2018

MEDIATING THE CATALAN INDEPENDENCE MOVEMENT

12-13 September, 2018 Room 243 Senate House University of London, Malet St Bloomsbury London WC1E 7HU   The ongoing conflict of Catalonia’s movement for independence from Spain has in the last few years captured the imagination of populations in the Spanish state and global audiences alike, polarizing opinion, eliciting passionate Read more…

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2018

TRANSATLANTIC SPAIN: THE AFRO-HISPANIC EXPERIENCE OF SLAVERY AND FREEDOM (15TH-19TH CENTURIES)

FRIDAY 6TH JULY 2018, 2:30PM- 6:15PM   Room B04, Birkbeck, University of London, School of Arts, 43 Gordon Square, London WC1H 0PD                              Free entry, but booking here is necessary.                                                             This international workshop aims to contribute to the visibilization of enslaved and free peoples of Afro-Hispanic descent, by exploring their Read more…

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2017

Roundtable: Landscapes of abandonment

6 April, 2017, 6-8:30pm After an introduction by Luciana Martins (Birkbeck), there will be short presentations by Jordan Goodman (UCL), Leslie Wylie (Leicester), and Ignacio Acosta (Brighton) followed by a Q&A session and a wine reception, including a private view of the exhibition at the Peltz Gallery. This roundtable is Read more…

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2017

Black African Spain in the time of Murillo

22 February, 2017 A talk by Luis Mendez Rodriguez This talk analyzes the cultural history of slavery and the Black African presence in the Spain of the Golden Age, in relation to the paintings of Murillo. During the seventeenth century, Spanish culture had a greater influence of the black population. This Read more…

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