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Limits and Extensions of the Subject in Contemporary Iberian Culture

The notion of the subject has a long tradition in the fields of psychology, linguistics, philosophy, sociology and cultural studies. Join us for a fascinating conference exploring the limits and extensions of the subject in contemporary Iberian culture at Fitzwilliam College, University of Cambridge 14-16 July.

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Cambridge Portuguese Day

The Department of Spanish and Portuguese joins forces with the Instituto Camões to offer an exciting opportunity for Year 11 and Year 12 students to find out what it is like to learn the language and culture of Portuguese-speaking countries in a Higher Education setting.

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Norman MacColl Symposium 2017: Magical Dispossessions: Nature, Capital and Conflict in Colombia

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Multilingual (Con)figurations: Catalan and Ukrainian in Dialogue

As part of the landmark research project Multilingualism: Empowering Individuals, Transforming Societies , which is funded by the Arts and Humanities Research Council, the Department of Slavonic Studies is pleased to invite you to the workshop Multilingual (Con)figurations: Catalan and Ukrainian in Dialogue . This rare...

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Literary Littorals: Slavery, Emancipation, Africa and the Spanish Empire

Literary Littorals: Slavery, Emancipation, Africa and the Spanish Empire 6 April 2017 - 7 April 2017 Alison Richard Building, 7 West Road, Cambridge, CB3 9DT Registration for the conference is now open . Fees are £25 (full fee) and £12.50 (one-day fee). This includes lunches and teas/coffees. It is also possible to pay a...

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Santiago Posteguillo Cambridge 2016

Spanish author Santiago Posteguillo in Cambridge: Seminars on writing a historical novel

The department of Spanish and Portuguese was delighted to welcome Dr Santiago Posteguillo, a bestselling author who has published to great critical acclaim several historical novels set in Ancient Rome: a trilogy on the figure of Scipio Africanus (2006-2009) and a trilogy on emperor Trajan (2011-2016). He has also...

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VI Jornades Marçalianes

VI Jornades Marçalianes: ‘Dolor de ser i no ser tu: desig’. Friday 11 November, Emmanuel College , University of Cambridge. The Department of Spanish and Portuguese is delighted to be hosting a symposium on the Catalan writer, teacher, translator and activist Maria-Mercè Marçal at Emmanuel College , Cambridge on Friday 11...

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Cambridge Hispanic and Lusophone Research Seminars (CHLRS)

The CHLRS is a seminar for staff, graduate (and where relevant undergraduate) students at which papers are given by graduate students, members of staff, and speakers from outside Cambridge. All graduate students in the Spanish and Portuguese Department are expected to attend. On this event listing you will find the programme for upcoming and recently held seminars of the CHLRS.

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Centre of Latin American Studies Seminars

You can find the programme for this year on this event listing.

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Re-Vistas and the Expanded Present: New Approaches to Latin American Periodical Culture

Symposium-Taller and Pop-Up Exhibition 1 July 2016 Trinity College Cambridge, Old Combination Room, S Staircase Organized by Camilla Sutherland and Erica Segre Through recent scholarship this event will interrogate and showcase the unique challenges and vibrant potential of Latin American periodical studies. Encompassing...

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