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June 2017

‘Tournaments of Value: Argentina and Brazil in the Age of Exhibitions’

by Jens Andermann Thursday, 23 October 2008, 5:00-7:30 pm, Seminar Room 12, ISA Exhibitions are a privileged site for observing the emergence of Latin American nation-states as subjects of capital in the second half of the nineteenth century. As such,… Continue Reading →

Transtango ‘Two Journeys’

Saturday, 14 February 2009, 8pm, Bloomsbury Theatre, 15 Gordon Street, London WC1H 0AH Transtango is a unique music, film and dance performance inspired by ‘Urban Encounters’ produced by Patricia Bossio. An enticing blend of contemporary tango and jazz cooked up… Continue Reading →

Past and Present: New Perspectives on Carmen Martin Gaite

Saturday, 21 March 2009, 11.00am – 5.00pm, Institute of Germanic and Romance Studies, University of London Stewart House, Room 274/5 Organiser: Maria-José Blanco (University College London) This Study Day will bring together students, researchers and academics in order to share… Continue Reading →

External Events ‘“Conversation” as Community: On the Stakes of Painting and Photographing the Bonds of Kinship and Community’

Wednesday, 13 May 2009, 1pm-3pm, The Keynes Library, Birkbeck, 43 Gordon Square, London WCIH 0PD Birkbeck speakers include: Carmen Fracchia (CILAVS); Gabriel Koureas (Art History); Kate Retford (Art History); and guest artists: Hannah Eaton and Flora Whiteley. This event was… Continue Reading →

International Conference / Seminário Internacional

Returns of the Real: Engagements with Contemporary Film and Theory Retornos do Real: Cinema e Pensamento Contemporâneos August 19-21, 2009, Salão Moniz de Aragão, Fórum de Ciência e Cultura, Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro Co-sponsored by CILAVS and the… Continue Reading →

Conference: Predisciplinarity and the Divisions of Knowledge 1750-1850

This conference explores the fluid and unfamiliar contours of predisciplinarity/adisciplinarity in an expansive Romantic Century, 1750-1850. We envision this conference as an opportunity to defamiliarize foundational moments, master narratives, and key figures of the Romantic century, by opening them up… Continue Reading →

‘Shaking Idiosyncrasies: Latin American Artists and the Poetics of Movement’

Friday, 6 March 2009, 6pm, Birkbeck Cinema, 43 Gordon Square, London WC1H 0PD This event is associated with the opening of Cristina Roca: Shaking Idiosyncrasies solo exhibition at Hold & Freight gallery. This talk will be led by Latin American… Continue Reading →

Roundtable – ‘World Cinema: Critical Views’

Monday, 11 May 2009, 6pm, Birkbeck Cinema, 43 Gordon Square, London WC1H 0PD What does ‘world cinema’ mean? How useful is the term to an understanding of different cinematic practices and cultures around the world? What does it mean to… Continue Reading →

Film Screening: Colossal Youth (Juventude em Marcha, Pedro Costa, 2006)

Friday, 6 February 2009, 6 pm, Birkbeck Cinema, 43 Gordon Square, London WC1H 0PD The Portuguese director Pedro Costa revisits the slums of Lisbon for the final film in the Fontainhas trilogy in which he follows Ventura, a Cape Verdean… Continue Reading →

‘From Alan Clarke to Julio Medem: Elephants and Palimpsests in the Basque Context’

by Nerea Arruti Friday, 14 November 2008, 12:30 – 1:30 pm, Room G22, 43 Gordon Square  This seminar focused on the documentaries Elephant (1989) and La pelota vasca (2003); Elephant, the film on the Northern Irish troubles by Alan Clarke, the… Continue Reading →

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