Miradas territoriales sobre la novela negra (30 April 2021)

Miradas territoriales sobre la novela negra (30 April 2021)

Miradas territoriales sobre la novela negra

The online roundtable Miradas territoriales sobre la novela negra (‘territorial views on noir novels’), organized by Stewart King (Monash University) will take place on April 30th, at 6 p.m. (Australian time), 10 a.m. (CET).

Writers Alexis Ravelo (Canarias), Emili Bayo (Cantabria) and Jon Arretxe (Basque Country) will debate on the territorial perspectives in their crime fiction works. The debate will be moderated by Stewart King, and there will be time for questions from the audience.

The event will be broadcasted through the Youtube channel of Instituto Cervantes Sydney. To participate, please register for free through Eventbrite.

Stewart King’s profile at the IStReS ‘Who is who’.

Third ‘Polibéricos’ lecture (21 April 2021)

Third ‘Polibéricos’ lecture (21 April 2021)

The ‘Cátedra de Estudos Ibéricos’ at Universidade de Évora, directed by Antonio Sáez Delgado, organizes a series of online lectures by prominent voices in the field of Iberian Studies: Polibéricos – ciclo de conferências online. The invited speakers belong to different European and USA universities.

The third lecture will be presented by Jon Kortazar on 21 April 2021 (18.00, Portuguese time), with the title “Perspectiva ibérica de los poetas vascos de la época republicana”.

It will be accessible via zoom through this link. The full calendar of the lecture series is accesible at the website of Polibéricos.

More information on the chair of Iberian Studies at Évora.

Antonio Sáez Delgado’s profile at the IStReS ‘Who is Who’.
Jon Kortazar’s profile at the IStReS ‘Who is Who’.

Ninth Pleibéricos event (22 April 2021, 7 pm CET)

Ninth Pleibéricos event (22 April 2021, 7 pm CET)

The ninth Pleibéricos event will take place on April 22, 2021 (7 pm CET) through this youtube channel. This session, moderated by Esther Gimeno Ugalde and Jesús Revelles, will be devoted to Catalan Studies and will include the presentation of following books:

The session will end with a short poetry reading by Sion Serra Lopes, Rita Custódio and Àlex Tarradellas, editors and translators of Resistir ao Tempo. Antologia de poesia catalã (edição bilingue) (Lisboa: Assírio & Alvim, forthcoming).

Pleibéricos is an initiative open to all the scholars and readers interested in knowing the latest books published in the field of Iberian studies (understood as widely as possible, but with special attention to Cultural studies) in any language – including all Iberian languages.

You can follow @pleibericos on Twitter or visit the blog.

‘Banned Images’ Conference (12-14 April 2021)

‘Banned Images’ Conference (12-14 April 2021)

Banned Images. Cinema and Literature in the Iberian Peninsula – 20th and 21st Century will hold its 1st biennial International Symposium (12-14 april 2021, online), organized by the CEC-Centro de Estudos Comparatistas, Faculdade de Letras da Universidade de Lisboa, in collaboration with the IHA – Instituto de História da Arte and CHAM-Centro de Humanidades, from the Universidade Nova de Lisboa.

The conference will take place at the Faculdade de Letras / School of Arts and Humanities, University of Lisbon (Lisbon, Portugal), fully online due to the covid pandemic.

Banned Images. Cinema and Literature in the Iberian Peninsula – 20th and 21st Centuries will bring together scholars from a wide range of disciplines within Iberian Studies. The Banned Images Symposium aims at promoting and deepening the understanding of contemporary censorship in the Iberian Peninsula with a scope on the moving image and literature. Proposals with interdisciplinary current approaches, innovative methodologies and sounded results will be welcome.


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Eighth Pleibéricos Event (March 11, 7 pm CET)

Eighth Pleibéricos Event (March 11, 7 pm CET)

The eighth Pleibéricos event will take place on Thursday, March 11 at 7 pm (CET) through this Youtube channel. The session will be moderated by Santiago Fouz Hernández (Durham University), Esther Gimeno Ugalde (University of Vienna), and Raquel Medina (Aston University), as guest moderator.

Pleibéricos is an open and multilingual initiative created in response to the Covid-19 pandemic open to scholars and readers interested in learning about the latest books published in the field of Iberian studies (understood as widely as possible, but with special attention to Cultural studies) in any language.

Five new books will be presented in this Pleibéricos session:

You can follow @pleibericos on Twitter and Instagram or visit the blog for more information.

PhD Scholarship in Catalan Studies at TU Chemnitz

With the aim of promoting Catalan research at Chemnitz Iberian Studies, the Chair of Cultural and Social Change, in partnership with the Institut Ramon Llull, invites applications for a PhD Scholarship in Catalan Studies.

The scholarship starts on 15 April 2021 and is tenable for up to three years. With an allowance of 20,000 euros per year it covers living expenses in Chemnitz for the duration of the research and supports full dedication to the doctoral thesis.

Application Requirements:

  • Completion of a study programme which entitles the holder to take up a doctorate at the Faculty of Humanities of Chemnitz University of Technology (Master, Staatsexamen, Magister or equivalent) preferentially from a university outside the Catalan-speaking area.
  • Proficiency in Catalan and German.
  • The candidates should apply with a doctoral project in Catalan Studies, preferably in one of the main research areas of the Chair of Cultural and Social Change: Cultural Studies, Memory Studies, Migration, Social Movements, Democ-ratisation Processes, Nationalism, and Urban Studies.
  • The scholarship holder must submit the PhD thesis to the Faculty of Humanities of Technical University of Chemnitz.
  • The doctoral project should meet the criteria of scientific quality and should be completed within three years.

Application Deadline
20 March 2021

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