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From Japan to Spain and Latin America. Alternative Cinematic Experiences

Participants in this session explore the transnational dimension of Japanese cinema in relation to Latin America, Africa and Europe. Challenging deeply entrenched ideas about the uniqueness of Japanese culture, they highlight the exposure of its filmmakers to international flows of… Continue Reading →

Culture Bites: Beginning of a Critique of the Catastrophe of Spanish among the Modern Languages in Brexit Britain, a talk by Fernando G. Herrero

Culture is probably the most used and abused term in the humanities and/or liberal arts in the last two-to-three decades. Bites: to take hold, sometimes with the teeth & to come to grips, to take effect sometimes with unpleasant consequences…. Continue Reading →

Professor Luciana Martins’ Inaugural Lecture: “Drawing together: the visual archive of travel in Latin America”

How can we explore the visual archive of travel to recover traces of cross-cultural exchanges and encounters in Latin America? What place does the act of visual documentation have in the culture of scientific observation and collection in the field?… Continue Reading →

Parable of the Return, Juan Soto

Colombian-born, London-based filmmaker and editor Juan Soto, whose works poetically explore intersections of memory and history, will present two recent works: Parable of the Return (2016) and Too Late For The Cinema (2014). Following the screening Juan will be in conversation with Professor Catherine… Continue Reading →

Crafting Resistance: The art of Chilean political prisoners

CraftingResistance_UEL final An exhibition co-curated by Jasmine Gideon, Birkbeck, University of London and CILAVS member & Gloria Miqueles, Chilean Ex-political prisoner. Project funded by Birkbeck ISSF WellcomeTrust Hosted by University of East London -Archive         Opening event:… Continue Reading →

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