Online Seminar Series

The School of Languages and Cultures welcomes visitors from across the UK and the wider world to its online seminar series.

Laura Carlsen Lecture

This year's series showcases Sheffield colleagues from French Studies, Hispanic Studies, Germanic Studies and Translation Studies and Intercultural Communication, presenting in a variety of disciplinary areas, including linguistics, literature, intellectual history and visual culture. 


Date Speaker Title


Professor Henk de Berg Hitler and Trump as Populists: Similarities and Dissimilarities
03/02/21 Dr Rhian Davies Fathoming the Canarian Archipelago
17/02/21 Dr Nicole Baumgarten Love in the UK: an endearment?
03/03/21 Dr David McCallam Translating André Chénier
17/03/21 Dr Maxime Goergen Houellebecq utopian

For information on how to connect to the seminars, please write to at least a day in advance of the talk you'd like to attend, with the message subject "Research seminar series link". 

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