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Our research is characterised by an interest in the global dimensions of language-based study, including Hispanic, Lusophone and Francophone cultures and societies outside of Europe; migrant and transnational cultures in Europe; multilingualism; sociolinguistics; world cinema; the cultural impacts of European expansion and colonialism; global Black Studies; and the processes of translation and transculturation implicit in all those encounters.

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Find out about the worldwide impact of our research.

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Research projects

Exploring a range of topics from Latin American digital art to colonialism in France.

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Research activities

Publications and resources linked to our research.

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Research groups

Our groups include Memory and Heritage and Place, Space and Belonging.

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PhD research

Details of our current PhD students and their research areas.