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Norman MacColl Symposium 2017: Magical Dispossessions: Nature, Capital and Conflict in Colombia

This year’s Norman MacColl lecturer is the Colombian artist, Alberto Baraya. Please join us on 28th and 29th April for a unique series of speakers and presentations on landscape and literature, botany and politics as well as on post-conflict art, economics and public space, as these open up new angles on historic and contemporary questions surrounding nationhood and disposession.
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Martin Ruehl in supervision

Dr Martin Ruehl Awarded 2017 Pilkington Prize for Teaching Excellence

It gives us great pleasure to announce that Dr Martin Ruehl has been awarded the 2017 Pilkington Prize for teaching excellence.
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Giovanni Andrea Vavassore, Opera nova contemplativa de le figure del Testamento vecchio, 1510 (Cambridge, Cambridge University Library)

Madonnas & Miracles: The Holy Home in Renaissance Italy

Don't miss this unique, collaborative exhibition at the Fitzwilliam Museum from 7 March - 4 June 2017 in the Adeane & Mellon galleries.
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Multilingual (Con)figurations: Catalan and Ukrainian in Dialogue

Please join Multilingualism: Empowering Individuals, Transforming Societies on Friday 24 March for a workshop entitled Multilingual (Con)figurations: Catalan and Ukrainian in Dialogue. This event will take place from 09:30-14:00 at King's College, University of Cambridge.
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2016 Open Day

MML and Linguistics Open Day 2017

Bookings for the 2017 MML & Linguistics Open Day are now open.
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Literary Littorals: Slavery, Emancipation, Africa and the Spanish Empire

Literary Littorals: Slavery, Emancipation, Africa and the Spanish Empire 6 April 2017 - 7 April 2017 Alison Richard Building, 7 West Road, Cambridge, CB3 9DT Registration for the conference is now open . Fees are £25 (full fee) and £12.50 (one-day fee). This includes lunches and teas/coffees. It is also possible to pay a...
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History and Modern Languages

New language routes added to History/Modern Languages joint tripos for 2018

The Faculty of Modern and Medieval Languages is pleased to announce that applicants to the joint tripos for History/ML (HML) will be able to choose from four more language routes starting in 2018.
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Charlotte Dixon

Graduate, get a job … make a difference

Alumnae from MML have been featured in a series of articles highlighting their choices and careers since completing their languages Degrees.
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Cambridge Undergraduate Conference in German Studies

The third Cambridge Undergraduate Conference in German Studies will take place on Saturday 11 February 2017 . The topic is Remembering and Forgetting in the German-Speaking World. The 2017 keynote speaker will be Dr Hubertus Knabe, Director of Berlin-Hohenschönhausen, a museum and memorial in a notorious former Stasi torture prison.
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The problem with the English

Emeritus Schröder Professor of German, Nicholas Boyle, argues that Brexit is the result of an English delusion, a crisis of identity resulting from a failure to come to terms with the loss of empire and the end of its own exceptionalism.
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