• Parable of the Return, Juan Soto - Colombian-born, London-based filmmaker and editor Juan Soto, whose works poetically explore intersections of memory and history, will present two recent works:¬†Parable of the Return¬†(2016) and¬†Too Late For The Cinema¬†(2014). Following the screening Juan will be in conversation with Professor Catherine Grant. DATE AND TIME Sat 13 October 2018 14:00 ‚Äď […]
  • 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‚Äôs 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 […]
  • 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 […]
  • ES LO QUE HAY [THAT’S THE WAY THINGS ARE] a discussion of the photobook by Chilean photographer Luis Weinstein - Chilean photographer Luis Weinstein presents the work of his photobook Es lo que hay [That‚Äôs the way things are], documenting everyday life in Chile under the Pinochet dictatorship. The presentation will be followed by a Q & A session between the author and Carlos Reyes Manzo. All welcome but booking¬† […]
  • SCREENING IBERIAN CRISES: TEN YEARS ON - Organised by: Mari Paz Balibrea, Luis Trindade, Patricia Sequeira Bras This film series continues the work initiated by the symposium Culture and Crisis in Portugal: Cultural Responses to Austerity in Southern Europe ¬†held at CILAVS in June of 2017. The economic crisis of 2007 brought with it ¬†austerity, a generalized […]
  • Half-day conference: Cultural Capitals: Globalization and the Role of Culture in the Contemporary City - 5 July 2017 This half-day conference aims to bring together in conversation scholars and artists working across the boundaries of the humanities and the social sciences exploring the cultural aspects of urban life and the importance of culture nowadays in the make-up of so called post-industrial, creative cities. The occasion […]
  • Culture and Crisis in Portugal. Cultural Responses to Austerity in Southern Europe, A Symposium - 1-3 June 2017 No one seemed to be prepared for this. Ten years ago, progress was still taken for granted and a worse future looked as unthinkable as the need to go back to past forms of representation and activism. But then came austerity, a generalized attack on public services […]
  • Latin American Women‚Äôs Filmmaking - 18th and 19th September 2017 Senate House, University of London Birkbeck, University of London Latin American filmic production has rightly held a celebrated place in the global cinematic canon with many key filmmakers and theorists receiving significant scholarly and public attention. Traditionally, however, the vast majority of these acclaimed practitioners […]
  • International Conference: Border Subjects/Global Hispanisms -   Friday 24 & Saturday 25 November 2017 This conference brings together scholars, curators, filmmakers, writers¬† and post-graduate students from Latin America and the Caribbean, the United States, Europe and the UK to explore the emergence, nature and redefinitions of Border Subjects in the globalized Hispanic world from the Early […]
  • Cultural Capitals: Globalization and the Role of Culture in the Contemporary City - Starts 05 July 2017 – 14:15 Finishes 05 July 2017 – 19:30 Venue Keynes Library, Birkbeck School of Arts, 43 Gordon Square Booking details Free entry; booking required This half-day conference aims to bring together in conversation scholars and artists working across the boundaries of the humanities and the social […]
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