Flexible funding awards: six new projects funded by MEITS

We are delighted to announce the outcome of our flexible funding competition. Beginning in early 2018 and running for two years, the projects will work alongside the MEITS team to help reinvigorate research in modern languages and change public attitudes towards multilingualism through providing material for our proposed pop-up museum of languages.

The six projects are:

Multilingualism in Early Modern Literary Culture
Dr Peter Auger & Dr Sheldon Brammall, University of Birmingham
Space to Speak: Non-Han Fiction and Film in China and Beyond
Dr Sarah Dodd, University of Leeds
The Creative Web of Languages
Dr Erika Fülöp, University of Lancaster
Evaluating the effectiveness of e-mentoring and a digital languages resource for foreign language learning in Wales
Professor Claire Gorrara, Cardiff University
Watching the Transnational Detectives: Showcasing Identity, Internationalism and Language Learning on British Television
Dr Rachel Haworth, University of Hull
“¡Yo soy Fidel!”: Post-Castro Cuba and the Cult of Personality
Dr James Kent, Royal Holloway, University of London

Further details are available on the AHRC website.

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