Want to be a teacher at the lectureships? Sign up for the Summer Course ´Excellence in Basque Studies´!

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Organized by the Basque Institute Etxepare and the UPV-EHU, the fifth annual Excellence in Basque Studies course will be held this year in the Summer Courses of the UPV. This course provides training for current and future lecturers of universities around the world, and for this purpose, expert speakers in different areas of the Basque language and culture have been invited. This edition will honor the writer Mariasun Landa.

Those who want to sign up can now do so. The course will be held from 8 to 10 July in the headquarters of the Summer Courses: Miramar Palace in Donostia.

Youth and children´s literature, gender studies, reading habits in the digital era and the challenges of a multilingual society for the writer; several topics that have been tackled for years by Mariasun Landa will be discussed.

The main objective of the Etxepare Basque Institute is to disseminate Basque language and culture internationally. Currently, it has 34 lectureships at universities around the world, with 27 teachers of Basque language and culture working in them. It has also created five chairs (in Chicago, NY, Frankfurt, Reno and Liverpool). The Excellence in Basque Studies course has spent 5 editions offering training to those who are or will be teaching in these universities.

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