The British Spanish Society, with the support from the Office for Cultural and Scientific Affairs, invites you to their annual concert at St. James’ Church in Picadilly. The evening’s programme is directed by former BritishSpanish Society scholar and virtuoso violinist Nicole Crespo O´Donoghue, and features cellist Laura Peribañez; guitarist and composer Gregory Sanders Gallego; and flautist Daisy Noton.
The Spanish artist Javier Riera, responds to Raby Castle’s unique architecture with a mind-bending and meditative series of geometric shapes that play with and echo its fortress exterior, seeking out the hidden qualities and dimensions of the exterior fabric of the building.
The 2021 edition of the Cunninghame Graham Lecture, hosted by the University of Edinburgh with the support of the Embassy of Spain, welcomes writer Laura Restrepo for an engaging conference on the links between research and fiction.
Online workshop organised by Native Scientist where Spanish-speaking scientists will present their work to children who speak Spanish either at home or school
Filling the Maria with sequins, celebratory togetherness, and a healthy dose of shade, Sundown Kiki will bring the world of theatre and ballroom together in an explosive evening of music, dance, walking, and partying. Created with and performed by Queer young artists from the Global Majority, Sundown Kiki will be a bold celebration of Queer South London in all its glory.
Discussions of painting and sculpture permeate early modern Spanish books of jurisprudence, religious doctrine, and political history. Why did writing about the making and viewing of art, broadly understood, lend itself to discussing difficult concepts in non-artistic fields?
A Corsair History of Sculpture: Abducting Italian Fountains in the Early Modern Spanish Mediterranean
This talk explores the transformative power of art circulation by analyzing surprising narratives of abducted fountains across the early modern Mediterranean under the Spanish political influence.
Join Dani de Morón and Patricia Guerrero for this singular performance.
This talk takes a closer look at Ribera’s otherness as an artist. It first considers Ribera’s marginalized status in Spain, possibly because of his Morisco (converted Muslim) or Converso (converted Jewish) ancestry.