French and Francophone Studies

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My summer school experience: Katie Cameron

We hear from a Year 3 French and German student about attending an online summer school on the European Union.

Read our interview with Katie

RSE medal win is first for a Modern Linguist

Professor John Renwick reflects on winning the RSE Sir Walter Scott Medal for his work on Voltaire and Marmontel.

Read our interview with John

What’s it like to be a virtual language ambassador?

Recent French and Spanish MA (Hons) graduate, Anna, talks us through her final year experience.

Read our interview with Anna

Meet our graduates: Zara Zaman

Having graduated in 2021 in Arabic and French, Zara is the co-founding Director of the Inspire Launch Grow Awards emerging enterprise finalist, Edventure.

Read our interview with Zara

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In memoriam: Ian Revie

George Square gardens with School logo

Dr Ian Revie was the first Head of the School of Literatures, Languages and Cultures, an expert in French literature and cinema, and a Chevalier des Palmes Académiques.

He died peacefully on 24th October 2021, with his partner and fellow member of the French Section in LLC, Dr Katharine (Kath) Swarbrick, at his side.

His long-standing friend and colleague, Professor John Renwick, pays tribute to him.

Read the tribute to Dr Ian Revie