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Research Forum: School of Modern Languages and Cultures

School of Modern Languages and Cultures Research Forum Semester 1, 2017/18

Week 7 11 October

Fleas, Spiders, Bees and Other Beasties: Becoming Insect in the Work of Dancer and Choreographer Sol Picó

Dr Eva Bru-Dominguez  (Bangor University)

Tricolore - 2pm
Week 19 27 October

Understanding Independence in Contemporary Spain: Notes on the Catalan Referendum

Dr Helena Miguélez-Carballeira (SMLC) & Hywel Williams (MP, Chair of All-Parliamentary group for Catalonia)

Teras Room 3

- 3 p.m – 5 p.m
Week 10 1 November

Journeys through Memory: The German Baltic and the Berlin Wall

Paul Scraton (Berlin-based author) in conversation with Dr Anna Saunders (SMLC)

Tricolore - 2pm
Week 14 1 - 2 December

International Conference

Postcolonial Spain? Contexts, Politics, Cultural Practices

Conference Organiser: Dr Helena Miguélez-Carballeira (SMLC)

Keynote speakers: Professor Joseba Gabilondo (Michigan State University) and Daniela Ortiz (decolonial activist and artist)

Teras Room 3
Week 15 6 December

Cultivating our (Research) Garden

(SMLC In-House discussion)

With interventions from Emyr Glyn Williams (Pontio’s film programme director) and Dr Helena Miguélez-Carballeira (SMLC Director of Research)

Tricolore - 2pm
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