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Bigas Luna Tribute 14-15 October 2022

New BIGAS LUNA TRIBUTE announced for October 14-15th, 2022 as part of the Edinburgh Spanish Film Festival
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Dr Kevin Lin, UK top Chinese-English interpreter offered professional training to Durham MATS and TESOL students

Dr Kevin Lin (OBE), the interpreter to Queen Elizabeth II and six UK Prime Ministers, brought his language service expertise to 30 MATS and TESOL students with his colleagues from KL Communications from 16 July 2022 to 27 July 2022. Dr Lin was previously appointed by MLAC as the first Professor in Translation Practice at Durham University.
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‘Where Are We Now? The Location of Modern Languages and Cultures' 2023 conference

The 2023 conference ‘Where Are We Now? The Location of Modern Languages and Cultures’, hosted by the School of Modern Languages and Cultures at Durham University from 19-21 April, will bring together key thinkers, scholars and practitioners to debate the future of Modern Languages.
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Winners of Durham University’s first creative writing contest in French announced

The School of Modern Language and Cultures and the Centre for Foreign Language Study are pleased to announce the winners of their first creative writing contest in French.
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Patricia Manzano Rodriguez wins prize!

The winner of the 2022 Juan Facundo Riaño Essay Prize.

County Durham pupils crack the code and become ‘language detectives’ at Durham University

Secondary-school pupils from County Durham recently became certified ‘language detectives’ after completing a series of after-school sessions delivered by School of Modern Languages & Cultures undergraduates, who acted as language ambassadors.
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Professor Daniel Newman's 'The Sultan's Feast' featured on the BBC and in The National

Professor Daniel Newman was recently interviewed by the BBC for an article on the history of maamoul, a biscuit that is enjoyed at the end of both Lent and Ramadan. 
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Ruth Clarke appointed as New Writing North and Durham University Translator in Residence

New Writing North and Durham University are delighted to announce that Ruth Clarke has been appointed as the inaugural Translator in Residence.

Careers in Film & TV with the British Film Institute

From Monday 31st January, join professionals from across the Film & TV industry talking about their roles and careers during this week of virtual events hosted by the British Film Institute.
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