“A national language strategy is needed”
Hello there Coco Norén, Dean of the Faculty of Languages. You have been a part of a working group at the Association of Swedish Higher Education (SUHF) that has written a report on the need for a national language strategy for Sweden. What did you...
Faculty of Languages appoints new honorary doctors
Geoffrey Khan, Professor of Hebrew at Cambridge University, UK, and Laurent Gosselin, Professor of French Linguistics at the University of Rouen, France, have been appointed honorary doctors at the Faculty of Languages.
Faculty of Languages appoints two new honorary doctors
Professor Stephen C. Levinson of the Max Planck Institute in the Netherlands and Helmer Gustavson, former department head at the Swedish National Heritage Board in Stockholm, have been appointed honorary doctors at Uppsala University’s Faculty of ...
New PhD programme in sinology launched
Uppsala University is launching a PhD studies programme in the Chinese language and Chinese culture and society. The programme is a welcome addition to Sweden’s research community and aggregate knowledge about one of the definitive superpowers of ...
Uppsala Ottoman Heritage now digitized
Uppsala University Library keeps large collections of Turkish / Ottoman origin. An important part of these collections has now been digitized and made avalaible on the Internet, thanks to a generous support from Turkey.
Epigram researcher awarded honorary doctorate by Faculty of Languages
Peter Howell has been awarded an honorary doctorate by the Faculty of Languages at Uppsala University. His research has contributed greatly to the study of epigrams, one of the most important genres in Greek and Roman poetry.