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Faculty of Modern and Medieval Languages


2016 Open Day

MML and Linguistics Open Day 2017

Bookings for the 2017 MML & Linguistics Open Day are now open.
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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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Brexit prompts academics to consider future for modern languages

Silke Mentchen, Department of German and Dutch, in Times Higher Education on the impact of Brexit on modern languages.
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The value of languages: The top 9 languages for the highest-paid jobs in Britain

Business Insider UK reports that speakers of German are likely to get a higher paid job than others in Britain. In a survey of over 1 million job postings, employment search engine Adzuna found German speakers attracted a higher starting salary.
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Winners announced for the Inaugural Arts and Humanities Impact Pilot Fund

The Faculty of Modern and Medieval Languages is pleased to announce the winners of the inaugural Arts and Humanities Impact Fund. The School of Arts and Humanities received excellent applications from all arts and humanities disciplines across both SAH and HSS, and was impressed by not only the quality of the applications...
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Why we cannot afford to lose Erasmus+

Andrea G. Klaus (University of Warwick) and Silke Mentchen (University of Cambridge) on why Erasmus+ must continue after Britain leaves the EU.
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Inaugural Lecture by Prof. Ianthi Tsimpli

'A Feast of languages: Multilingualism in neuro-typical and atypical populations'. Tue 22 November 2016 - 17:30 to 19:30 in the Auditorium, Fitzwilliam College.
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Leverhulme Early Career Postdoctoral Fellowships

The Faculty welcomes applications for Leverhulme Early Career Postdoctoral Fellowships.
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Opinion: Brexit and the importance of languages for Britain #5

In the fifth of a new series of comment pieces written by linguists at Cambridge, Dr John Gallagher, historian of early modern Europe, argues that Britain should look to its past to rediscover the importance of language learning.
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The unfortunate demise of language learning

Published in Varsity, Charlie Stone stresses the importance of engaging in foreign languages following Brexit isolationism and English speakers resting on their laurels.
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