• Pablo Neruda and Pablo Picasso: Approaches to Art - Adam Feinstein Thursday 26 September 2013, 6.00-7.30pm, Birkbeck, University of London, Torrington Sq., Main building, Room 538 Two of the great cultural giants of the twentieth century, Pablo Neruda and Pablo Picasso, shared not only a first name but a close friendship which enriched their lives and their work.  On […]
  • Circular: 2nd Brazilian Youth Film Festival - Saturday 12 October 2013, 1.00pm to 7pm, Birkbeck, University of London, Torrington Sq., Main Building,  Room B20 CILAVS is delighted to host Circular: 2nd Brazilian Youth Film Festival in London. Curators: Cristiane Pederiva and Pedro Michelli Programme First Session: suitable for all ages Com os pés na cabeça (Tiago Scorza […]
  • Book Launch: World Film Locations: São Paulo - Saturday, 19 October 2013, 1.00-5.00pm, Birkbeck Cinema, 41 Gordon Square, WC1H 0PD São Paulo is the largest city in South America and the powerhouse of Brazil’s economy. A multi-racial metropolis with a diverse population of Asian, Arabic, and European immigrants as well as migrants from other parts of Brazil, it […]
  • Film Screenings: Colombian Film Panorama: Women in documentaries - 28-30 November 2013, Birkbeck Cinema, 41 Gordon Square, London WC1H 0PD The Colombian Film Panorama is a selection of documentaries made by young emerging women filmmakers as well as experienced directors and their perspective on women. The programme focusing on women will showcase: •      Documentaries with a strong female view […]
  • Cruel Modernity - Jean Franco Friday 22 November 2013, 6.00pm, Keynes Library, School of Arts, 43 Gordon Square, London WC1H 0PD In this seminar, Jean Franco will discuss her latest book Cruel Modernity, which examines the conditions under which extreme cruelty became the instrument of armies, governments, rebels, and rogue groups in Latin […]
  • Anthropology of the Brain: Consciousness, Culture and Free Will - Roger Bartra (University of Mexico – UNAM) Thursday, 19 June 2014, 6.00-7.30pm, Peltz Gallery, School of Arts, Birkbeck, 43 Gordon Square, London WC1H 0PD In this talk, Roger Bartra will discuss his latest book Anthropology of the Brain: Consciousness, Culture and Free Will (2014), in which he explores the mysteries […]
  • Alice in the Megalopolis: Women and Urban Spaces in Recent Brazilian Media - Lúcia Sá (University of Manchester) Tuesday, 3 June 2014, 6.00-7.30pm, Birkbeck Cinema, 43 Gordon Square, London WC1H 0PD In this paper, Prof Lúcia Sá discusses the depiction of women in urban spaces by Brazilian media, with particular attention to the television series ‘Alice’ (2008) directed by Karim Aïnouz. It will […]
  • Connecting through Collecting: 20 Years of Art from Latin America at the University of Essex - Andrés Montenegro (Assistant Curator, Essex Collection of Art from Latin America – ESCALA) Friday, 30 May 2014, 12.00pm -1.30pm, Room 122, Birkbeck, University of London, 43 Gordon Square, London WC1H 0PD Organizers: Dolores Galindo, Bea Caballero and Tomás Peters (Birkbeck’s PhD students) Andrés Montenegro will discuss the main ideas behind […]
  • International Symposium: Picturing Latin America: Rethinking Film and Photographic Archives - Thursday 7 November 2013, 9.30am-5pm, Senate House, Malet Street, London WC1E 7HU Friday 8 November 2013, 10am-5pm, Birkbeck Cinema, 41 Gordon Square, London WC1H 0PD Convenors: Luciana Martins & Diane Gabrysiak This symposium brings together scholars and curators from the UK, the United States and Latin America to provide a […]
  • Pedro Costa Masterclass: Work, Language, the Actor - Three public lectures Monday 6th; Tuesday 7th and Wednesday 8th January 2014, 2.00pm-5.00pm, Birkbeck Cinema, 43 Gordon Square, London, WC1H 0PD Four years after the first complete retrospective of his work in the UK, Pedro Costa, one of the most uncompromising filmmakers in contemporary cinema, is back for a three […]

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