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Available to watch now: Resonance: Social Theory and the Good Life. A Workshop with Hartmut Rosa

Watch Hartmut Rosa's lecture from Friday 21st February 2020

Mon 02 Mar 2020, 16:33 | Tags: German - News

Jim Shields discusses Brexit and political events in France

Professor Jim Shields gave interviews to the Colombian daily Portafolio and to France 24 on Brexit, Rachida Dati’s Paris mayoral bid and the Fillon fraud trial.

Fri 28 Feb 2020, 14:35 | Tags: French - News

Incident in Hanau near Frankfurt

You may be aware that there was a shooting in Hanau near Frankfurt last night and that several people were killed.

If you have been affected in any way by what happened, please get in touch with us (either with Andrea Klaus or Elisabeth Herrmann, the Head of German, or your Personal Tutor). The counselling support is also available at counselling@warwick.ac.uk. The emergency phone number for the university is 024765-22222 (24/7).

Thu 20 Feb 2020, 11:23 | Tags: German - News Wellbeing Arts Faculty

Jim Shields discusses the latest in France’s pension reform impasse

Professor Jim Shields made appearances on France 24 television to discuss President Macron’s strategy and moves to resolve the pension reform impasse in France.

Wed 22 Jan 2020, 14:03 | Tags: French - News

Congratulations to Gianmarco Mancosu on his successful PhD Viva.

Congratulations to Gianmarco Mancosu who has had a very successful PhD Viva.

Thu 09 Jan 2020, 09:30 | Tags: Italian - News Postgraduates

Jim Shields discusses the pension reform battle in France

Professor Jim Shields made appearances on France 24 television to discuss President Macron’s pension reform plan, the nationwide strikes in protest and the battle for public opinion over these contentious reforms. 

Wed 18 Dec 2019, 14:18 | Tags: French - News SMLC News

SMLC Staff and Student Christmas Party

SMLC STAFF & STUDENT CHRISTMAS PARTY

4 DECEMBER: 5.00 – 7.00PM

MATHS FOYER

Come along to celebrate a multi-lingual Christmas, with festive drinks, nibbles, sweets, music and culture from around the SMLC world. We look forward to seeing you there.

Thu 28 Nov 2019, 10:24 | Tags: SMLC News

French Society: LWS Night Shelter appeal

The French Soc is supporting the Leamington Night Shelter (LWS) this Christmas. there will be a box in the TRC where you can put items. For information about what to give, please see: https://www.lwsnightshelter.org/shopping-list

Thu 28 Nov 2019, 10:20 | Tags: French - News SMLC News Arts Faculty

The Warwick Student Experience Survey

Want to share what’s great about being at your University? Have suggestions on what needs to improve around campus?

Have your say in the Warwick Student Experience Survey between 11 November and 8 December.

Tue 12 Nov 2019, 10:03 | Tags: Postgraduates, Undergraduate, SMLC News, Arts Faculty

PhD funding opportunities for 2020 entry

The School of Modern Languages and Cultures (SMLC) at the University of Warwick is pleased to invite applications for doctoral study commencing in September 2020.


Jim Shields discusses the death and legacy of former French President Jacques Chirac

Professor Jim Shields appeared on France 24, Radio France Internationale and LBC radio to discuss Chirac’s death, his legacy, defining moments of his presidency, and his place in modern French history. He also gave an interview on Brexit to the Colombian daily Portafolio.

Mon 07 Oct 2019, 10:48 | Tags: SMLC News, Arts Faculty


Salvador Ortiz-Carboneres: 15th December 1942 - 23rd July 2019

It is with great sadness that we have to report that our colleague and friend Salvador Ortiz-Carboneres has passed away. Please click on the headline to read some dear memories from some of the people who knew him best.

Tue 30 Jul 2019, 17:01 | Tags: Modern Languages - News SMLC News Arts Faculty

SMLC students selected to join Brazilian summer school

At the start of 2019 Warwick was invited to nominate two students to attend the Federal University of Minas Gerais (UFMG)'s Summer School on Brazilian Studies. After a competitive selection process, Lucia Evans and Will Gennings from Warwick's School of Modern Languages and Cultures were awarded scholarships co-funded by UFMG and Warwick.


Professor Ingrid De Smet has been admitted as a member of the Academia Europaea

Professor Ingrid De Smet has been admitted as a member of the Academia Europaea (Section of Literary and Theatrical Studies). The Academia Europaea (formed in 1988) is the pan-European academy of science, humanities and letters, with a membership of over 3800 eminent scholars, drawn from all countries of Europe, and all disciplines, nationalities and geographical locations.


Multiple awards success for SMLC students and staff

Students and staff from across Warwick SMLC completed a clean sweep of Warwick awards.


Jim Shields discusses political developments in France

Jim Shields discusses political developments in France

Professor Jim Shields published a comment article on the LSE’s EUROPP site and was interviewed by France 24 and Bloomberg News on recent elections and political developments in France.

Mon 10 Jun 2019, 10:37 | Tags: French - News SMLC News Arts Faculty

Jim Shields discusses the political crisis in France

Professor Jim Shields appeared twice on France 24 and on Radio France Internationale to discuss Macron’s response to the Gilets Jaunes protests, May Day demonstrations and the current crisis in France.

Fri 03 May 2019, 14:15 | Tags: French - News Modern Languages - News SMLC News

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