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Quick news items on the research achievements and activities of those within the School of Literatures, Languages and Cultures.
Exploring the legacies of Robert Louis Stevenson's Pacific writing
We hear from the researchers behind Remediating Stevenson, a new three-year project to engage contemporary readers in Samoa, Scotland and Hawai'i.
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.
How can we best respond to the ethical demands of Gender-Based Violence translation?
Dr Charlotte Bosseaux talks to us about her new, AHRC-funded, practice-based research project.
Àidh, Robot - researchers develop first ASR system for Scottish Gaelic
Will Lamb outlines what Automatic Speech Recognition means for the future of Scotland’s Gaelic language.
Intermediality the focus of new research partnership between Scotland and Japan
We talk to Fabien Arribert-Narce and Matthis Hervieux about a new collaboration with Meiji University in Tokyo.
The School of Scottish Studies Archives at 70
It’s 70 years since the University began collecting images, stories and voices of unheard Scottish lives. Lori Watson and Neill Martin reflect on this cultural milestone.
Collaboration with National Library of Scotland sees launch of new digital resource
Research on the Anna Murray and Frederick Douglass Family has led to the development of an online learning resource on African American revolutionaries.
Thriving in Scotland’s culture - Professor of Gaelic honoured for contribution to Public Life
Wilson McLeod talks about his Saltire Society honour, one of six Fletcher of Saltoun Awards given to Scotland’s leading figures in 2020.
Translation Challenge win - following the language to perfection
We hear from Dr Eleoma Bodammer, Reader in German Studies, about her prize-winning translation of Zafer Şenocak’s short poems.