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2016

Public Tears and Secrets of the Heart: Political Emotions in a State of Crisis

L. Elena Delgado (University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign) Wednesday 11 May 2016, 6.00pm, Room 112, School of Arts, Birkbeck, University of London, London WC1H 0PD In a society of hyper-communication, compulsive transparency and prescribed positivity, who can make claims, express political… Continue Reading →

Anachronisms? El Escorial and the Christian Reconquest: Preserving Visual Chronicles of Warfare in Early Modern Castile

Laura Fernández-González (University of Lincoln) Wednesday 18 November 2015, 6.00pm, Keynes Library, School of Arts, Birkbeck, University of London, London WC1H 0PD The Hall of Battles in El Escorial Monastery is a long gallery covered in frescoes commissioned by Philip II… Continue Reading →

Memory as Montage: The Visual Archive of the Spanish Civil War

Sebastiaan Faber (Oberlin College) Tuesday 9 February 2016, 6.00pm, Keynes Library, School of Arts, Birkbeck, University of London, London WC1H 0PD Images were central to the story of the Spanish Civil War and continue to be central in its memory… Continue Reading →

Exhibition: Tejas Verdes: I was not there

An Aesthetic Intervention and a Meditation on Absence Friday 3 June  – 15 July 2016, Peltz Gallery, School of Arts, Birkbeck, University of London, London WC1H 0PD ‘Tejas Verdes: I was not there’ is a collaborative project between sociologist Margarita Palacios… Continue Reading →

Indigenous filmmaking in Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta, Colombia

Monday 16 May 2016, 6.00-9.00pm, Room B04, School of Arts, Birkbeck, University of London, London WC1H 0PD Tuesday 17 May 2016, 6.00-9.00pm, Room 110,  School of Arts, Birkbeck, University of London, London WC1H 0PD Sunday 22 May 2016, 6.30-8.30pm, Muxima… Continue Reading →

Hollywood depictions of Portugal and Europe

Friday 20 May 2016, 2.00-5.00pm, Birkbeck Cinema, 43 Gordon Square, London WC1H 0PD During World War II and the Cold War, Europe served as the setting of numerous Hollywood productions, particularly stories of intrigue and espionage. This event will include… Continue Reading →

Film Screening with Q&A: London as a Village

Talk with filmmaker Takumã Kuikuro Moderated by Prof Paul Heritage (Queen Mary University of London) Wednesday 24 February 2016, 6.00-7.00pm, Birkbeck Cinema, Birkbeck, University of London, 43 Gordon Square, London WC1H 0PD In April 2015, filmmaker Takumã Kuikuro travelled all the way… Continue Reading →

UTOPIA – 6th UK Portuguese Film Festival

Saturday 21 November 2015, Room B04, School of Arts, Birkbeck, University of London, London WC1H 0PD Programme 2.15pm – Warriors (Quem vai à guerra, Marta Pessoa, Portugal, 2011, 130mins) Forty years after its abrupt conclusion, Portugal’s colonial war is still a sensitive… Continue Reading →

Circular: 4th Brazilian Youth Film Festival

Saturday 24 October 2015, 1.30-5.30pm, Room B33, Main Building, Birkbeck, University of London, Malet Street (entrance via Torrington Square), London WC1E 7HX CILAVS is delighted to host the 4th edition of Circular: Brazilian Youth Film Festival, bringing to London the best… Continue Reading →

Eating the New World: Foods from the Americas in the Old World, 1500-1700

Rebecca Earle (Warwick University) Wednesday 11 November 2015, 11-12.30pm, Paul Hirst Room (102), 10 Gower Street, Birkbeck, University of London, London WC1E 6HJ Prof Rebecca Earle is a cultural historian of Spanish America and early modern Europe at Warwick University. She… Continue Reading →

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