Music, cinema, language... Introducing Iberian and Latin American Week 2018

Posted on: 23 October 2018 by Joan Mas Font in 2018 posts

IBLAW 2018

Taking place from Monday 29 October to Sunday 4 November, the Iberian And Latin American Week will bring a taster of Iberian and Latin American Studies’ shared knowledge and interest in the Hispanic and Lusophone world to students.

Through a host of events at the university and around the city, the week-long series of events will bring students in contact with a diverse range of practitioners, creative producers, films and music from Latin America and the Iberian Peninsula.

The list of events can be found below. Please download the Iberian and Latin American Week 2018 programme for full event details.

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Monday 29 October

  • Welcome event: Día de Muertos. A celebration of Mexican traditions
    Language Lounge, 4pm - 6pm

Tuesday 30 October

  • Screening: El memorial del 68 (Nicolás Echevarría, 2008) with Q&A – In Spanish with English subtitles
    Rendall Building, Lecture Theatre 8, 5.30pm - 8pm
  • Taster: Galician language and culture
    Rendall Building, Seminar Room 3, 12pm - 1pm
  • Workshop: 'Language and Power' with Laia Darder (Sheffield Hallam University)
    Rendall Building, Seminar Room 4, 11am - 12pm
  • Paula Rego’s etchings display at the Walker Art Gallery
    Walker Art Gallery, 1pm - 4pm (this event is fully booked)

Guiem Soldevila

Guiem Soldevila (image:

Wednesday 31 October

  • Roger Wright’s Vintage Radio Show: Live Requests from Hispanic Studies Staff and Students
    Language Lounge, 12pm - 2pm
  • Workshop: Music composition with Guiem Soldevila
    Rendall Building, Lecture Theatre 5, 1pm - 2pm
  • Salsa class
    Flexible Teacing Space, 502 Teaching Hub, 3pm - 4pm
  • 'European Film Agencies and Public Policies' by Susana de la Sierra
    Rendall Building, Seminar Room 6, 4pm - 5pm
  • Concert: Guiem Soldevila
    The Caledonia, 6.30pm - 7.30pm

Thursday 1 November

  • Conversation with Juan Gómez-Jurado (Peers Visiting Writer 2018)
    Management School, Seminar Room 5, 11am - 12.30pm
  • Screening of A Fábrica de Nada (Pedro Pinho, 2017) with Q&A — in Portuguese with English subtitles
    Rendall Building, Lecture Theatre 6, 6pm - 9.30pm

A Fábrica De Nada

Friday 2 November

  • Twitter Micro Story Competition
    This year´s Twitter competition theme is NosOtros. We are looking for stories reflecting on multiculturalism. Each micro story should include #IBLAW18.
  • Seminar: 'Lobak (Grandchildren): preserving the memory of the bombing of Gernika two generations after' — in Basque with English subtitles
    Rendall Building, Seminar Room 10, 12pm - 2pm
  • Screening: Where do you Draw the Line? (Joseph Wordsworth, 2016) and Q&A with Joseph Wordsworth (director) and Mike Smith (producer)
    Rendall Building, Lecture Theatre 1, 2pm - 4pm

Sunday 4 November

  • Screening of A Cidade onde envelheço (Marília Rocha, 2016) — in Portuguese with English subtitles
    FACT, 3.30pm - 5pm. Tickets available from

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