Julie Curtis, Professor of Russian Literature, and Philip Bullock, Professor of Russian Literature and Music, recently helped Garsington Opera stage a new, original production of Tchaikovsky’s best-loved opera.
On Thursday 1 December 2016, Professor Helen Watanabe-O’Kelly was conferred with an Honorary DLitt by the National University of Ireland in Dublin. She is an alumna of the NUI, having studied German and Spanish at University College Cork for her BA and German for her MA, before taking the degree of Dr. Phil at the University of Basel.
Andrea Klaus (University of Warwick) and Silke Mentchen (University of Cambridge) have written a detailed report into the reasons why the Erasmus+ scheme is so essential to academia.
The Erasmus+ programme allows university students from across Europe to study in other EU countries, fostering cross-border cooperation and international knowledge exchange, with over 4,000 students involved in the programme at any one time.
Jack Flowers (Brasenose) has been awarded the Society for French Studies 2016 R. Gapper Undergraduate Essay Prize for his essay on ‘L’une des thématiques majeures de la poésie de cette époque est la métropole, conçue comme l’un des lieux privilégiés où s’entremêlent l’ancien et le moderne, la solitude et la foule, le «haut» et le «bas»’.
On 16 November 2016, members of the Sub-Faculty of Portuguese met President Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa at the Portuguese Embassy in London on the occasion of his first state visit to the United Kingdom.
In the Picture (from Left to Right): Prof. T. F. Earle, Prof. Helder Macedo, Mr Rafael Martins, Prof. Claire Williams, Prof. Phillip Rothwell, Prof. Claudia Pazos Alonso, President Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa of Portugal.
Are you thinking about how to engage others with your research? The Library recognises that its collections provide opportunities for valuable user engagement activities and can help to support a number of different approaches to creating an impact. Exhibitions and book displays, often to accompany a conference or seminar, are popular ways of highlighting your research activities.
St Cross College in partnership with the Sino-British Fellowship Trust (SBFT) offers the following scholarship for which it invites applications from applicants who will be studying for a doctoral degree in the Humanities at the University of Oxford in the academic year 2017-2018. The scholarship is open to applicants who are students or academic staff members at a university, other higher education institution or vocational training institution in China.
The Faculty of Medieval and Modern Langauges and the Faculty of Linguistics, Philology and Phonetics are hosting a three-day workshop MAPS AND BEYOND: GEOGRAPHIC INFORMATION SYSTEMS (GIS) FOR LINGUISTS (22 October, 5 November, 19 November).