AHRC Doctoral Award18 December 2013A fully-funded three-year PhD studentship is available from 1 October 2014, as part of the project ‘Digital Critical Edition of Middle-Period Works by Arthur Schnitzler (1862-1931)’
Update on Ernst Jünger Translation Competition20 September 2013Due to the high number of submissions for the Ernst Jünger Translation Competition, the judges are taking slightly longer in making a decision. The winners will be announced on September 27, 2013.
Double success for Modern Languages in Bristol's Teaching Awards20 June 2013Adrienne Mason from the School of Modern Languages was awarded not only the Arts Faculty Students' Award for Teaching but also the Vice-Chancellor's personal teaching award, in recognition of her innovative and sustained work in the development of the highly successful MA Translation programme.
Grant success for Italian Cinema audiences project10 May 2013Dr Catherine O'Rawe of the Italian department has received an AHRC award of £690,000 for the project 'In Search of Italian Cinema Audiences in the 1940s and 1950s: Gender, Genre and National Identity'.
Tertulia Fútbol podcast from Semana Cultural 20134 April 2013This year's annual 'Tertulia Fútbol' podcast was recorded as part of the Semana Cultural. The conversation, in Spanish, begins with discussion of the prospects for the quarter-finals of the UEFA Champions League as well as many other issues relating to football in Spain, Portugal and Latin America.
SML PhD student joins Czech Foreign Minister to remember Jan Masaryk15 March 2013On Thursday March 7th, Bristol doctoral student Erica Harrison joined the Czech Foreign Minister, Karel Schwarzenberg, and speakers from London and Prague to mark the sixty-fifth anniversary of the death of Jan Masaryk, the hugely popular Foreign Minister of the Czechoslovak government in exile in London during World War Two.
Les Misérables: From Page to Stage to Screen15 March 20132012 marked not only the release of the Hollywood film of the stage musical 'Les Misérables' but also the 150th anniversary of the original novel's publication, generating a surge of interest amongst academics and the public alike.
Celebrating Latin America in Bristol4 March 2013A three-month celebration of Latin American culture in Bristol, organised by the University of Bristol, begins onThursday 7 March with a week of artistic events open to the public.