Spain and the Hispanic World Symposium: cross-cultural exchanges

One-Day Symposium
Friday March 24th, 2023
10am – 6pm
Royal Academy of Arts, London, UK

Giovanni Vespucci, World Map (detail), 1526.

In an opportunity to further elaborate ideas explored in their current exhibition, Spain and the Hispanic World a gathering of over 150 objects on loan from the Hispanic Society Museum and Library spanning time periods and continents – the Royal Academy of Arts invites the public to a one-day symposium: Spain and the Hispanic World Symposium: cross-cultural exchanges.

Based on an interdisciplinary approach, the Symposium offers the opportunity to engage in discussions in which global exchange, empire and colonialism, movement (of objects, peoples, ideas), and cross-confessional and -cultural issues take center stage. From Al-Andalus to Christian Iberia to colonial Latin America, the symposium looks beyond just the exportation of Spanish Culture to consider as well the influences and exchanges simultaneously brought back into Iberia.

To learn more about the symposium, speakers and to book your ticket, please click here.

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