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New Research Funding Calls – Creative Multilingualism

| 27th February 2019

The Open World Research Initiative Creative Multilingualism Project has recently announced details of two new funding calls.  One is aimed at doctoral students on the themes of ‘Languages and Creative Identity’ and ‘Languages and Performance’ and a further one on ‘Artificial Intelligence in the World of Languages’. Closing dates are April 15th and 30th respectively, […]

Attitudes towards digital culture and technology in Modern Languages – Report

| 4th February 2019

A new report published by colleagues from the ‘Language Acts and Worldmaking’ project shows that digital culture and technology has had a significant effect on modern languages learning and research, but this is often poorly understood. It highlights the contribution of digital culture to greater engagement and collaborative learning,..

Languages in a Global World – Exeter January 25th

| 22th January 2019

Anyone interested in Modern languages in the Exeter area is invited to an event at the University of Exeter on Friday 25th. ‘Languages in a Global World’ brings together local Modern Languages teachers and their students as well as University Alumni and current staff and students of languages and international cultures. The inaugural event sees Ben Bradshaw MP in conversation with Professor Andrew Thorpe.

New Policy Briefing on Modern Languages Educational Policy in the UK

| 15th January 2019

Following a successful second policy workshop in December 2018 in Belfast, bringing together policymakers and academics from England, Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales, Wendy Ayres-Bennett PI of MEITS, and Janice Carruthers, AHRC Leadership Fellow in Modern Languages, have published a new policy briefing on Modern Languages Educational Policy in the UK. Based on a comparative analysis […]