The art of minority Iberian cultures discussed in Warsaw

Euskara. Kultura. Mundura.

2019-11-14

On November 14 and 15, the University of Warsaw plays host to the congress "Out of Place: (in)Tangible bodies in the minority cultures of the Iberian Peninsula. Literature, Cinema and Art". The congress looks at how alterity, or ‘otherness’, is conceptualized from Catalan, Galician, Basque, and Mirandese literature, art and cinema, from the perspective of the body.

On November 14 and 15, the University of Warsaw plays host to the congress "Out of Place: (in)Tangible bodies in the minority cultures of the Iberian Peninsula. Literature, Cinema and Art". The congress looks at how alterity, or ‘otherness’, is conceptualized from Catalan, Galician, Basque, and Mirandese literature, art and cinema, from the perspective of the body.

The organisers of the congress are: the Institute of Iberian and Ibero-American Studies of the University of Warsaw; the research group (OTRA)Iberia: other representations, cultures and identities in the Iberian Peninsula; the Centre for Galician Studies in Warsaw; the Etxepare Basque Institute, and the Institut Ramón Llull of Catalonia. The two-day programme includes conferences, plenary meetings, films and round table discussions with the participation of Garbiñe Iztueta Goizueta, director of Promotion and Dissemination of the Basque Language at the Etxepare Basque Institute, and Aitor Arruza Zuazu, lecturer in Basque and Basque culture at the University of Warsaw, among others, as well as various artists from the Iberian Peninsula.

As a parallel event to the main congress programme, singer Miren Narbaiza (aka Mice) performed on 14 November at the Cervantes Institute. The event was organized by the Institute of Iberian and Ibero-American Studies of the University of Warsaw with support from the Cervantes Institute.

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