Modern Languages


Research in Mexico

Our reputation attracts the best academic talent

Modern Languages has a thriving research community and is home to several internationally renowned research centres.

Our research covers French, German, Spanish, Portuguese and Latin American studies, Portuguese and linguistics with particular focus on film and television, linguistics, literature, culture, society, politics, history, anthropology and transnational studies.

Breaking new ground

Modern Languages staff are engaged in research on a wide range of topics.

Exploring language

We have three major research centres in the areas of transnational study, linguistics and global Englishes.

Spanning a range of interests

Find out more about our academics and their areas of expertise.

Joining the debate

Our seminars are open to academics, students and the general public.

Research excellence
  • The latest Research Assessment Exercise (2008) ranked us in the top two UK universities for European Studies in recognition of the 'world-leading' research being undertaken by our academics.

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