Department of European Languages and Cultures

Past events

Selected conferences, lectures, film screenings, exhibitions, and workshops 2017-2019.

Conferences and symposia 

Lectures and talks

Families of Belgian refugees outside Hudsons Furniture Repository,  Victoria Station, London, September 1914 - © IWM (Q 53305)

Settlement, treatment and employment of French-speaking Belgian refugees in France, the Netherlands, England and Scotland.

This lecture by Dr Christophe Declercq (University College London) is part of the ‘Uncovering civilian war trauma among female Belgian refugees in Scotland during the First World War’ workshop series.

Film screenings and festivals

María Nieves and Juan Carlos Copes in "Our Last Tango"
Jan 27 2017 -

Hispanic Studies presents the acclaimed documentary, Our Last Tango (Un tango más), on the life and times of one of the greatest tango dance partnerships ever known: María Nieves and Juan Carlos Copes. This screening is in conjunction with the launch of the newly translated English publication of "I Am Tango. Biography of María Nieves", translated by Elaine Newton-Bruzza.

Exhibitions, workshops and performances