has won a prize in the Oxford German Olympiad, presented in association with major publisher, Camden House.


Read more at: On Set With Megan Hunter. Screening of 'The End We Start From'.

On Set With Megan Hunter. Screening of 'The End We Start From'.

On Set With Megan Hunter. Screening of 'The End We Start From'. Thursday, May 16th, 6pm. Buckingham House, Murray Edwards College. After the film, Megan Hunter will be joined by Dr Laura McMahon for a Q&A session, followed by a wine reception. Register here: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/on-set-with-megan-hunter-...


Read more at: Central Asian Literature Event
Central Asian Literature Talk & Exhibit

Central Asian Literature Event

Join us on Friday, May 10 to hear Dr Ainur Akhmetova: "The Central Asian Literature and Folklore" with the first ever Book Exhibition of Central Asian literature in Cambridge. Talk: 13.00 till 13.30 followed by Q&A Exhibition: 12.00-15.00, MMLL Faculty, Raised Faculty Building, The Lecturers' Common Room All welcome...


Read more at: Student's essay runner-up for French Postgraduate Essay Prize

Student's essay runner-up for French Postgraduate Essay Prize

Congratulations to Margaux Emmanuel, whose essay, '‘Qu’est-ce que peut un corps?’ : Body, Language, and the Problem of Immanence in the Philosophy of Deleuze and Guattari', was runner-up for the Society for French Studies R. Gapper Postgraduate prize.