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Global Research

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

Research into Global Languages and Culture

Research Expertise

Our individual areas of research expertise span Europe, Africa, North & South America, and China, and range across literature, film, translation, the digital, popular culture, and the practice of everyday life.

Collaborative Research Areas

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

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

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.