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3VP at MLC – Translating memory – Hannah’s story

Posted on: 28 April 2021 | Category: 2021 posts

Collage of posters and images from A Museum for Me Research

Hannah Wilson (BA Modern Languages: Triple) spent Semester 1 on a Year 3 Virtual Placement or 3VP with the MLC research project ‘A Museum for Me’ led by Prof. Claire Taylor with Dr Lucia Brandi, which works with the National Museum of Colombia to produce educational materials on memory and representation.. Here, Hannah talks to the MLC blog about A Museum for Me product range, and her role as a 3VP intern.


Our Favourite International Oscar Nominated Films

Posted on: 28 April 2021 | Category: 2021 posts

Image of a roll of film tickets.

Awards season is in full swing and the most anticipated movie event of the year is finally upon us. The 93rd Academy Awards will be broadcast live from Hollywood on 25th April ready to crown 2020’s best productions and we can’t wait to see who the big winners will be this year.


Learning German - from beginner to prize winner

Posted on: 19 April 2021 | Category: 2021 posts

Student in graduation gown and cap

Isobel graduated in 2019 and here she tells us about her journey learning German at Liverpool - from starting as a beginner to becoming a prize winner!


Art everywhere – three ways to get your culture fix in Liverpool

Posted on: 8 April 2021 | Category: 2021 posts

Colourful mural

We are a resilient university in a city full of character. With spring arriving, it’s time to re-discover the streets of Liverpool to find some much-needed colour, joy and wonder.


A Talk with Eric Cohen: Son and Grandson of Holocaust Victims

Posted on: 7 April 2021 | Category: 2021 posts

a zoom call between son of holocaust victim Eric Cohen and final year German students. The image is split into nine sections with each individual in their own Zoom screen

On 8th of March 2021, German final-year students were fortunate enough to talk to Zeitzeuge Eric Cohen, a son and grandson of victims of the Holocaust.


Li Qingzhao (1084 – 1155) and her Ci’ (Lyric Poetry)

Posted on: 9 March 2021 | Category: 2021 posts

red traditional chinese temple with cherry blossom against a blue sky

Dr Penny Ding shares the story of Chinese female poet Li Qingzhao.


Celebrating Chinese New Year of the Gold Ox in Liverpool

Posted on: 10 February 2021 | Category: 2021 posts

Chinese New Year of Golden Ox

Deputy Director of the Confucius Institute Dr Penny Ding explains why this year's Spring Festival is so special.


Iberian and Latin American Week 2021

Posted on: 4 February 2021 | Category: 2021 posts

Seville Metropol Parasol

Taking place from Monday 8th February to Friday 12th February, #IBLAW21 will bring you a taste of the languages, literature, visual arts, and musical traditions of Iberia and Latin America through online events and workshops.


Modern Language Films on Free-to-View Platforms Internship

Posted on: 1 February 2021 | Category: 2021 posts

For this blog post, we have created a mini ‘Student Picks’ Film Festival. We have each chosen a film that appealed to us during our research and have written a small review to show you more about the great films that are available on these platforms.


Villains and Queer Cinema

Posted on: 1 February 2021 | Category: 2021 posts

Persons Hands with Rainbow Colours

Film Studies student Harriet Bell talks about her experience growing up with queer representation in mainstream media and how things are changing.


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    3VP at MLC – Translating memory – Hannah’s story

    Collage of posters and images from A Museum for Me Research

    Posted on: 28 April 2021 | Category: 2021 posts

    Hannah Wilson (BA Modern Languages: Triple) spent Semester 1 on a Year 3 Virtual Placement or 3VP with the MLC research project ‘A Museum for Me’ led by Prof. Claire Taylor with Dr Lucia Brandi, which works with the National Museum of Colombia to produce educational materials on memory and representation.. Here, Hannah talks to the MLC blog about A Museum for Me product range, and her role as a 3VP intern.


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