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Representing hidden histories on stage and screen: First Workshop with The CATALINA Film Team (21 Sep)

When: 21 September 2021Venue: Online To register, please click here This first workshop aims to provide you with insights into the process of how the Untold Arts team translates hidden histories into theatre and film and introduce you to our… Continue Reading →

Chasing the Revolution: Marie Langer, Psychoanalysis and Society (Lily Ford, 2021, 55m) (28 May)

Marie Langer’s life encapsulates one of the great struggles of the mind of the twentieth century. Born in Vienna, and a participant in the Spanish Civil War, Langer brought the critical tools of psychoanalysis to the social and individual problems… Continue Reading →

The destruction of images in the medieval and early modern world: Jews, Muslims, Protestants and Catholics in Iberia (20 Nov)

Date and time: Fri, 20 November 2020, 18:00 – 19:00 GMTLocation: Online Book your place now. In this paper, Prof Borja Franco presents the main written and visual sources that captured trials for iconoclastic behaviour in medieval and early modern… Continue Reading →

Essay Film Festival Prelude: The Devil Never Sleeps/EI Diablo Nunca Duerme (6 March)

Date and time: Fri, 6 March 2020, 18:00 – 21:00 GMTLocation: Birkbeck Cinema, 43 Gordon Square, London, WC1H 0PD The Devil Never Sleeps (EI Diablo Nunca Duerme) 1994 • Video • 82 min. • Lourdes Portillo Screening as a prelude… Continue Reading →

Essay Film Festival Prelude: Things in the Distance – Alberto Seixas Santos (7 March)

Essay Film Festival Prelude: Things in the Distance – Alberto Seixas Santos Date and Time: Saturday 7 March, 1pm-6pmLocation: Birkbeck Cinema, 43 Gordon Square, WC1. Reflecting on the Carnation Revolution’s filmic production, Portuguese filmmaker Alberto Seixas Santos often criticised the… Continue Reading →

(CANCELLED) “I didn’t want to be a mother”: the enforced lives of women who don’t follow society’s norms – Dr Trifonia Melibea Obono (21 Feb)

Unfortunately this event has been cancelled. In this seminar, Trifonia Melibea Obono will talk about her feminist and LGBT activism, as well as her latest nonfiction book Yo no quería ser madre (I didn’t want to be a mother), in… Continue Reading →

Screening + Talk HAPTIC FILMS: Video Essays by Ricardo Vieira Lisboa

UTOPIA FILM FESTIVAL in partnership with CILAVS proudly presents the UK premiere of Haptic Films: Video Essays by Ricardo Vieira Lisboa (rated 15*), followed by a talk with the director. Attendance is free but booking necessary:https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/screening-talk-haptic-films-video-essays-by-ricardo-vieira-lisboa-tickets-80673012151 In Ricardo Vieira Lisboa’s own words: ‘In this… Continue Reading →

‘A change of government, a change of recipe. The use of food in the Mexican Nationalist discourse’ A talk by Dr Claudia Prieto-Piastro, Brunel University

Wednesday 4th December, 11AMPaul Hirst Seminar Room (102)10 Gower StreetBirkbeck, University of LondonLondon WC1E 6HJ.All welcome. No booking necessary. In her talk, Dr. Pietro-Piastro will discuss the importance of food in the Mexican official nationalist discourse and how the roots… Continue Reading →

Spanish exiles in the UK: History and Legacies (Nov 12, Instituto Cervantes and CILAVS)

Commemorating the 80th Anniversary of the beginning of Spanish Republican Exile at the end of the Spanish Civil War, this event brings together scholars and artists to discuss the presence and legacies of Spanish Republican exiles in Britain within a… Continue Reading →

Book launch Nov 23 (Peltz Gallery): ‘Black but Human’: Slavery and Visual Arts in Hapsburg Spain, 1480-1700 by Carmen Fracchia

A book launch and Q&A will be held on the 23rd of November, 3.00-5.00 PM, at the Peltz Gallery, Birkbeck University of London. In this book launch, Birkbeck scholar Mpalive Msiska will interview Dr. Carmen Fracchia, from the Department of Cultures and Languages,… Continue Reading →

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