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The Cam from Clare Bridge

The Big Year Abroad Challenge and the fine art of humiliation

MML student and ' The Big Painting Challenge ' finalist Claire Parker writes about art, the year abroad and finding yourself.

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GCSE students discover the wonders of German

115 GCSE and A-level students, accompanied by 37 teachers, representing 30 schools from across the UK attended an event hosted by Cambridge Online German for Schools (COGS) programme run by the University’s Department of German and Dutch on 13 June at Murray Edwards College.

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Centre for Film and Screen website

Centre for Film and Screen

The Faculty is proud to announce the launch of the Centre for Film and Screen's website. The new centre is the home of Film and Screen Studies at the University, including it MPhil and PhD porgrammes. The site can be accessed at

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German flag with the words The Hub

New Cambridge Research Initiative in the Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences

The German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) has announced it will provide €1 million over five years to create a research hub at the University of Cambridge. The hub will draw on and support the activities of all Cambridge scholars working on German-related and comparative themes from any period and from across all subjects in the Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences.

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Dr Rory Finnin wins Student-Led Teaching Award

Dr Rory Finnin, University Senior Lecturer in Ukrainian Studies, has won an award in the Lecturer category at CUSU's Student-Led Teaching Awards 2015. Cambridge University Students' Union presented the award to Rory at a ceremony on the 12th May. Other lecturers, supervisors and non-academic staff were also presented awards to recognise their work in supporting Cambridge students.

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Hold on to your tongue!

Hold on to your tongue! Community languages: why do they matter Saturday 28 February, 3–5pm Faculty of English, GR 06/07, 9 West Road, CB3 9DP How can we encourage take-up of languages among young people? Should we support qualifications in community languages? What’s good practice? Cambridge Bilingualism Network and...

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The ceiling in Trinity College

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

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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