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Francis Hult francis.hult at englund.lu.se
Sat Jun 21 07:20:18 UTC 2014


Times Higher Education



Classics example: any answers for modern languages’ decline?



Modern languages departments and scholars should look at how Classics has reinvented itself since the 1980s in order to boost its appeal to undergraduates, a scholar has argued.



It success was reflected, noted Roderick Beaton, Koraes professor of modern Greek and Byzantine history, language and culture at King’s College London, in “a large enough undergraduate cohort in over 20 higher education institutions to sustain a robust and internationally envied research culture”.



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