News archive - 2012
Passport to language 2012
A report on the Passport to language 2012 event held on 17 November. Oopportunities to study languages at Cardiff University and examples of the types of jobs former students are now doing.
Obituary for Professor Alfred White
The School is sad to announce the death of Professor Alfred White, a former Professor of German and Head of German Studies in the School.
Identity Politics Workshop-event report
A report on this event held on 9th November dedicated to the theme of Political Identity.
MA Translation studies student placement
Student successful placements from our MA Translation Studies
Sounds of Europe
The School celebrated the European Day of Languages with poetry readings in several languages.
European Award for Languages Project
Students from the School contributed to a scheme that has been awarded a prestigious European Language Label.
Re-Imagined Communities - event report
A report on this symposium examining the legacy and continued relevance of Benedict Anderson’s theories of the ‘imagined community’.
Two School students receive Alumni Awards
Two School undergraduates have received Awards, funded by University Friends and Alumni, to support their travel abroad.
School mugs, produced to commemorate the change in name of the School, are available for sale.
New publication: The Hamlet Zone
This book examines how the myth of Hamlet has crossed back and forth over Europe’s linguistic borders for four hundred years.
Poetry under Pressure - event report
A report on the The Poetry under Pressure events, which included poetry workshops, readings and a roundtable.
The Human Library
A Report on the first ever ‘Human Library’ where readers could rent out and ‘read’ people instead of books.
Engaging with the New European Economic: event report
A report on the Engaging with the New European Economic Governance Architecture - Half-Day Conference
School staff elected as Council and Fellows of the Learned Society of Wales
Congratulations to Professor David Boucher, Dr Peter Dorey, Professor Claire Gorrara and Professor Andrew Vincent (Honorary Professor in the School).
Russia's Foreign Policy Priorities in the Middle East: event report
A report on the speech by Mr Denis Temnikov, First Secretary at the Russian Embassy, hosted by the International Affairs Research Group.
The Single Market: event report
A report on the The Single Market event in the Reforming European Economic Governance series.
Enriching Student Life Awards
Congratulations to Iain Mossman and Emma McKeogh who have both been shortlisted as Student Rep of the Year in this year's Enriching Student Life Awards.
Social sciences honoured
Professors Paul Furlong and Professor Richard Wyn Jones have both received the award of Academician for their outstanding contribution.
School academic obtains a Visiting Scholar grant
The School is pleased to announce Dr Andrew Dowling has a Visiting Scholar grant from the Ministerio de Educación, Cultura y Deportes.
School academic has been offered the prestigious Joan Coromines Visiting Chair
The School is pleased to announce Montserrat Lunati has been offered the prestigious Joan Coromines Visiting Chair in Catalan Studies in the University of Chicago.
Social Europe - event report
A report on the fourth event in the Reforming European Economic Governance series.
School Alumni to carry the Olympic torch
Martin M Jones, who graduated from the School with an MSc in International Politics, is to be one of the olympic torch bearers.
New publication: Feeling the Heat
Brazil, Russia, India and China, are all rapidly industrialising. Basically how can they have economic growth without compromising their own, and global, climate security?
Banking Crisis in Europe - event report
A report on the third event in the Reforming European Economic Governance series.
Sarkozy's Hyper-Presidency: France 2007-2012
Professor Alistair Cole gave a Keynote Speech to an International on the Symposium Sarkozy Presidency, Florida State University, USA
Scholarships available for study outside the UK
Charles Coles Travelling Scholarships are awarded annually, to enable students to undertake academic study clearly associated with their programme of study outside the UK.
Funding opportunity - Cardiff student alumni awards
These awards are to support students who participate in projects which enhance their student experience.
Managing Sovereign Debt Crisis in Europe - event report
A report on the second event in the Reforming European Economic Governance series.
Forum on the Changing Union
Wales Governance Centre has joined forces with the Institute of Welsh Affairs and Tomorrow’s Wales
Promoting Doctoral Training in Language Based Area Studies
The School has been awarded two Economic and social Research Council studentships
A report on Englishness
Coverage of: Director of the Wales Governance Centre, Professor Richard Wyn Jones’ report on Englishness to be published
A federal Europe in the making? Conference report
A report on this half day conference, the first event in the Reforming European Economic Governance series.
German student a prize winner at DAAD competition
German student Amelia Barker won a prize at the DAAD Germany 2051 competition for her essay 'Kitsch-en Talk'.