Grants for the Summer Course "Excellence in Basque Studies V"

Euskara. Kultura. Mundura.


The Summer Courses of the UPV-EHU have already started. For the fifth consecutive year, the Etxepare Basque Institute- in collaboration with the Summer Courses- offers Excellence in Basque Studies, and you have the chance to ask for grants to sign up for the course. Thanks to these grants, sign up can be for free, so do not miss the opportunity and get in touch with us!

Excellence in Basque Studies offers training for teaching Basque language and Culture abroad, and this year will pay tribute to Basque writer Mariasun Landa. On July 8-10, international experts - such as the philologist Xavier Pla, winner of the National Prize of Culture 2015- will gather at the Miramar Palace to offer different lectures. If you want to get a grant to attend the course, you can contact us by mail:

The program, under the direction of Mari Jose Olaziregi, the Institute Director for the Promotion and Dissemination of the Basque Language, includes local and international experts: Olga Anokhina (Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique, Paris), Francesc Xavier Pla i Barber (Universitat de Girona), Gemma Lluch (Universitat de València), Gema Lasarte (UPV / EHU), Nerea Arruti (University of Aberdeen) and Mikel Ayerbe (UPV-EHU). The seminars will be taught by some readers of the Basque Institute Etxepare network: Miren Ibarluzea (Université Sorbonne Nouvelle III, Paris), Gorka Mercero (University of Liverpool) and Aitor Arruza (University of Warsaw, Warsaw).

Furthermore, on July 9 the Donostia-San Sebastián Aquarium will host a literary reading, Mariasun Landarekin solasean, open to the public, with the participation of the writers Bernardo Atxaga, Juan Kruz Igerabide, Patxi Zubizarreta, Miren Agur Meabe, Miquel Desclot and Fina Casadelrrey, and the illustrators Antton Olariaga, Elena Odriozola and Jokin Mitxelena, who will draw live at the event; they will all accompanied on the piano by the musician Juantxo Zeberio.

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