Institute of Modern Languages Research launches: An interview with Nicholas Harrison

The Institute of Germanic Studies & Romance Studies has now re-launched as the Institute of Modern Languages Research, continuing its mission to promote and facilitate research in Modern Languages in the UK. We have been interviewing experts in the field to learn more about where modern languages research is heading, and what role the Institute… Continue reading Institute of Modern Languages Research launches: An interview with Nicholas Harrison

The Institute of Modern Languages Research launches: An interview with Charles Forsdick part 2

The Institute of Modern Languages Research (IMLR) continues its commitment to facilitating, initiating and promoting dialogue and research for the modern languages community but now embraces a wider remit as a centre for national research under its new name.  To celebrate the launch of IMLR a conference will be held on Saturday, 7 December 2013… Continue reading The Institute of Modern Languages Research launches: An interview with Charles Forsdick part 2

The Institute of Modern Languages Research launches: An interview with Charles Forsdick part 1

Despite, or because of, current challenges facing the sector, the newly launched Institute of Modern Language Research (IMLR) is determined to emphasise the pivotal role of modern languages in humanities research. This is due to the obvious multilingualism, internationalism and interdisciplinarity of its work, but also to the fact that its research agendas, along with the professional… Continue reading The Institute of Modern Languages Research launches: An interview with Charles Forsdick part 1

#PoTW – Institute of Modern Languages Research Launch event – Post-National Modern Languages

A day of debate and discussion will (re)launch the Institute under its new name but will also emphasise its continuing mission to promote and facilitate research in Modern Languages in the UK. Despite or because of current challenges facing the sector, IMLR is determined to emphasise the pivotal role of Modern Languages in Humanities research.… Continue reading #PoTW – Institute of Modern Languages Research Launch event – Post-National Modern Languages

The Institute of Modern Languages Research launches: An interview with Paul Julian Smith part 2

The Institute of Modern Language Research (IMLR) is the new designation for the Institute of Germanic & Romance Studies (IGRS). IMLR will officially launch on Saturday, 7 December 2013 with a special conference on Post-National Modern Languages. In the lead up to that conference we have interviewed several of the speakers to find out more. … Continue reading The Institute of Modern Languages Research launches: An interview with Paul Julian Smith part 2