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Past Events from 2015 - 2016

Annual Conference organised by the Centre for Research on Cuba: 2014

Date
08 - 10 September 2014
Location:
University Park
Description
in collaboration with the Institute of Latin American Studies, University of London and with support from the Society for Latin American Studies - with a special panel to celebrate Alistair Hennessy

SPLAS host first Spanish language teaching in HE national conference

Date
12 June 2015
Description
The "Encuentro ELE-UK 2015" will take place on 12 June 2015.

Cuba at the crossroads: where next?

Date
30 September 2015
Description
Round Table with Carlos Alzugaray and Rafael Hernández - Department of Spanish, Portuguese and Latin American Studies research seminar in collaboration with the Centre for Research on Cuba

Había sol durante la oscuridad: memoria, tradición y patrimonio cultural durante el conflicto armado interno en el Perú

Date
14 October 2015
Location:
Trent A19
Description
Había sol durante la oscuridad: memoria, tradición y patrimonio cultural durante el conflicto armado interno en el Perú. Adriana Arista Zerga, Honorary Visiting Research Fellow

Female Slavery in nineteenth-century Brazil

Date
28 October 2015
Location:
Trent A19
Description
Dr Jane-Marie Collins, Assistant Professor here at the University of Nottingham, will be delivering a research seminar entitled "On Female Slavery in nineteenth-century Brazil".

Countering the Untranslatability of Christianity Through Paratexts: The Chronicles of Narnia in Taiwan

Date
29 October 2015
Description
Talk by Ya-Chun (Centre for Translation and Contemporary Cultural Studies)

Repression, Rivalry and Racketeering in the Creation of Franco's Spain: The Curious Case of Emilio Griffiths

Date
11 November 2015
Location:
Portland E126
Description
Gareth Stockey, 'Repression, Rivalry and Racketeering in the Creation of Franco's Spain: The Curious Case of Emilio Griffiths'.

Questions of Autobiography: Working with a Multilayered Text

Date
09 December 2015
Location:
Portland E125

Identity and the role of 'history': investigating national and local narratives in Cuba

Date
09 December 2015
Location:
Portland E125
Description
Spanish, Portuguese and Latin American Studies and Centre for Research on Cuba: Research Seminar Series 2015-16

'Crossing Borders: Knowledge Networks, Ideas and Values among Cubans in Canada and Western Europe', Professor Jean Stubbs

Date
03 February 2016
Location:
Trent Building LG11
Description
Spanish, Portuguese and Latin American Studies and the Centre for Research on Cuba: Research Seminar Series 2015-16 with Professor Jean Stubbs

Hollywood and América

Date
17 February 2016
Location:
Highfield House A01
Description
Talk on 'Hollywood and América' by Professor Philip Swanson, University of Sheffield.

BARBED WORLD: Photographic Exhibition

Date
01 - 18 March 2016
Location:
Tunnel between Portland and Trent Building
Description
This series of photographs is formed of around 80 pictures taken since May 2014 in different locations in Brazil, Cuba, Czech Republic, Italy, the Netherlands, Spain, United Kingdom and the United States.

BARBED WORLD: A multi-disciplinary perspetive on Barbed Wire

Date
02 March 2016
Location:
Trent A46
Description
Barbed world: Launch including a Round Table Discussion

Spaciality and the Hispanic Fantastic: Transgressions of Literary Realism

Date
16 March 2016
Location:
Trent B40
Description
'Spaciality and the Hispanic Fantastic: Transgressions of Literary Realism', Patricia Garcia

¿Extravíos (de) intelectuales?: Illusions of the left and right in contemporary Spain

Date
20 April 2016
Location:
Portland C27
Description
'¿Extravíos (de) intelectuales?: Illusions of the left and right in contemporary Spain', Álvaro Vidal Bouzon.

Zarzuela: A night at the Spanish oper(ett)a

Date
18 June 2016
Location:
Djangoly Recital Hall, Lakeside
Description
Songs and arias from the Spanish and Cuban Zarzuela- 18 June
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