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New publication from Dr Laura Chuhan Campbell

The Bristol Merlin: Revealing the Secrets of a Medieval Fragment by Dr Laura Chuhan Campbell
The Bristol Merlin

French Slogan Writing Competition

We are delighted to launch a slogan competition in French on the themes of ‘le français et moi’ and ‘apprendre le français’
Information on writing French Slogan

Rosi Song and Daniel Newman in conversation at the Sant Jordi festival in New York

As part of the Sant Jordi in New York festival, curator Professor Rosi Song was in conversation with Professor Daniel Newman about his new book, The Sultan’s Feast, on 21 April 2021.
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Bigas Luna Tribute in New York City on 18-22 March at the Quad Cinema

The Bigas Luna Tribute announces a new in-person event in New York City this month (March 18-22) at Quad Cinema in Manhattan (34 W. 13th St, NY10011).
Poster for Bigas Luna Tribute

Reopening of the Honorary Vice-Consulate in Newcastle with Professor Santiago Fouz Hernández appointed as the new Honorary Vice-Consul

With this reopening, the Consulate General in Edinburgh, as a part of the Spanish Embassy in the United Kingdom, fulfils two important objectives. Firstly, it is once again present in a vibrant city with a large Spanish community and many links with Spain. Secondly, it reinforces its network of honorary consulates, which also includes Glasgow, Aberdeen and Belfast.
A photo of Professor Santi Fouz Hernandez

Visit and Talk by Dr Ignacio Cartagena Núñez, Consul General of Spain in Edinburgh

You are warmly invited to a talk by Dr Ignacio Cartagena Núñez, Consul General of Spain in Edinburgh on 8th March 2022 at 5:30pm at BDR (formerly Senior Common Room), University College
Ignacio Cartagena Nunez

Alexander Pushkin: A Life

Join Patrick Geoghegan and panel of distinguished poets, writers, translators and literary scholars - including our very own Dr Viktoria Ivleva - as they explore the life and intellectual legacy of Russian Poet, Novelist and Playwright Alexander Pushkin.
An image of the romantic poet, playwright and novelist Alexander Pushkin

How French words became part of the English language

We may not realise it, but many of us speak more French than we think. French words have gradually become part of the English language over the centuries and their origins go as far back as the Norman conquest of England in 1066.
A black and white illustration of a ship by John Barnett

Delicious Old-age Arab Cuisine Comes to Light Via Cookbook

For the past five years, Daniel Newman, the chair for Arabic studies at Durham University, has been delving deep into this region’s medieval culinary tastes and traditions.
A spice market with a shop keeper

Spanish Cinema Expert Appointed Honorary Vice-Consul

A Durham University professor, who is an expert in Spanish cinema and culture, has been appointed to the prestigious post of Honorary Vice-Consul.
Professor Santiago Fouz Hernández

Durham Welcomes Spanish Consul General

Our work to help bring the vast wealth of Spanish art and culture to the world has been marked by a visit from Spain's Consul General.
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