Thinking about applying for a Northern Bridge PhD studentship at Modern Languages and Cultures in Durham?

Catherine Ellis, a current Northern Bridge-funded PhD student in French explains the application process and discusses what her views on the School of Modern Languages and Cultures, Durham University, and Durham city. You can ask Catherine (and other current Northern Bridge students at MLAC Durham) any questions here.

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Northern Bridge Doctoral Training Partnership PhD Studentships in the Arts and Humanities

Closing Date: 26 January 2015  The Northern Bridge Doctoral Training Partnership invites top-calibre applicants to apply to its doctoral studentships competition 2015. More than fifty fully-funded doctoral studentships are available across the full range of arts and humanities subjects, including Creative Practice disciplines. Northern Bridge is an exciting, AHRC-funded collaboration between Newcastle University, Durham University and Queen’s… Continue reading Northern Bridge Doctoral Training Partnership PhD Studentships in the Arts and Humanities

CFP: Facing the Frontier: Cultural Difference, Sovereignty, and Expansion in the Early Modern World

Facing the Frontier: Cultural Difference, Sovereignty, and Expansion in the Early Modern World Durham University, March 16 2015 Call for papers. Download Facing the Frontier - call for papers ‘Decision-makers have shown a need for help in isolating and understanding the complexity, weight, and relevance of culture as they consider foreign policy initiatives.’ As the… Continue reading CFP: Facing the Frontier: Cultural Difference, Sovereignty, and Expansion in the Early Modern World

Postgraduate events this week

We have a couple of things going on in MLAC this week. Thursday 20th November, 5pm in ER 152: 'Writing a thesis / finishing a thesis' with Dr Sam Bootle. Whether you are just starting your PhD, right in the middle or approaching the end, this should be useful for you. Sam's workshop will address… Continue reading Postgraduate events this week

Pauline Moret-Jankus defends her PhD thesis

Pauline Moret-Jankus has defended her PhD thesis entitled 'Race, imaginaire biologique et identité dans À la recherche du temps perdu'. Pauline was supervised by Dr Marie-Claire Barnet and Prof Lucille Cairns. The thesis was examined by Professor Margaret Topping (QUB) and Dr Gerald Moore (Durham), with Dr Catherine Dousteyssier-Khoze as independent chair.  The thesis was funded with a… Continue reading Pauline Moret-Jankus defends her PhD thesis

Call for papers: Durham Postgraduate Colloquium in Translation Studies

Call for papers: Third Durham Postgraduate Colloquium “Theoretical Frameworks and Methodologies: Research in Translation Studies” Date and Time: 7th February 2015 – 9:00-18:00 Venue: Room ER201, Elvet Riverside, New Elvet, Durham University, Durham, UK Keynote speaker: Dr Sharon O’Brien   Following the success of previous colloquiums, the Centre for Intercultural Mediation of Durham University is pleased to announce… Continue reading Call for papers: Durham Postgraduate Colloquium in Translation Studies

Postgraduate Study at Durham: Info session on 19 November

Join us for a one-hour meeting on 19 November 1-2PM in ER157 to learn more about our MA programmes in Modern Languages and Cultures: - MA IN MEDIEVAL AND EARLY MODERN STUDIES - MA IN ARABIC-ENGLISH TRANSLATION AND INTERPRETING - MA IN TRANSLATION STUDIES - MA IN CULTURE AND DIFFERENCE - MA IN VISUAL ARTS… Continue reading Postgraduate Study at Durham: Info session on 19 November