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First Durham-Northumbria Colloquium on Medieval and Golden Age Hispanic Studies, 9-10 July 2015

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First Durham-Northumbria Colloquium on Medieval and Golden Age Hispanic Studies
Primer Coloquio de Estudios Hispánicos Medievales y del Siglo de Oro (Universidades de Durham y de Northumbria)

Registration is now open.

Venue: Northumbria University (Newcastle upon Tyne), Sutherland Building
Date: 9-10 July 2015

Programme: 2015-06-FirstDurhamNorthumbria MedievalGoldenAgeProgramme

 

 

Exhibition Conscience and Conflict: British Artists and the Spanish Civil War: Newcastle upon Tyne

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Exhibition:
Conscience and Conflict: British Artists and the Spanish Civil War
Laing Art Gallery, Newcastle upon Tyne
7 March – 7 June 2015

Previously on show at Pallant House, Chichester (closed 15 February 2015) this exhibition moves to the Laing Art Gallery.
Features British artists such as Henry Moore, Edward Burra, Wyndham Lewis and John Armstrong shown alongside work by Miró and Picasso’s Weeping Woman. The exhibition reveals how a generation of British artists were drawn into the Spanish Civil War. While some went to fight in the war themselves, others created posters campaigning for aid for refugees, or created works that made forceful political statements.

CFP: First Durham-Northumbria Colloquium on Medieval and Golden Age Hispanic Studies, 9-10 July 2015

2015-02-Durham-Northumbria-ConferenceCall for Papers/Convocatoria:
First Durham-Northumbria Colloquium on Medieval and Golden Age Hispanic Studies
Primer Coloquio de Estudios Hispánicos Medievales y del Siglo de Oro (Universidades de Durham y de Northumbria)

Venue: Northumbria University (Newcastle upon Tyne), Sutherland Building
Date: 9-10 July 2015
Deadline 30 April 2015
Contact: Carlos Conde Solares: carlos.solares@northumbria.ac.uk; Lesley Twomey: lesley.twomey@northumbria.ac.uk; or Andy Beresford: a.m.beresford@durham.ac.uk

Individual papers as well as panel proposals are invited on any Hispanic Medieval or Golden Age topic, including the following:

  • Hispanic Poetry (1250-1650);
  • Peninsular Art (1200-1700);
  • Aspects of Hagiography (1250-1650);
  • Spirituality in Spain (1250-1650);
  • History of Spain (1300-1700);
  • Spain and Europe (1300-1650);
  • Women readers and writers (1300-1700);
  • Spanish fashion history, textiles, and clothing (1400-1700)Se convocan ponencias sobre cualquier tema hispanomedieval o del Siglo de Oro, incluyendo los siguientes:
    Poesía hispánica (1250-1650); arte peninsular (1200-1700); literatura hagiográfica (1250-1650); la espiritualidad en España (1250-1650); temas historiográficos (1300-1700); España en el contexto europeo (1300-1650); la indumentaria, la moda, y los textiles (1400-1700); las lectoras y las escritoras (1300-1700)