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What's next for Spain and Catalonia? Expert comment

"This could be a risky move by Madrid, and there's all to play for," says Professor Alison Ribeiro de Menezes, Head of the University of Warwick's School of Modern Languages and Cultures.

Mon 30 October 2017, 13:10 | Tags: Politics, Centre for modern languages, Expert comment, Europe, Spain

Dr James Hodkinson discusses religion in Germany on BBC Radio 4

Dr James Hodkinson, Associate Professor in German and Silke Horstkotte, Marie Skłodowska-Curie Research Fellow in German Studies from the School of Modern Languages and Cultures discuss the place of religion in modern Germany on the Beyond Belief programme on BBC Radio 4.


Macron won the debate—but Le Pen’s voters won’t care

Last night’s head-to-head debate between the two remaining candidates in the race to become the next French president was not a classic, but Emmanuel Macron landed the heaviest blows write Dr David Lees, Teaching Fellow in French Studies


Fillon’s failure to resign is a win for Macron and Le Pen

François Fillon’s failure to resign on Wednesday makes a Le Pen win in the 2017 presidential elections more likely argues Dr David Lees, Teaching Fellow in French Studies


French studies department delivers exciting political commentary

Over the last year Dr David Lees, Teaching Fellow in French Studies has established himself as a go-to spokesperson on French political issues. He’s been featured in broadcast media on Sky News, France 24 and BBC radio. He’s also written articles for publications such as The Express, Newsweek and the Conversation.


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