13-17 October  2014

logo sizenEvery year, the Department of Cultures, Languages and Area Studies holds Iberian Week, a series of talks, screenings, exhibitions and activities which celebrates the cultural and linguistic diversity of the Iberian Peninsula. Iberian Week is held on South Campus at the University of Liverpool, as well as at cultural and commercial venues across the city such as FACT and Lunya. The event is open to students, staff and the general public alike.

This year’s Iberian Week is being held in conjunction with our annual Peers Symposium, as well as the Cities in Dialogue Exhibition at FACT, which is part of the AHRC-funded project Latin(o) Digital Art.

Monday 13 October

The Santa Rosa Storm, FACT

Cities in Dialogue Exhibition Launch: Brian Mackern’s sound installation, The Santa Rosa Storm, 7. pm, FACT, The Box, followed by wine reception

Basque Introductory Workshop,  3.pm-4.pm, Lecture Room 1, 8 Abercromby Square


Tuesday 14 October

Memoria histórica de la Alameda, FACT

Bárbara Palomino presents Memoria histórica de la Alameda, 12pm- 5pm, FACT, The Box

Spanish Ballads, Professor Roger Wright, 3pm-4pm, Cypress Building Foyer

Book launch of Ada Parellada’s Vanilla Salt, 5.30pm-6.30pm, Lunya Restaurant. To be followed by drinks and tapas. (Organised by the Instituto Cervantes)

Wednesday 15 October

Tejido de Memoria, FACT

Quim Nadal, Library Book Donation, 10am-11am, Sydney Jones Library.

Roger Wright’s Request Radio Show: live requests from Hispanic Studies staff & students, 12pm-2pm

Quim Nadal, “La liquidación de la transición española, choque de nacionalismos” (Peers Symposium Student Activity), Lecture Room 1, 8 Abercromby Square

Marina Zerbarini presents Tejido de memoria, 12pm-8pm, FACT, The Box

Thursday 16 October

6th ANNUAL PEERS SYMPOSIUM, ‘Crossing Cultures, Crossing Borders’, Walbank Lecture Theatre, 12 Abercromby Square

Dr Andreu Bosch (Institut Ramon Llull): ‘El catalán, una lengua mediana con proyección internacional’, 10.30am-11am

Prof Joaquim Nadal (Universitat de Girona/ Peers Visiting Writer): ‘From Catalonia Infelix to the 2014 Turnover’, 11.30am-12.30pm

Dr Eva Bru (University of Bangor): ‘Virtual Becomings: Colour, Matter and Line in the Artwork of Marcel·lí Antúnez’, 12.30pm-13pm

Paisito (Ana Diez), which features in Carolina Rocha’s talk

Brian Mackern (Artist in Residence, University of Liverpool and FACT):
‘South American New Media Artworks’, 14.30pm-15pm

Dr Jordana Blejmar (University of Liverpool): ‘Toying with History: Playful Memories in Post-Dictatorship Argentina’, 15pm-15.30pm

Prof Carolina Rocha (Fulbright Fellow-University of Liverpool): ‘From Plan Condor to Contemporary Uruguayan coproduced Films’, 15.30pm-16pm. To be followed by wine reception.

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Linha de Passe, Film Screening & Introduction by Tiago de Luca, 10am-12.30pm, Lecture Room 1, 8 Abercromby Square

Twitter micro-relatos awards and tapas, 12.30pm, Cypress Building Foyer

Salsa class, 1pm, Cypress Building Foyer

Presented in collaboration with:

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