Politics of the Spirit. International Seminar (30 November – 1 December 2017)

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Programme

Venue: Palau Macaya, Passeig de Sant Joan 108, Barcelona

Thursday, 30 November 2017

9:15 – 9:45 Opening Address
Session 1 Keynote Speaker
9:45 – 10:45 Christophe Charle (École Normale Supérieure)
“Rebuilding the Europe of Intellectuals? Discussions and Organization Forms in the Interwar Period”
10:45 – 11:00 Coffee Break
Session 2 Keynote Speaker
11:00 – 12:00 Reine Meylaerts (Katholieke Universiteit Leuven)
“Cultural Mediators and their complex Transfer Practices”
Session 3 Cultural Internationalization in Scientific Meetings and Conferences
12:00 – 12:30 Simona Škrabec (PEN International)
“The 1933 Dubrovnik PEN congress or How to Deal with the Present that was Already History”
12:30 – 1:00 Rachel Potter (University of East Anglia)
“Barcelona 1935: International PEN and Literary Internationalism”
1:00 – 1:30 Alejandra Giuliani (Universidad de Buenos Aires)
“Los encuentros de los PEN Clubs y del Instituto Internacional de Cooperación Intelectual en la Buenos Aires de los años 30”
1:30 – 2:00 Discussion
2:00 – 3:30 Lunch
Session 4 Hispanic and Catalan Internationalization: Cultural Networks
3:30 – 4:00 Martin Grandjean (Université de Lausanne)
“Entering the League of Nations’ cultural and scientific network: Hispanics and the International Committee on Intellectual Co-operation in the early 1920s”
4:00 – 4:30 Jaume Subirana (Universitat Oberta de Catalunya)
“Catalan Delegates to PEN International Congresses (1923-1939)”
4:30 – 5:00 Discussion
5:00 – 5:15 Coffee Break
Session 5 Keynote Speaker
5:15 – 6:15 John Ralston Saul (Novelist & Essayist, President Emeritus, PEN International, Co-Chair, Institute for Canadian Citizenship)
“The Unlikely Bond Between Freedom of Expression and the Organization of Modern Culture”

Friday, 1 December 2017

Session 6 Cultural Mediators: Case Studies
9:15 – 9:45 Sílvia Coll-Vinent (Universitat Ramon Llull)
“Joan Estelrich and International Cultural Cooperation (1917-1936)”
9:45 – 10:15 Laurie-Anne Laget (Université de la Sorbonne, Paris IV)
“The Spanish Center of the PEN Club through its first sumiller, Ramón Gómez de la Serna: from a project of international solidarity to an expression of the tensions of the literary society of Madrid (1922-1924)”
10:15 – 10:45 Discussion
10:45 – 11:00 Coffee Break
11:00 – 11:30 Ângela Fernandes (Universidade de Lisboa)
“The International Dimension of the Portuguese ‘Politics of the Spirit’: Antonio Ferro, Júlio Dantas, Fidelino de Figueiredo”
11:30 – 12:00 Mauricio Zabalgoitia (Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México)
“Torres Bodet and the ‘male pedagogies’: radiography of a thought of transcultural and transnational flow”
12:00 – 12:30 Discussion
Session 7 The Internationalization of Barcelona
12:30 – 1:00 Gabriella Gavagnin (Universitat de Barcelona)
“Barcelona en el mapa internacional de la modernitat: els intel·lectuals convidats pel Conferentia Club”
1:00 – 1:30 Joan Safont (Universitat de Girona)
“Les relacions internacionals del PEN Català fins 1936: convidats, congressistes i visitants”
1:30 – 2:00 Discussion
Session 8 Closing Remarks
2:00 – 2:15 Diana Roig Sanz (Ramón y Cajal Research Fellow, Universitat Oberta de Catalunya/Oxford Internet Institute)
2:15 – 3:30 Lunch
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