Barça and Catalan Culture in Manchester
|Dates:||18 February 2014|
|Times:||10:00 - 15:00|
|What is it:||Lecture|
|Organiser:||School of Arts, Languages and Cultures|
|Who is it for:||University staff, General public|
A day of lectures on sport and culture, plus music, food and a language taster session.
10am - inaugural remarks and welcome: Professor Keith Brown, Vice-President and Dean of the Faculty of Humanities, and Sr. Àlex Susanna, Director of the Institut Ramon Llull, Barcelona.
Lecture by Sr. Carles Vilarrubí, vice president of FC Barcelona - 'Barça, Sport, Culture and Education' (Samuel Alexander Lecture Theatre)
11.15am - Tasting of Catalan foods (courtesy of the Patronat de Turisme Costa Brava - Pirineu de Girona) and exhibition of posters and work by students of Catalan in Manchester and the North West. (Samuel Alexander North Foyer)
12 noon - Lecture by Dr Louise Johnson (Senior Lecturer and Director of Catalan Studies, University of Sheffield) - 'Sporting Culture and National Consciousness through Football and the Olympic Games' (Samuel Alexander Lecture Theatre)
1pm - Concert by Clara Sanabras trio (Samuel Alexander Lecture Theatre)
2pm Catalan Language Taster (Mansfiled Cooper building, room 2.03)
Travel and Contact Information
Main Lecture Theatre and North Foyer
Samuel Alexander Building