Department of Spanish, Portuguese & Latin American Studies

Contact Details

Departmental Coordinators:
Ms Alex Lopez Alvarez
Ms Clare Szembek (Mon-Wed)
tel: 020 7679 3109
ext: 33109

Head of Department:
Dr Humberto Núñez-Faraco
tel: 020 7679 4332
ext: 34332

Departmental News: Events, Publications, Seminars

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Publication of Dr Zoltán Biedermann's book

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Portuguese in Sri Lanka & South India

We're pleased to announce the publication of Dr Zoltán Biedermann's book,

The Portuguese in Sri Lanka and South India: Studies in the History of Diplomacy, Empire and Trade, 1500-1650, Wiesbaden: Harrassowitz Verlag, 2014

Graduate Student, Andra Graca's Article on Portuguese Cinema

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One of our graduate students, Andre Graca, has written an article on Portuguese cinema for a Portuguese newspaper; you can read the article here:

Valentino Gianuzzi PhD and Lectureship

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Valentino Gianuzzi passed his PhD in December 2013 and has been offered a lectureship at Manchester University starting September 2014.

Prof Stephen Hart Elected Member of the Peruvian Academy of Language

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Stephen Hart was elected a ‘miembro correspondiente’ of the Academia Peruana de la Lengua in Lima, as a result of research on the work of Peru’s national poet, César Vallejo, and particularly his literary biography of Vallejo published in English in 2013.

Chinese Translation of Prof Stephen Hart's Gabriel García Márquez Biography

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Publication of a Chinese translation of Stephen Hart's literary biography of Gabriel García Márquez (August 2014)

Prof Stephen Hart's literary biography of César Vallejo

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Publication of Spanish translation of Stephen Hart's literary biography of César Vallejo, commissioned by the Peruvian Academy of Language (July 2014)

Dr Jo Evans - UCL Santander Research Catalyst Award

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Rulfo Bunuel

Dr Jo Evans has a UCL-Santander Research Catalyst Award to conduct research in Mexico City. She will be giving talks at the Universidad Autónoma Nacional de México on 30 September 2014 and at the Casa Buñuel on the 1 October 2014. 

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