School of Modern Languages



Find details of our upcoming events.

  • Carnival Stories: Connections between the Caribbean and the North East

    Date/Time: Friday 12th July 2019, 4:30-7:00pm

    Venue: Alphabetti Theatre

  • Conceptions of Human in the Anthropocene

    The notion of the Anthropocene has long been criticised for its inherent “anthropocentrism“ and “human exceptionalism“.

    Date/Time: 1-2 pm, Wed. 15 May 2019

    Venue: Room 2.20, Old Library Building

  • Portuguese Café

    The next Portuguese Café (Camões-Portuguese Language Centre) will take place the 21st March, by 7pm, at Bar Loco (22 Leazes Park).

    Date/Time: 21 March, 7pm

    Venue: Bar Loco, 22 Leazes Park, Newcastle upon Tyne

  • From Shore to Shore

    Date/Time: Friday 29 March and Saturday 30 March; 19:00

    Venue: Palace Garden, 45-51 Stowell Street, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 4YB

  • Translation and Interpreting in the EU Institutions

    Date/Time: Tue 5th March 2019, 16.00-17.00

    Venue: L101, Merz Court, Newcastle University

  • Japanese Pronunciation for Communication--a seminar with Prof. Toda, Waseda University

    Japanese pronunciation practice using the 'Japanese Pronunciation for Communication' MOOC under Prof. Toda's guidance

    Date/Time: 28 November 2018, 1.30-3.00

    Venue: Old Library Building 2.29

  • Decentred / Dissenting Connections: Envisioning Caribbean Film and Visual Cultures

    Decentred / Dissenting connections is a two-day conference co-convened by Dunja Fehimović and Francisco-J. Hernández Adrián with the support of the Institute of Modern Languages Research (IMLR), AHRC OWRI, and Newcastle University School of Modern Languages.

    Date/Time: 29-30 May 2018

    Venue: Newcastle University and Tyneside Cinema

  • PoetTrios – Researching Collaborative Poetry Translation

    Report on the PoetTrios poetry translation research project (AHRC)

    Date/Time: Thursday 10 May 2018, 16:00-17:00

    Venue: Percy Building G.13, Newcastle University

  • Silk and Bamboo Ensemble

    A selection of ensemble and virtuoso solo pieces of traditional, regional and modern Chinese music.

    Date/Time: Thursday 15th March 2018; 13:10

    Venue: King's Hall, Armstrong Building, Newcastle University

  • 'Golden Days' 《良辰美景》

    Date/Time: Friday 18:00, 23 February 2018

    Venue: Stage 3, Northern Stage

  • Contemporary Spaces of (Greater) Central Asia

    This workshop will bring together postgraduate students and early career researchers to share their knowledge and expertise on the (Greater) Central Asia region.

    Date/Time: 21 - 22 March 2017

    Venue: The Research Beehive, Newcastle University

  • Call for abstracts: Risks to life, heritage, and community on the Yangtze River

    Call for abstracts: Risks to life, heritage, and community on the Yangtze River

    Date/Time: 4 - 6 December 2017

    Venue: Research Beehive, Old Library Building, Newcastle University

  • Film@CultureLab on Women’s Day

    Date/Time: 9:30 am, 8 March 2017

    Venue: The Ballroom, Culture Lab

  • Distinguished Chinese Lecture: In Search of the Chinese Common Reader

    Date/Time: Wednesday 14th February 2018; 16:30-17:30

    Venue: PERB G.05, Newcastle University

  • Traditional Chinese Medicine Tour 2017 (Xiamen University, China)

    Date/Time: Monday 13 November 2017, 17:00-18:30

    Venue: 2.21 The Research Beehive, Newcastle University

  • The Art of Ingenuity: A Brief History of the Chinese Swindle Story

    Focusing on the example of China, this talk will highlight one thread running through literary history: connoisseurship of the swindler’s ingenuity.

    Date/Time: 5 October 2017 16:00-17:00

    Venue: PERB G.05, The Percy Building, Newcastle University.

  • Multiple Cases study on Cultural Integration Mode of Cross-Border M&As for Chinese Enterprises

    Date/Time: 16 December, 16:00-18:00

    Venue: Room 3.07, Newcastle University Business School

  • The Operating Mechanism of Technological Entrepreneurial Incubate Chain

    Date/Time: 15 December, 16:00-18:00

    Venue: Room 3.07, Newcastle University Business School

  • Chinese Film Season - Gods & Dragons

    Date/Time: 19 March—2 April 2017

    Venue: Tyneside Cinema

  • The Silk and Bamboo Ensemble

    A programme of folk and traditional music from China. Free admission

    Date/Time: Thursday 2 March 2017, 13:10

    Venue: King's Hall, Armstrong Building, Newcastle University

  • The First Year in Your Interpreting Career

    Date/Time: 4 pm – 5 pm, 17 March 2017

    Venue: Room B.32, Barbara Strang Teaching Centr (BSTC), Newcastle University

  • Ulrike Draesner: DAAD Writer in Residence

    Date/Time: 13th-17th February 2017

  • Paul Flaig, American slapstick film in Germany’s Weimar Republic (1919-1933)

    Date/Time: Thursday 23rd February 2017 4pm - 5pm

    Venue: Research Beehive 2.20, Old Library Building, Newcastle University

  • Double bill of two contemporary Chinese plays in English translation.

    Date/Time: 10/02/17 18:00

    Venue: Northern Stage