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2013

Media face up to the violence against women: representation policies in the news

Professor Dolors Comas d’Argemir Friday, 2 November 2012, 6.00 to 7.30pm, Room 541, Malet Street (Entrance via Torrington Place), Birkbeck, University of London Very important public policies to fight against violence over women have been implemented in Spain in the… Continue Reading →

English satirical prints, the Peninsular War and the new image of Spain

Professor Jesusa Vega Friday, 8 March 2013, 6.00-7.30pm, Room 541, Malet Street (Entrance via Torrington Place), Birkbeck, University of London One of the main consequences of the uprising in Madrid on May 2nd, 1808 was that the image of Spain… Continue Reading →

Slave Heritage in Europe: African Contributions to Spanish Folklore

Aurelia Martín Casares Friday, 10 May 2013, 6.00-7.30pm, Room B06, Malet Street (Entrance via Torrington Place), Birkbeck, University of London Black and North Africans that reached Spain or its colonies as slaves suffered the destruction of their own original culture… Continue Reading →

Messianism and Social Struggle: Representations of Canudos in Brazilian Cinema

Patrícia Vieira Wednesday, 22 May 2013, 6-7.30pm, Birkbeck Cinema, 43 Gordon Square, London WC1H 0PD Brazilian writer and journalist Euclides da Cunha’s masterpiece Rebellion in the Backlands (Os Sertões, 1902) describes the campaigns of the Brazilian military against the village… Continue Reading →

Slave Portraiture in the Atlantic World: Reflections in its Aftermath

Agnes Lugo-Ortiz Friday, 14 June 2013, 6-7.30pm, Keynes Library (Room 114), School of Arts, 43 Gordon Square, WC1H 0PD Slave Portraiture in the Atlantic World (edited by Agnes Lugo-Ortiz and Angela Rosenthal, Cambridge UP, 2013) is the first book to… Continue Reading →

‘An Idealized Republic’: The Aesthetics of the Cuban Constitution of 1940

Timothy Hyde Monday, 17 June 2013, 6.00-7.30pm, Keynes Library (Room 114), Birkbeck School of Arts, 43 Gordon Square, London WC1H 0PD Discussant: Peter Hulme The drafting and promulgation of a new Cuban Constitution in 1940 marked the culmination of a… Continue Reading →

Film Screening & Q&A: Holy Week in the Andes (Aristóteles Barcelos Neto, 2012, 44 min)

Friday, 1 March 2013, 6.00-7.30pm, Room B33, Malet Street (Entrance via Torrington Place), Birkbeck, University of London Conceived as a visual ethnography of the religious experience during the Holy Week of Huaraz, Peru, this film focuses on a group of… Continue Reading →

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