A third of a million Chinese labourers helped the Allies, but their huge unsung contribution ended in betrayal.
I got interested in Assyriology because I was fascinated by the many ‘firsts’ [world’s first civilizations, writing systems, literary texts]
The majority of teachers will, at some point in their career, be teaching in a multilingual, multicultural school.
Make the most out of learning and training opportunities around you; build up a support network; and bring your passion and enthusiasm to work.
The study of politics is vast and the identification of a canon of key texts is itself a politically loaded act.
“I recommend acquainting yourself early on with some of the major controversies in the field of linguistics…then… investigate two of the most fascinating questions in language: why do languages change, and how does the language you speak influence the way you think?”
Pick up any newspaper on any given day and you will find reports of protests, strikes, demonstrations, occupations – some sort of resistance to capitalist crisis and the state of things, large or small, in practically any country around the world.
“During my extensive wanderings I used various methods of transport, from my own legs to an aeroplane”
On the lower half of the map (in light blue) is Nigel Farage, the centre of dense exchanges. Branching northwards from him, in red, is The Voice of Europe, and southwest of him, in blue, Donald Trump.
Celebrating ‘Africa on the Square’ – Saturday 14 October – as part of Black History Month in Trafalgar Square
“No matter which party wins, voters are more concerned about sustaining the peace”
An artistic snapshot of the city as it stands today, and a celebration of its culture and diversity
Diversify your music library with these suggestions…
From Pieces of the Musical World: Sounds and Cultures to Celebrating Art and Music countless links – and echoes – occur between book and exhibition.
Wen-chin Ouyang outlines how she first became interested in Arabic-Chinese comparative studies, and her current interest in the Silk Road
Learning a language is likened to climbing a mountain