The 2022 Joanot Martorell Lecture by Professor Enric Bou
8th December 2022
Professor Enric Bou (Università Ca’ Foscari Venezia) gave this year’s Joanot Martorell Lecture, organised together with Instituto Cervantes London, on “Barcelona, Europe in Latitude in Longitude”. Speeches from Víctor Ugarte, Director of the Instituto Cervantes in London, and Professor John London, Director of the Centre for Catalan Studies, preceded the lecture.
David Abulafia at Queen Mary for the 2022 Catalan Annual Lecture
24th November 2022
Professor David Abulafia (University of Cambridge) gave this year’s Catalan Annual Lecture on “Where Catalans Fear to Tread: The Catalans in the Medieval Atlantic”. The lecture was preceded by speeches from Francesc Claret, Representative of the Government of Catalonia to the United Kingdom and Ireland, and Professor John London, Director of the Centre for Catalan Studies.
“El tocadiscos de Joan Fuster” at QMUL
30th October 2022
We enjoyed this stage play at the Harold Pinter Studios, where a cultural journalist –Lara Salvador– interviewed Joan Fuster –Alfred Picó– on the Nova Cançó singer-songwriters, such as Raimon, Ovidi Montllor, Lluís Llach or Maria del Mar Bonet, among others, whose songs were played by Pau Alabajos.
Marta Pessarrodona: “On poetry and on my own poetry” at QMUL
19th October 2022
Charlotte Byrne and John London accompany the well known Catalan poet Marta Pessarrodona in her talk and recital.
Eva Baltasar visits us at QMUL
6th April 2022
Workshop with the “Castellers of London”
5th April 2022
Book launch: The Tumbler, by Joan Brossa – published by Tenement Press
24th November 2021
Annual Catalan Lecture 2021 with Antoni Muntadas
16th November 2021 (online)
Annual Catalan Lecture 2020
Concert and interview with Lluís Coloma
18th November 2020 (online)
Gloses workshop with Valerià López Balaguer
Joanot Martorell Lecture with Jordi Amat
Annual Catalan Lecture with John Elliott
Translating Catalan into English for a living
Andreu Valor in concert
Coming of age: The Catalan New Wave of filmmakers
Screening of Júlia Ist and La Inútil