4 July 2017
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.
19 July 2016
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.
4 July 2016
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...
1 July 2016
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...
28 June 2016
Post-Brexit, Studying Language and Culture Is More Urgent Than Ever: statement from the Board of the Faculty of Modern and Medieval Languages
22 June 2016
Dr Mari Jones, of the Department of French, has won the Vice Chancellor's Impact Award for the School of Arts and Humanities. Congratulations!
26 May 2016
Professor Wendy Ayres-Bennett (DTAL) has co-authored a new report which argues that urgent action is needed to close the UK languages gap.