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thumbnail SML Chair of German Studies appointed to Chair in Oxford

Henrike Lähnemann, currently Chair in German Studies at the School of Modern Languages, has been offered the Chair of Medieval German Language and Literature at the University of Oxford from 1 January 2014. We are very sorry indeed to lose her from the North East but pleased to have another academic from Newcastle take on a leading role in Modern Languages in the country. To find out more about Henrike Lähnemann's research profile and her ambitions for German Studies in the UK, read the report on NU Connection about it.

published on: 13th July 2014

thumbnail Report: Storytelling in the Spanish speaking world

Dr. Patricia.Oliart reports back from the highly successful international conference "Fiction, non-fiction and new journalism: The arts of storytelling in the Spanish and Portuguese speaking worlds" which took place on Friday 20 June and Saturday 21st June. Many thanks, Patricia, for all your hard work to make this happen! Read on for the full report...

published on: 3rd July 2014

thumbnail Au revoir: As French intern in the School of Modern Languages

Dans le cursus universitaire français au niveau Master, l’enseignement académique est accompagné d’un stage pratique d’au moins 3 mois. Pour ma part, recevoir une aide de la part de Newcastle University a été un soulagement financier et surtout une manière de pouvoir m’investir un peu plus dans le stage. Le programme stagiaire qui m’a été proposé a vraiment répondu à mes besoins d’étudiante en formation. Voici un aperçu de ce que je retiens de cette expérience. Read on...

published on: 3rd July 2014

thumbnail Report: Translation Students from Newcastle visit Brussels

Every year, students and staff from the MA in Professional Translation for European Languages and from the Chinese-English MA in Translating and Interpreting Chinese T&I visit EU institutions in Brussels. Read more...

published on: 30th June 2014

thumbnail The Confucius Institute Strengthens Links with Local Schools

NU Confucius Institute is holding Chinese taster sessions in four local secondary schools alongside establishing new partnerships, ahead of next semester.

published on: 30th June 2014

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