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Faculty of Modern and Medieval Languages and Linguistics


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Why learning European languages makes you part of a global network

A new study published in the US shows that a language’s international importance can be measured in more ways than just counting the number of native speakers. By analysing millions of book translations, Wikipedia entries, and Twitter posts, the authors (including noted psychologist and linguist Steven Pinker) identified...

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Turn MML Green

Switch Off Week - Tuesday

Good morning RFB, and welcome to day 2 of Switch Off Week. In the RFB we have the DiCaprio Global Warming film at 1pm in 142 . Plus the information display screens in the entrance lobby are staying up, for anyone who missed them today. If anyone wants to make a pledge I am sure that Ben would be happy to take their photo...

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Photography Competition 2014

MML Photography Competition

The Faculty of Modern and Medieval Languages invites you to enter its annual photography competition. What are we looking for? We are looking for images that capture an element of your experience of MML at Cambridge and beyond. This might be an image of your day-to-day life as a student here or a photo taken on your Year...

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Festival of Ideas

Festival of Ideas - Linguistics Events 2014

The Vanishing Monolingual Saturday 25 October: 5:00pm - 6:00pm (no need to pre-book) The Faculty's first Annual Lecture, which is a feature of the University of Cambridge's Festival of Ideas, is to be given by Bernardette Holmes on "The Vanishing Monolingual - why the ability to speak other languages is defining success...

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MML Annual Lecture 2014

MML Annual Lecture 2014 - The Vanishing Monolingual The MML Faculty is proud to announce that, in its inaugural year, the Annual Lecture will be given by Bernardette Holmes. The event will take place on Saturday 25th October from 5.00 pm to 6.00 pm in the Lady Mitchell Hall, Sidgwick Site . The title of the lecture will be...

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Otto Beit in his study at Belgrave Square

Beit Centenary

On November 7, the MML Library and the German Department marked the 100th anniversary of the Beit Library with a special celebration.

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The new MML website

The new MML website

We hope you noticed that MML’s homepage has changed. We are in the process of upgrading our website to deliver a more functional, easy to use and engaging online presence.

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The Fifth Cambridge Conference on Language Endangerment

A call for papers for the 'Language Endangerment and speaker. Alternative identities, new speech communities and changing linguistics norms' conference on 31st July 2015.

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