Yr Ysgol Ieithoedd Modern

Languages for All students

Cardiff University students gain access to new interactive Language Hub

9 Ebrill 2015

This March, Senghennydd Library hosted the launch of an exciting new Languages Hub open to all students who are learning a language at Cardiff University.

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School of Modern Languages welcomes French Ambassador

27 Mawrth 2015

The School of Modern Languages was honoured to host a visit to Cardiff University by the French Ambassador to the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, Her Excellency Sylvie Bermann on 16 March 2015.

Alice Reilly

Final year student makes Language Undergraduate of the Year shortlist

18 Mawrth 2015

The School of Modern Languages is thrilled to announce that one of our final year Law and French students, Alice Reilly has reached the final stage of the Languages Undergraduate of the Year competition.

Christopher Hood

Dr Christopher Hood discusses new book ‘Japan: The Basics’

16 Mawrth 2015

Dr Christopher Hood’s book Japan: The Basics has been a mainstay on the charts of Amazon Japan for weeks. We spoke to Dr Hood, Reader in Japanese Studies at the School of Modern Languages to find out more about his latest book.

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School of Modern Languages ranks seventh in UK

18 Rhagfyr 2014

The School was ranked 7th in the UK for the quality of its research, in the latest Research Excellence Framework.

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Cardiff teams up with Beijing Normal University to launch Joint College and flagship degree programme

4 Rhagfyr 2014

The joint college will be home to a flagship dual degree programme in Chinese Studies.

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Birthday Rap for Nicanor Parra

11 Tachwedd 2014

The School hosted a 2-day conference on the work of anti-poet Nicanor Parra.

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School of Modern Languages to play its part in flagship University project

31 Hydref 2014

European foreign policy expert Professor Gordon Cummings will be on the Board of one of the Phoenix Project.

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Italian Ambassador visits Cardiff University

22 Hydref 2014

The School was delighted to welcome the Italian Ambassador, cementing the close collaboration between the Italian Embassy and the School of Modern Languages.

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Researcher wins funding to investigate translation and literature in Europe

10 Hydref 2014

Dr Rhian Atkin has been awarded a grant to research in the translation of literatures of small European nations.

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School of Modern Languages recognised for equality and diversity

18 Medi 2014

The School of Modern Languages has achieved Bronze level in the ECU’s trial gender equality charter mark.

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Routes into Languages Cymru secure funding from Welsh Universities

2 Medi 2014

Routes aims to bridge the gap between secondary and higher education by supporting events and workshops.

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Two Leverhulme Fellowships awarded to the School of Modern Languages

21 Gorffennaf 2014

The School has been successful in supporting two applications to the Leverhulme Early Career Fellowship scheme.

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International Interdisciplinary Symposium: Translation in Music

16 Mehefin 2014

Scholars and practitioners in Translation Studies and Music came together for this interdisciplinary symposium.

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Cardiff is number one for East Asian studies

10 Mehefin 2003

According to the latest table compiled by The Complete University Guide, Cardiff University is the leading university in the UK for East and South Asian Studies.

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Cardiff student reaches the final stage of Languages Undergraduate of the Year

4 Mehefin 2014

Target jobs ‘Languages Undergraduate of the Year’ search the UK’s best universities to find the most outstanding multi-lingual student of the year.

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Boosting our community

21 Chwefror 2014

New websites for School of Modern Languages and the Department of Politics and International Relations.

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Ruth Kitchen awarded a Marie Curie Intra-European Fellowship

3 Chwefror 2014

Ruth Kitchen has been awarded a Marie Curie Intra-European Fellowship for career development for her SURDITÉ Cinéma Project.

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New German Language Assistant

31 Ionawr 2014

The German section has been given the opportunity to employ a “DAAD Sprachassistent” for the next academic year.

Books

Poetry as an Echo-Chamber

22 Ionawr 2014

This month sees the publication of German Life and Letters 67, Special Number: Poetry, Poetics and Translation in Anglo-German Relations.