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Read more at: Professor Dominic Keown wins prestigious Catalan prize
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Professor Dominic Keown wins prestigious Catalan prize

The prestigious Ramon Llull Foundation recognises contributions to the promotion of Catalan language and culture throughout Europe and beyond.


Read more at: Dr. Maya Feile Tomes shortlisted for the Sundial Translation Award

Dr. Maya Feile Tomes shortlisted for the Sundial Translation Award

The Spanish and Portuguese Section is delighted to announce that Dr. Maya Feile Tomes has been shortlisted for the Sundial Translation Award from the University of Columbia for her translation of 'Ciudades en las que nunca has estado' by César Sánchez.


Read more at: The Phoebe Taylor Prize 2023
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The Phoebe Taylor Prize 2023

This year, the Phoebe Taylor prize for outstanding work in Spanish Translation was awarded to Rosie Aylard for her project on the 2020 illustrated novel Ese Verano a Oscuras by Mariana Enríquez. Like Phoebe’s project, this translation focuses on a Latin American author, with Rosie taking up the work of contemporary...


Read more at: Applications Open for the Professorship of Spanish

Applications Open for the Professorship of Spanish

The Board of Electors to the Professorship of Spanish in the University of Cambridge invite applications for this Professorship from persons whose work falls within the general field of the Professorship (broadly understood) to take up appointment on 1 October 2024 or as soon as possible thereafter. For further information...


Read more at: Dr. Doriane Zerka publishes 'Imagining Iberia in Medieval German Literature'
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Dr. Doriane Zerka publishes 'Imagining Iberia in Medieval German Literature'

Warmest congratulations to Dr Doriane Zerka on the publication of her book, Imagining Iberia in Medieval German Literature .


Read more at: In Memoriam: Dr. Geoffrey Walker (1936 - 2023)
Dr Geoffrey Walker

In Memoriam: Dr. Geoffrey Walker (1936 - 2023)

The Spanish & Portuguese Section is sad to share the news of the passing of Dr. Geoffrey Walker, a former colleague who will be missed enormously.


Read more at: New Website: Multilingualism at Cambridge

New Website: Multilingualism at Cambridge

We are delighted to be able to present a new website focusing on languages and multilingualism at the University of Cambridge, featuring information about multilingualism projects and events, in conjunction with the Global Humanities Network.


Read more at: Pilkington Prizes Award Ceremony

Pilkington Prizes Award Ceremony

The Pilkington Prizes for excellence in teaching were awarded at Fitzwilliam College during a sunny evening on 22 June, with our very own Mr. Felipe Schuery among the awardees.


Read more at: Sidney Sussex College Languages Taster Day

Sidney Sussex College Languages Taster Day

Join Sidney Sussex College Language Taster Day on Saturday 24th June for Year 10 and Year 11 students interested in studying languages.


Read more at: Catalan Students at the House of Commons
Catalan students at the House of Commons

Catalan Students at the House of Commons

On Monday, May 15, a group of students and lecturers of Catalan Studies visited the Houses of Parliament invited by the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Catalonia, to discuss the importance of learning minoritized languages in a globalized world.