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Global Research

We research the languages and cultures of the Francophone, Hispanic and German-speaking worlds.

Research into European Languages and Culture

Research Expertise

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Our individual areas of research expertise span Europe, Africa and North & South America and range across literature, film, translation and the digital. 

Collaborative Research Areas

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Interdisciplinary collaborations place our research in dialogue with a wide range of disciplines. 


Research Leadership

Many of us play active roles in shaping the discipline of Modern Languages both nationally and internationally.

Staff Profiles

Staff Research Interests

DeLC staff directory: individual research and teaching profiles at a glance.


Read about our latest research findings in accessible, bite-sized form here.

Forthcoming Events

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We maintain an active calendar of research events in Modern Languages, both in DELC and across the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences.


Any queries about the department's programme of research should be addressed to the Director of Research, Professor Rebecca Braun.