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Faculty of Modern and Medieval Languages


MML Emeritus Professor to Deliver Annual Caledonian Lecture

Professor Emeritus of Slavonic Studies, Anthony Cross FBA, will be delivering the annual Caledonian Lecture at the Caledonian Club in London on Tuesday 31 October 2017. The lecture is entitled, 'Scots in Catherine the Great's Russia: A Doctor; an Admiral; an Architect.'
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British Academy Postdoctoral Fellowships 2017

The Faculty welcomes applications for British Academy Postdoctoral Fellowships. The aim of the British Academy in making these awards is to offer opportunities for outstanding early career researchers to strengthen their experience of research and teaching in a university environment.
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Cambridge to Become a Permanent Home for Polish Studies

Polish language, literature and culture will be a permanent feature of the University of Cambridge’s research and teaching following the signing of an agreement with the University of Warsaw on 14 July 2017. The signing will mark the grant of 15 million złotys (approximately £3.1 million), allocated to the University of...
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Prof Adam Ledgeway

Prof Adam Ledgeway Elected Fellow of British Academy

We are very proud to announce that Professor Adam Ledgeway was just elected as Fellow of the British Academy. Professor Adam Ledgeway currently serves as Professor of Italian and Romance Linguistics, Chair of the Faculty of Modern and Medieval Languages and Fellow of Downing College . His area of research includes the comparative history and morphosyntax of the Romance languages; Italian and Romance dialectology; Latin; Italo-Greek; syntactic theory, linguistic change and language contact.
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The Next Generation of Linguists is Buzzing

On Friday 30 June and Monday 3 July, MML and the University of Cambridge were proud to hold two very exciting events for language lovers. 62,455 students competed in the National Modern Languages Spelling Bee, with 104 participating in the final event on Friday. Monday’s Translation Bee saw the final 45 students down from the initial 16,910 who began in the competition.
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MML Wins the Green Impact Excellence Award

For the fourth year in a row, MML participated and excelled in the 'Cambridge Green Challenge' awards. We are pleased to announce that this year we have won the Green Impact Excellence award in recognition of our collaboration with Newnham Croft Primary School.
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Become Heroes of Our Time

Join us for a special outreach event for secondary school students in Years 11 and 12. Learn about the Department of Slavonic Studies and the many academic pursuits that the University of Cambridge makes possible. Explore Russian as part of the degree in Modern and Medieval Languages and as part of the new joint degree in Russian and History. This event will take place on Saturday, 1 July 2017.
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Cambridge Celebrates Teaching with the Pilkington Prize

We're very pleased to share this video celebrating Dr Martin Ruehl's Pilkington Prize. Each year the Pilkington Prize is awarded to teachers from across the University who have made a substantial contribution to the teaching programme of their Department, Faculty or the University as a whole. This year, Dr Ruehl joined 12 others to receive this distinction.
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ARC (Anglia Ruskin - Cambridge) Romance Linguistics Seminars

We are happy to announce the programme of the ‘ARC (Anglia Ruskin – Cambridge) Romance Linguistics Seminars’ for Easter Term 2017, with events running from 27 April through 14 June.
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Cambridge Conversations in Translation: Translation & Multimodality

The final event in the Cambridge Conversations in Translation (CCiT) series will be held on Friday 26 May. This one-day event will run from 11AM - 4PM and feature a mix of presentations and workshops. There will be ample opportunity for discussion and interaction with experts on multimodality, translators and artists from various fields, including music, dance, performance and the visual arts. Please join us!
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