News from Modern Languages & Cultures
Postgraduate Student Kevin Sheehan awarded 2011 Walter W. Ristow Essay Prize
(3 November 2011)
Kevin Sheehan, a research postgraduate in the School of Modern Languages, has been awarded the 2011 Walter W. Ristow Essay Prize (Washington Map Society) for his article on 'Utility and Aesthetic: The Function and Subjectivity of Two Fifteenth Century Portolan Charts'. Kevin is supervised by Dr Stefano Cracolici, Reader in Italian.
Opening of Russian World Centre
The Russian World Centre opened at Durham University on 23 April 2013