• International Conference: Carmen Martín Gaite 10 years on: revisiting her textual and visual legacy - 10-11 December 2010, IGRS, Stewart House, 2nd floor, 32 Russell Square, London WC1B 5DN Co-organizers: Dr Maria-José Blanco and Dr Jessamy Harvey with the collaboration of Dr Mercedes Carbayo-Abengózar CILAVS and the Centre for the Study of Contemporary Women’s Writing (CCWW, Institute of Germanic and Romance Studies) are collaborating on […]
  • International Symposium: Order’s other histories: revisiting South America - Thursday, 25 November 2010 10am-3pm: Council Chamber, Institute of Advanced Legal Studies, Charles Clore House, 17 Russell Square, London WC1B 5DR 3pm-5pm: The Studio, British Museum, Great Russell Street, London WC1B 3DG Focusing on South America, this interdisciplinary symposium aims to foster discussion on the multiple ways of ordering, representing […]
  • Seminar: Culture and the Cuban Revolution by Aida Bahr - Saturday, 11 September 2010, 3pm, Room B36, Birkbeck, London WC1E 7HX Aida Bahr is a prize-winning writer of fiction, a literary critic and screenwriter from Cuba. She has been the director of the prestigious Oriente Publishing House, based in Santiago de Cuba, since 1998. A member of the National Union […]
  • Seminar: Modelling Standard - Talk with Jorge Satorre and Catalina Lozano mediated by Luciana Martins and Carmen Fracchia Thursday, 23 September 2010, 6pm, Room 101, Clore Management Centre, Birkbeck, London WC1E 7JL Modelling Standard is the first collaborative project of artists Jorge Satorre and Erick Beltrán with drawings by Jorge Aviña, curated by Catalina […]
  • Pobre Menina Rica (Poor Little Rich Girl) - Saturday, 9 October 2010, 5.00pm, Birkbeck Cinema, 43 Gordon Square, London WC1H 0PD This production is an adaptation of the classic Brazilian show Pobre Menina Rica and features twelve songs composed by two of the founders of the Bossa Nova movement, Carlos Lyra and Vinicius de Moraes. The show was […]
  • Seminar: Flipping the Page, Gazing at Images: Thoughts on Writing an Interdisciplinary and Intermedia History of Spanish Civil War Magazines by Jordana Mendelson - Friday, 19 November 2010, 6pm, Room B33, Birkbeck, London WC1E 7HX Recently the academy has turned its attention to the magazine as a serious object of study. The so-called ‘little magazines’ of the avant-garde have become centerpieces in approaching the visual and literary culture of modernism anew, with an enriched […]
  • Talk: Exquisite Damage. Photographs by Gabriela Liffschitz, by Paola Cortes-Rocca - Saturday, 20 November 2010, 3.00pm, Room 416, Malet Street, Birkbeck, London  WC1E 7HX In Recursos Humanos and Efectos colaterales, Gabriela Liffschitz  (1963-2004) composes a series of verbal and visual self-portraits that show the body of a woman who has breast cancer. By mobilizing genres organized around the writing of the […]
  • Film Screening - Saturday, 27 November 2010, 9.00am – 4.30pm, Birkbeck Cinema, 43 Gordon Square, London WCIH 0PD In collaboration with DLAFF (Discovery Latin American Film Festival), CILAVS is offering the opportunity to watch a trilogy of films by the Mexican filmmaker Julián Hernández, an iconic figure of Latin American gay cinema: 1) […]
  • Mozambican Event: Samora Moises Machel - Saturday, 26 February 2011, 2.30pm, Birkbeck Cinema, 43 Gordon Square, London WC1H 0PD These talks were organized by the Embassy of Mozambique in collaboration with CILAVS to commemorate  the 25th anniversary of the tragedy of Mbuzini, where the first President of Mozambique Independent, Samora Moises Machel lost his life. Programme […]
  • Learning from Barcelona: Art, Real Estate and the Pre-Olympic City - A dialogue between London and Barcelona Friday 28 – Saturday 29 January 2011, Birkbeck at Stratford, University of East London, Stratford Campus, Computer Center and Main Entrance, Room CCG05, Water Lane, London E15 4LZ A two-day workshop bringing together for the first time academics, activists and cultural practitioners from Barcelona […]
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