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The Seventh Cambridge Conference on Language Endangerment

The Seventh Cambridge Conference on Language Endangerment 'Language Contact and Language Change in Endangered Languages', organised by Dr Mari Jones, Reader in French Linguistics and Language Change, will take place on 4th July 2017.

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Cognitive benefits of language learning highlighted in British Academy special report

The British Academy has commissioned a special report on the cognitive benefits of language learning, which aims to provide an overview of existing research in the field.

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Cambridge to explore benefits of multilingualism with new AHRC research project

The University of Cambridge is to launch a major new research project to study the benefits of multilingualism to individuals and society, and transform attitudes to languages in the UK, as part of the AHRC’s Open World Research Initiative. We want to have a transformative effect on language learning, as well as...

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Foreign Language Spelling Bee

The national final of the Foreign Language Spelling Bee for UK secondary schools took place at Anglia Ruskin on 1st July. The event was organised by Sarah Schechter as part of the Routes into Languages project, which MML is involved in. There were 77,000 entries nationally, and over 100 students took part in the final...

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Post-Brexit, Studying Language and Culture Is More Urgent Than Ever

Post-Brexit, Studying Language and Culture Is More Urgent Than Ever: statement from the Board of the Faculty of Modern and Medieval Languages

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Dr Mari Jones wins the Vice-Chancellor's Impact Award for the School of Arts and Humanities!

Dr Mari Jones, of the Department of French, has won the Vice Chancellor's Impact Award for the School of Arts and Humanities. Congratulations!

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New report co-authored by Prof. Wendy Ayres-Bennett on the value of languages

Professor Wendy Ayres-Bennett (DTAL) has co-authored a new report which argues that urgent action is needed to close the UK languages gap.

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ITA1 Use of Italian

The examination for MML Tripos Part 1A, ab initio Italian, ITA1 Use Of Italian, which was due to take place today at 9am, has been unable to proceed after the discovery of a procedural irregularity.

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British Academy Postdoctoral Fellowships 2016

The Faculty welcomes applications for British Academy Postdoctoral Fellowships.

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The Sixth Cambridge Conference on Language Endangerment

The Sixth Cambridge Conference on Language Endangerment 'Curriculum Design and Evaluation for Endangered Languages', organised by Dr Mari Jones, Reader in French Linguistics and Language Change, will take place on 6th July 2016.

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