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Dr Guillem Colom-Montero, new Lecturer in Hispanic Studies, interviewed about Catalonia on different BBC outlets.

Catalonia expert, Dr Guillem Colom-Montero, who witnessed the violence in Barcelona during the Catalan Referendum, has been interviewed about the recent political developments in the region on television (BBC News) and radio (BBC World Service, BBC5, BBC West Midlands and BBC Cumbria).

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Stories of Britain’s forgotten role in Russia’s Civil War on display

The forgotten role of British soldiers who died fighting trying to stop the Red Army seizing control of Russia can be seen at a new exhibition.

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Exeter to play host to first South West Translation Festival

Authors, language experts, a “Spectacular Translation Machine” and a typewriter called Adélaïde will be the stars of Exeter’s first Translation Festival this month.

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New Hindi / Urdu Course launch supported by visit of leading international specialist

For the first time, the University of Exeter’s Foreign Language Centre will be offering courses in Hindi and Urdu, starting in Autumn 2017. 

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Exeter Alumnus set to write official song for the 2018 World Cup

An Exeter Alumnus has had the prestigious honour of being asked to write the official song for one of Russia’s official 2018 World Cup host cities, Saransk.

 

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Hidden relationship between Spain’s finest women writers uncovered by Exeter expert

The hidden close relationship between two of Spain’s finest women writers has been brought to life through letters uncovered by a University of Exeter expert.

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Pioneering Spanish women remembered through new plaques in Madrid

Pioneering women in pre-civil war Spain are being remembered for the first time through new public memorials in Madrid thanks to a University of Exeter academic.

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New Professor of Translation Studies and Director of the Masters programme

Internationally recognised Translation Studies expert Professor Michelle Bolduc is now in post as the Director of the University of Exeter’s Masters programme in Translation Studies.

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College of Humanities Hosts Leading Chinese Academics

Five leading academics from Fudan University’s College of Foreign Languages and Literatures visited Exeter from 17-20 October to take part in a second major collaborative research colloquium. 

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Humanities continues to score highly for student satisfaction in National Student Survey 2016

Latest results in the National Student Survey (NSS) 2016 show that the College of Humanities continues to score highly - with students among the most satisfied within UK universities. 

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University of Exeter expert welcomes UNESCO status for rare historical document

One of Exeter Cathedral’s greatest treasures – and the focus of new research by a University of Exeter expert – has been honoured for its ‘outstanding significance’ to British history.

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University to chair EU referendum discussions

Experts from the University of Exeter are to host a special two-part discussion series about whether the UK should stay or leave the European Union.

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Exeter graduate start-up to revolutionise language learning

A University of Exeter graduate has devised a technique that could revolutionise language learning for children by making it as easy as reading a story.

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Humanities Success at the Teaching Awards 2016

The College of Humanities achieved fantastic success at the Teaching Awards 2016, with five winners and five runners-up, including Best Subject for English.

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New book by Professor Sally Faulkner exploring ‘middlebrow cinema’ published.

‘Middlebrow Cinema’ is the first book to be published in Routledge’s  brand new Film Studies series, 'Remapping World Cinema: Regional Tensions and Global Transformations'.

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New laboratories to preserve precious artefacts for the future

University of Exeter experts will be able to examine and preserve important historical objects thanks to a new £1.2m Digital Humanities research space.

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Department stores have been seen as “cathedrals of modernity” as well as molochs in 20th-century film and literature

Despite negative representations in film and literature, department stores stimulated social change and economic and technological innovation, claims a new study.

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Modern Languages awarded significant European funding for e-Tandem project

The Modern Languages Department have secured Erasmus+KA2 funding for the European University Tandem Project (EUniTa)

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Humanities students selected for prestigious German Summer School Scholarships

Four Modern Languages undergraduates have been selected as recipients of the DAAD (German Academic Exchange Service) Summer School Scholarships.

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Entries are now open for the 2016 Paddon Award Arts Competition

The Paddon Award Arts Competition has returned for another year. In honour of the University’s Diamond Jubilee, the theme for entries for this year’s award is ‘Celebration’.  

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