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John Townsend

It is with sadness that we note the death in September 2014 of John Townsend, former UCL Scandinavian Studies Librarian and contributor to the Viking Society for Northern Research.

Dr Sarah Death awarded Order of the Polar Star

Dr Sarah Death, Honorary Research Associate in Scandinavian Studies, has been awarded the medal of the Order of the Polar Star for her service to Swedish literature and language abroad. More...

Members and friends of Italian Department with Italian Ambassador

Italian Ambassador visits UCL

On Monday 17 November, the Italian Ambassador to London, Pasquale Terracciano, visited the Italian Department. He inaugurated the new Foster Court display case for Italian studies, and praised the Department's profile in research and in teaching Italian language and culture. More...



Departmental Research Day

2:00-2:30 Jakob Stougaard-Nielsen - The Policeman in the Ill-Fitting Uniform; or how to write crime fiction after Utøya More...

Starts: May 11, 2015 2:00:00 PM

Diagram of a renaissance maze

Unwinding the Labyrinth: Exploring the 'Eights in the Octagon' Exhibition

'Eights in the Octagon' is a UCL exhibition inspired by the Octagon Gallery’s shape and location. More...

Starts: May 18, 2015 1:00:00 PM

Ojects of German origin

Objects of Curiosity: German Gems

German history is often presented through iconic objects, so this session provides an opportunity to witness an alternative view of German-speaking lands through more unusual means. More...

Starts: May 18, 2015 6:30:00 PM

'Hello World' in several languages

A Journey to the Centre of Sentences

Sometimes trying to learn a foreign language is like trying to learn a foreign language. Don't worry help is at hand. More...

Starts: May 19, 2015 1:00:00 PM

Mundas Intellectualis

Lux intelligibilis. What’s in a Metaphor?

We say ‘I see what you mean’. We speak of the Enlightenment. What is this inner light that helps us think?

Starts: May 19, 2015 6:30:00 PM