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Website Problems

Thursday 28 January 2016
Visitors to the IMLR website may be experiencing problems in accessing our calendar of events and publications pages. We hope that normal service will be resumed early next week. In the interim, information should be available via the following routes: Events January to March in pdf format SAS Events Brochure (February-April) Publications University of London Online Store (for purchases) Email jane.lewin@sas.ac.uk for information 2016 imlr books Competition Email jane.lewin@sas.ac.uk for information / summary application form

jobs.ac.uk Event on 27 January 2016 - Opportunities in Germany

Thursday 14 January 2016
jobs.ac.uk is holding a free online video event on 27 January 2016 entitled ‘Postdoctoral & Research Opportunities in Germany.’ Germany is home to some of the best universities and research institutions in the world, supported by one of the highest levels of research investment within Europe. To help you explore the array of opportunities for early career researchers and newly qualified PhDs in Germany, jobs.ac.uk is holding a FREE 60-minute live video event via a Google+ Hangout on Air called ‘Postdoctoral & Research Opportunities in Germany.’

MRes and PhD Study at the Institute

Tuesday 15 December 2015
The Institute is keen to recruit outstanding students to its MRes and PhD programmes from September 2015. The one-year MRes programme is supervised by the IMLR and includes a translation module delivered in conjunction with the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS). PhD supervision is available in French, German, Hispanic, Latin American Studies and Italian Studies, and can be offered as part of the LAHP programme , co-supervised with experts in King’s College or University College.

The Global Reach of La Rioja

Monday 14 December 2015
The evening celebrating the literature and wine of La Rioja region on 27 November drew a diverse audience of some 150 which included members of the Spanish diplomatic service, academics, students, translators, lawyers, film producers, musicians, publishers, and wine connaisseurs.

Literary Translators of the Future Discovered in DAAD-IMLR Competition

Monday 14 December 2015
Among the books and other prizes awarded on Thursday to the winners of the DAAD-IMLR translation competition, the most treasured must have been the opportunity to share in the Encounter between Annett Gröschner, whose prose they had translated into English, and Katy Derbyshire, translator of much of Gröschner’s work.

Modern-day 'salon littéraire' gets off to a great start at the Institut Français

Tuesday 24 November 2015
Maylis de Kerangal’s Naissance d’un pont , winner of the 2010 Médicis prize, was the novel chosen for discussion at the first of this season’s Reading Groups, a modern-day version of the salon littéraire , held at the Institut Français and chaired by Dr Dominic Glynn, the IMLR’s Lecturer in French.

Overwhelming Response to Translation Competition

Monday 23 November 2015
The response to the second online writing competition for learners of German, co-organised by the IMLR and the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD), has been overwhelming. Learners at all levels (school, university students, and the general public) were asked to translate a passage from Annett Gröschner's (as yet untranslated) novel Walpurgistag (Witches' Sabbath). Of the 205 valid entries received, those of school students made up one-third, easily outnumbering the other categories.

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