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Faculty of Modern and Medieval Languages


Linda Ruth Williams, Visiting Professor of Film Studies

It is with pleasure that we announce that Linda Ruth Williams will be at the Centre for Film and Screen during the Lent term (2019). She is with us thanks to a visiting fellowship at Corpus Christi College. She will be giving a talk in the Film and Screen Studies Research Seminar series on 6 March. Linda Ruth Williams is...

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CFP Cambridge French Graduate conference 25-26 April 2019

'Retards/Delays’ French Graduate Conference University of Cambridge 25th-26th April 2019 Confirmed Keynote Speakers: Prof. Achille Mbembe, Dr Adeline Desbois-Ientile, Dr Claire White. The ‘temporal turn’ of the last decade has witnessed the return of the concept of delay at the centre of literary and artistic production...

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MEITS presented research at the House of Commons

MEITS was part of a parliamentary event to present the research of the four OWRI projects at the House of Commons on Wednesday 28 November.

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Anna Korhonen develops an AI system which may accelerate the search for cancer discoveries

Anna Korhonen (DTAL and Language Technology Lab) and Masashi Narita (Cancer Research UK Cambridge Institute) have developed an AI system which may accelerate the search for cancer discoveries.

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Cambridge student selected by the British Council as UK/Germany 2018 affiliate

The British Council is celebrating UK / German friendship this year. Cambridge PhD student Maria Khan was made UK / Germany 2018 affiliate by the British Council. They have now published the video she produced in Germany . Congratulations to Maria on her success.

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MML support for ALL Statement on severe grading in MFL

The Faculty of Modern and Medieval Languages would like to support the announcement made by the Association for Language Learning about Ofqual’s decision on severe grading in MFL.

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How could multilingualism benefit India’s poorest schoolchildren?

Multilingualism is the norm in India. But rather than enjoying the cognitive and learning advantages seen in multilingual children in the Global North, Indian children show low levels of learning basic school skills. Professor Ianthi Tsimpli is trying to disentangle the causes of this paradox.

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Leverhulme Early Career Postdoctoral Fellowships 2019

The Faculty of Modern and Medieval Languages welcomes applications from potential applicants for the Leverhulme Early Career Postdoctoral Fellowship Scheme 2019.

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Just is

"Learning Together" brings together people in criminal justice and higher education institutions

Dr. Emma Gilby (French) is co-ordinating an outreach programme to take place in Lent term, in collaboration with the Institute of Criminology.

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MML Annual Lecture 2018

The Faculty was delighted to welcome back to Cambridge cognitive neuroscientist Dr Thomas Bak, who gave a fascinating and entertaining lecture on multilingualism and language learning – exploring the boundaries, rethinking extremes.

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