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Virtual Seminar Series Michaelmas 2020

We are very happy to announce our seminar series for Michaelmas 2020, which will be entirely virtual. Speakers are: Speaker: Professor Jesús Rodriguez Velasco, Yale University Day: 14 October Time: 5pm Title: “Science of the Soul, Bodies of Law.” Abstract: Examining legislations and legal theorizations from the Middle Ages...

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Book Launch

The Launch of Vivien Kogut-Lessa de Sa’s new book on British travellers in Brazil will take place this Thursday at 11pm UK time.

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Ingleses no Brasil Article: Globo

Read a great article and rave reviews of our Portuguese lecturer Vivien Kogut Lessa de Sa’s new book Ingleses no Brasil in the newspaper O Globo. You can read the article here

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Interview with Carlos Fonseca

Read an interview with our own lecturer, Carlos Fonseca, in the LÁ review of books. https://lareviewofbooks.org/article/one-thinks-through-fictions-a-conversation-with-carlos-fonseca/?fbclid=IwAR0o8CyanQGOH2iFALEvL4v1PxZAi6RImg0a9VmEN4YHGzkB0oSKYQBrS04

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Microhistoria de España by William Chislett

Microhistora de España by British Journalist William Chislett will be released in Spanish on 6th October 2020. The book may be of interest to students studying Spanish. Download the PDF with more information about the book here Book available on Amazon.es

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Interview with Carlos Fonseca

Please see the following link to watch our graduate student Diego Azurdia interview Trinity college fellow Carlos Fonseca about his new book. https://www.musicandliterature.org/features/2020/8/2/a-conversation-with-carlos-fonseca

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Virtual Presentation of 2019 Ann Waterfall Award

Hannah Shakespeare, who graduated last year, won the Ann Waterfall Award 2019 for the best student of Portuguese in the UK, the most prestigious prize of its kind for students doing Lusophone studies. The award was presented yesterday during a virtual ceremony in the presence of Portugal’s ambassador in the UK. Watch the...

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'Brazil in the time of Coronavirus' and other essays

Please see the following link for important essays on the impact of COVID-19 on the Hispanic world, including a piece by our own Maite Conde on ‘Brazil in the Time of Coronavirus'. https://revistas.ucm.es/index.php/GEOP/issue/view/3602

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Online Launch of Dr Natasha Tanna's book: Queer Geneaologies in Transnational Barcelona

Online launch of Natasha Tanna’s new book Queer Genealogies in Transnational Barcelona (Legenda) Tuesday 19 May, 6pm-7.15pm (UK time) Registration and further details here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/book-launch-and-qa-queer-genealogies-in-transnational-barcelona-tickets-103698370618 Book blurb: How do queer texts engage...

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Anglo-Portuguese Society: Ann Waterfall Award

Congratulations to Hannah Shakespeare who has received the Anglo- Portuguese society’s prestigious Ann Waterfall Award, given to the best student of Portuguese in the United Kingdom! This is highly-deserved recognition of Hannah’s hard work and dedication to Portuguese throughout her degree at Cambridge. Well done Hannah...

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