2016

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 of Spain (1527-1598). The gallery is one among of the Read more…

By ubhbar002, ago
2016

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 and visual artist Livia Marin. Bringing together Palacios’ research on Read more…

By ubhbar002, ago
2016

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 a screening of the 1944 spy thriller The Conspirators (a follow-up to Casablanca, set Read more…

By ubhbar002, ago
2016

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 from his village, set within the Xingu Indigenous Territory (North Read more…

By ubhbar002, ago
2016

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 and opaque topic, with narratives built mostly around male protagonist, Read more…

By ubhbar002, ago
2016

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 films made in Brazil for youthful audiences. The films screened Read more…

By ubhbar002, ago
Bitnami