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Faculty of Modern and Medieval Languages and Linguistics



The CUS Conversation series: Conversation with Ambassadors Melinda Simmons and Vadym Prystaiko

On Wednesday 28 October 2020 (17:00 | GMT) you are cordially invited to join the Cambridge Ukrainian Studies conversation with Melinda Simmons, British Ambassador to Ukraine, and Vadym Prystaiko, Ambassador of Ukraine to the United Kingdom . The online conversation is free and open to the public. Registration is required...

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The CUS Conversation series: Conversation with Yurii Andrukhovych

The CUS Conversation-webinar series: Conversation with Yurii Andrukhovych, Ukraine's leading postmodern prose writer, poet & essayist. Yurii will discuss the creative process of being an author in the context of the constant endings and endless beginnings that mark contemporary life in Ukraine, Europe and the world...

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CamCREES/Slavonic Studies presents: Anarchism in Russia

The exciting public seminar series hosted by CamCREES / Slavonic Studies resumes in 2020-21 with an online presentation by Ania Aizman (University of Michigan) and Maria Rakhmaninova (St. Petersburg University of the Humanities and Social Sciences) on Anarchist Russia , on Tuesday 20 October at 17:30 . The event is open to...

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The Robinson College Sykes Prize 2020

The Robinson College Sykes Prize has been launched for 2020. The winning prize is £1000, with runners-up awards of £500 and £250 also available. More information can be found here: All current students are welcome to enter, hopefully having read...

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Elena Sottilotta (PhD candidate, Italian) winner of the 2020 Polly Stewart Award 2020

We are delighted to congratulate Elena Sottilotta (PhD candidate, Italian) for winning the 2020 Polly Stewart Award, for her research on women folklorists of Italy and Ireland. The award is given by the Women's Section of the American Folklore Society to support young scholars in the field (further details at: https://www...

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​Student guidance for in person teaching

Student guidance for in person teaching in the Lecture Block , Lady Mitchell Hall , and any of the Mill Lane Lecture theaters.

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Professor Abigail Brundin wins honorable mention for the SRS 2020 Book Prize

We are thrilled to announce that Professor Abigail Brundin was given an honourable mention for her jointly authored book The Sacred Home in Renaissance Italy (Oxford University Press, 2018) by the Society for Renaissance Studies 2020 book prize. The judges received over forty books this year and the standard was extremely...

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CPSL Mind Tools and Techniques Workshop

CPSL Mind (the local Cambridge Mind mental health charity) and the University of Cambridge have teamed up with Mind, the leading mental health charity, to pilot their new Mentally Healthy Universities programme. The programme offers a short four-part course designed specifically for undergraduates and delivered by...

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Pembroke College opens post for College Lecturer in Modern & Medieval Languages

Pembroke College has just opened applications for the 5 year post of College Lecturer in Modern and Medieval Languages, specializing in Italian.

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Cambridge Medieval Literature and Culture Seminar 2020-21

The Cambridge Medieval Literature & Culture Seminar (“CamMedSem”), formerly the Cambridge Medieval French Research Seminar, is an open space for scholars from the University of Cambridge, elsewhere in the UK, and beyond to present their current research, followed by discussion. The seminar is organised by doctoral...

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