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School of Modern Languages recognised for equality and diversity

18 September 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 September 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 July 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 June 2014

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

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

4 June 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 February 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 February 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 January 2014

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

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Poetry as an Echo-Chamber

22 January 2014

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

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GW4 Initiative: And the Wall(s) Came Tumbling Down

27 November 2013

School academics found the GW4 Network for the Study of Socialist and Post-Socialist Europe’.

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German Poet Visits Cardiff

21 November 2013

The School welcomed the German poet and novelist Jörg Bernig to Cardiff in the University’s Glamorgan Building.

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Funding secured for research into surrealism in the GDR

12 November 2013

Professor Berendse has been awarded a scholarship by the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation.

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Major boost for next generation of arts & humanities researchers

25 October 2013

The School has been successful in a bid to become an AHRC Doctoral Training Centre.

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Book Kernel Project

24 July 2013

The School hosts an event to enable audiences to curate a book in a live event.

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Workshop Identity a Story about Europe

23 July 2013

School academic joins project to explore the relationship between language identity and memory.

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Across Borders: Translation and Migration

22 May 2013

The School hosts the first Cardiff annual Postgraduate conference in translation & language studies.

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Five Cardiff students of German awarded summer school scholarship by the DAAD

20 May 2013

Successful candidates get the chance to study on three-to four-week summer courses at German institutions.

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Cardiff is number one for East Asian studies

10 June 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.