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13/02/2018 Thought

'Salvador Dalí’s Metamorphoses between 1927 and 1937' Seminar at Queen Mary University

Dr. Anna Vives, Honorary Reserach Fellow in Hispanic Studies at the University of Sheffield, will present her paper on Salvador Dalí on 13 February at 5:30pm at the Centre for Catalan Studies at Queen Mary University, London.  
01/02/2018 Literature

Lyrikline adds fifteen new Catalan authors, among them five classics

The Goethe Institut and the Institut Ramon Llull have organized a presentation ceremony on Thursday 1 February at 7.30 pm at the Goethe Institut with poets Enric Casasses and Sabine Scho
12/12/2017 Music

Quartet Casals perform at the Wigmore Hall of London

On the 12th December, the renowned Quartet Casals will be giving a concert at the Wigmore Hall of London, United Kingdom. The company evokes the creative originality of Beethoven’s string quartets alongside other more recent creations by the composer and cellist Giovanni Sollima.
06/12/2017 Literature

Showing of ‘Incerta glòria’ and 'Winds of the Night' translation brings together Paul Preston and Peter Bush

On the 6th December the Institut Ramon Llull is organising the presentation of ‘Incerta glòria’ ('Uncertain Glory'), the film by Agustí Villaronga, at King’s College London. The function will include the presence of the professor Paul Preston and the translator Peter Bush, who will speak about the film, the novel of the same name by Joan Sales on which the film is based and its historical antecedents.
04/12/2017 Language

The Queen Mary University of London CCS organises a day dedicated to the work of Lluïsa Cunillé

Coinciding with the scheduled performance of three works by Lluïsa Cunillé for the 2017/18 season at the National Theatre of Catalonia, the Centre for Catalan Studies of the Queen Mary University of London is organising a day dedicated to this Catalan dramatist. The event will take place on the 5th December and will consist of, firstly, a seminar delivered by Xavier Albertí, artistic director of the TNC - National Theatre of Catalunya , and Jordi Prat, dramatist and theatre director; ...
22/11/2017 Archive

The valuable archive of Joan Gili is presented at the University of London

As part of the ‘Migration and Cultural Memory Research Day’, the Centre for Catalan Studies (CCS) of Queen Mary University of London contributes with their presentation of the archive of Joan Gili (1907 – 1998), Catalan publisher, bookseller, translator and bibliophile. The event takes place on the 22nd November at the Senate House Library of the University of London, and includes an introduction to the collection by John London, Director of the Queen Mary CCS. 
11/11/2017 Archit. & design

Jaume Plensa gives a talk at Yorkshire Sculpture Park to celebrate its 40th anniversary

Yorkshire Sculpture Park (YSP) welcomed a beautiful new seven-metre-high cast iron sculpture last May by internationally acclaimed artist Jaume Plensa. Now, to celebrate the Park's 40th anniversary, Plensa gives a talk on November 11th about his recent work and influences.

The Anglo-Catalan Society celebrates its 63rd Annual Conference at the University of Birmingham

From the 10th to the 12th November, the University of Birmingham welcomes the 63rd Annual Conference of the Anglo-Catalan Society. As part of the event more than 30 conferences, discussions and presentations of works will take place, led by various academics of universities from around the world. A poetry recital will close this year’s Conference.
07/11/2017 Language

Centre for Catalan Studies at Queen Mary University of London Annual Catalan Lecture by Professor Lawrence Venuti : Cosmopolitanism, Minority, Translation: Eduard Màrquez’s Zugzwang

Cosmopolitanism, Minority, Translation: Eduard Màrquez’s Zugzwang What are the tensions when a small culture cultivates a cosmopolitan outlook? How does an author seek the consecration enabled by a major language? Eduard Màrquez’s collection of Catalan flash fiction, Zugzwang (1995) draws on the experimentalism of recent United States narrative to create a distinctly Catalan work. An English translation of the Catalan text can at once expose and interrogate its ...
24/10/2017 Language

Queen Mary Catalan seminar by Dr. Guillem Colom-Montero

Quim Monzó and the Changing Cultural Politics in Catalonia: Normalisation, Postmodernism and the Post-2011 Paradigm. Quim Monzó is one of Catalonia’s most celebrated and influential authors in the post-Franco period, with a career that spans over forty-five years since he published his first press articles in the early 1970s. This seminar will revisit Monzó’s trajectory as a literary writer and public intellectual with a view to analysing the dynamic and contradictory ...
23/10/2017 Performing

ATRESBANDES theatre company on tour around UK

Award winning Catalan company ATRESBANDES bring their critically acclaimed piece Locus Amoenus on tour around UK , exploring the idea of paradise through the meeting of three strangers on a train that’s about to crash
19/10/2017 Cinema

Camera Catalonia at the Cambridge Film Festival

Cambridge Film Festival celebrates its 37th edition from 19 to 26 October. Back by popular demand, the festival continues its focus on Camera Catalonia. For the sixth time, the festival features contemporary Catalan cinema and highlights the varied and creative output arising from one of Europe’s oldest cultures, with the support of the Institut Ramon Llull. Featuring two UK premieres including The one-eyed king an hilarious comedy with touches of contemporary, political and social issues ...
14/10/2017 Music

Nocturnal City: London-Barcelona Feat. Ikonika, Siren Djs and more, at Somerset House Studios

Home to one of Europe’s most vibrant club scenes, Barcelona is a city artists, DJs and producers from all over the world come to connect and to party. Sonar Festival has played an essential role in the development of electronic music, technology and artistic innovation. But the independent cultural scene is also growing, with Barcelona’s local creators exploring new territories and pushing the boundaries of alternative and experimental scenes. This event looks at new spaces and platforms, ...
06/10/2017 Cinema


A new film festival arrives in Scotland exploring the relationship between Scotland and Catalonia through cinema. Homage to Catalonia – Scotland's Catalan Film Festival runs from the 27 September to  6 October 2017 Homage to Catalonia is Scotland's freshest celebration of the best contemporary Catalan cinema. Back in 2017 in a new and improved format, Homage to Catalonia is both extended and brings an exciting range of Catalan film to Scotland.  Edinburgh and Glasgow ...
05/10/2017 Cinema

Six Catalan productions at the 61st London Film Festival

The BFI London Film Festival celebrates its 61st anniversary this year from 4 to 15 October. Six Catalan productions will be screened in this special edition: 'Summer 1993”, Carla Simon; Pablo Berger’s ' Abracadabra” ,  “ A fantàstic woman” by Sebastián Leilo,  and “Anchor and hope”  by Carlos Marques -Marcet. Short film  “ Santa Ana” by  Cesar Pesquera. And  “The kid and the hedgehog”, ...
04/10/2017 Cinema

Three Catalan productions at the 61st London Film Festival

The BFI London Film Festival celebrates its 61st anniversary this year from 4 to 15 October. Three Catalan productions will be screened in this special edition: 'Summer 1993”, Carla Simon; Pablo Berger’s ' Abracadabra” and the short film   “ Santa Ana”, Cesar Pesquera.. Directors Carla Simon, Pablo Berger and Cesar Pesquera will attend their respective screenings. The Institut Ramon Llull is a proud supporter of BFI London Film Festival
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