News and features
News and features from our community in European languages and cultures.
Meet our graduates: Carolina Orloff
A Latin American Literature PhD graduate, Carolina is the co-founder of publishing house, Charco Press.
Meet our graduates: Harry Richards
Having graduated with an MA in Spanish and History in 2020, filmmaker Harry’s short film SANTI was selected for the BFI Future Film Festival 2022.
Meet our graduates: Anke-Beate Stahl
Artist, curator and teacher Dr Anke-Beate Stahl came to Edinburgh in 1989 as an undergraduate student to study Swedish and Old Icelandic and fell in love with Scotland.
Meet our graduates: Becky Waterton
Deputy Editor of The Local in Sweden, Becky graduated with an MA (Hons) in German and Scandinavian Studies in 2017.
Festive festschrifts – graduates edit books in honour of PhD mentors
We sit down with Scandinavian Studies graduates Christian Cooijmans and Ian Giles, editors of two new books honouring the work of their PhD supervisors Arne Kruse and Bjarne Thorup Thomsen.
In memoriam: Derek Wagg and Sheila Wagg, née Millar
Former Hispanic Studies student, Susan Harrison, pays tribute to two long-standing members of our languages’ community.
Languages in the community - welcoming Ukrainian families to Edinburgh
We hear from Ekaterina Popova and students about helping Ukrainian refugees adjust to life in Edinburgh.
Meet our graduates: Rosie Hedger
Winner of an English PEN Translates Award, Rosie is a Scandinavian Studies graduate who specialises in translating Norwegian literature into English.
Out of the classroom, into the cinema
We talk to students Lucy, Nina, Ella and Harriet about their involvement in the eighth Edinburgh Spanish Film Festival.
In memoriam: Ian Revie
A tribute to the first Head of the School of Literatures, Languages and Cultures, an expert in French literature and cinema, and a Chevalier des Palmes Académiques.