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  • Juan José Millás talks to Antonio San José

    Juan José Millás talks to Antonio San José
    The writer Juan José Millás talks to journalist Antonio San José about his narrative and journalistic work, and its place in Spanish literature today.
     
    Co-organized with the Fundación Lara.

    Segovia 2012, Thursday 27 September 2012, 7pm - Caja Segoviaaudio available

  • Philippa Gregory talks to Giles Tremlett

    Philippa Gregory talks to Giles Tremlett
    Philippa Gregory, best-selling writer of historical novels, discusses her latest book The Red Queen with Giles Tremlett, Guardian correspondent in Spain. They share a passion for the Tudors.
     
    Simultaneous translation from English into Spanish. Co-organized with the British Council and the Fundación Lara.

    Segovia 2012, Friday 28 September 2012, 12pm - SAN JUAN DE LOS CABALLEROSaudio available

  • Do book fairs have a future?

    Do book fairs have a future?
    Book fairs promote reading and offer an opportunity for people to meet and discuss writing. Julia Navarro, writer, Teodoro Sacristán, director of the Madrid Book Fair, Ángel María Herrera, president of Bubok and Pedro de Andrés and president of CEDRO analyse the present and future of book fairs.
     
    Co-organized with the Centro Español de Derechos Reprográficos (CEDRO)

    Segovia 2012, Friday 28 September 2012, 1.30pm - Caja Segoviaaudio available

  • Antony Beevor talks to Agustín Díaz Yanes

    The Second World War

    Antony Beevor talks to Agustín Díaz Yanes
    Distinguished British historian Antony Beevor talks with filmmaker Agustín Díaz Yanes about his latest book, the internationally successful The Second World War.
     
    Simultaneous translation from English into Spanish

    Segovia 2012, Friday 28 September 2012, 1.30pm - SAN JUAN DE LOS CABALLEROSaudio available

  • Khaled Khalifa and Habib Selmi in conversation with Karim Hauser

    Khaled Khalifa and Habib Selmi in conversation with Karim Hauser
    Two of the best known authors in Arabic, each a finalist in the Arab Prize for Arabic Fiction, the most prestigious literary prize in the Arabic language, discuss their most recent works with Karim Hauser. Kahled Khalifa (Syria) is the writer of In Praise of Hatred, a novel that tells the story of an adolescent against the background of Syria in the 1980s. Habib Selmi (Tunisia) will talk about The Scents of Marie-Claire, a novel with autobiographical elements that analyses the relationship between a Tunisian man and a French woman.
     
    Simultaneous translation from Arab into Spanish. With the support of IPAF and the collaboration of Casa Arabe.

    Segovia 2012, Friday 28 September 2012, 4pm - SAN JUAN DE LOS CABALLEROSaudio available

  • María Dueñas and Javier Moro

    María Dueñas and Javier Moro
    María Dueñas and Javier Moro discuss their latest novels Misión Olvido and El Imperio Eres Tu, Premio Planeta 2011, respectively. They are this year’s best-selling authors in Spain. Chaired by Ana Gavin.
     
    Co-organized with the Fundación Lara.

    Segovia 2012, Friday 28 September 2012, 5.30pm - Caja Segoviaaudio available

  • Javier Martin, Ramón Lobo, and Jon Lee Anderson with Cecilia Ballesteros

    We want to know

    Javier Martin, Ramón Lobo, and Jon Lee Anderson with Cecilia BallesterosThe world economic crisis has coincided with a crisis in the media, forcing journalism to adapt to a new digital reality. The panel reflect on the potential repercussions on democracy.

    Segovia 2012, Friday 28 September 2012, 7pm - Caja Segoviaaudio available

  • Jean-Christophe Victor in conversation with Jean-Jacques Beucler

    The futures of the world: the parameters of change in the 21st century

    Jean-Christophe Victor in conversation with Jean-Jacques Beucler
    As nations become increasingly interdependent, Jean-Christophe Victor proposes a multi-disciplinary approach to the questions of European and world demographics, macro and micro economies and the demand for energy, with suggestions on how to redefine our outlook. Chaired by Jean-Jacques Beucler.
     
    Simultaneous translation from French into Spanish. Co-organized with the Institut Français of Madrid, the Embassy of France in Spain and the collaboration of AirFrance.

    Segovia 2012, Friday 28 September 2012, 7pm - SAN JUAN DE LOS CABALLEROSaudio available

  • Thomas Heatherwick talks to Martha Thorne

    The Truffle Pig Process

    Thomas Heatherwick talks to Martha Thorne
    Thomas Heatherwick, renowned British designer heralded by Terence Conran as the ‘Leonardo da Vinci of our times’, is the founder of Heatherwick Studio, which is committed to design solutions that maximise the potential of materials and craftsmanship. Among his most notable achievements are the award-winning UK Pavilion at the Shanghai World Expo 2010, the Rolling Bridge in London’s Paddington and the Olympic cauldron at London 2012.
     
    Heatherwick talks about the creative process and the blurred frontier between design, architecture and society with Martha Thorne, executive director of the Pritzker Architecture Prize and associate dean of external relations at IE School of Architecture at IE University.
     
    Presented by Dave Venables, Director of AHEC. Event sponsored by AHEC and co-organized by IE University.

    Simultaneous translation from English into Spanish

    Segovia 2012, Friday 28 september 2012, 8.30pm - SAN JUAN DE LOS CABALLEROSaudio available

  • Suresh Kohli in conversation with Guillermo Rodríguez

    Suresh Kohli in conversation with Guillermo Rodríguez
    Suresh Kohli presents his documentary about the novel in India, entitled Magic Realism & After: Indian English Fiction 1981-2011. He is interviewed by Guillermo Rodriguez, Director of Casa de la India. Excerpts from the documentary will be screened.
     
    Simultaneous translation from English into Spanish. Co-organized with the Embassy of India in Spain and the Fundación Consejo España-India and Casa de la India.

    Segovia 2012, Saturday 29 September 2012, 10.45am - Caja Segoviaaudio available

  • Rolf Srom-Olsen in conversation with Lucy Kellaway

    Sense and Nonsense in the Office

    Rolf Srom-Olsen in conversation with Lucy Kellaway
    Lucy Kellaway, management columnist at the Financial Times, author of the novel In Office Hours (Penguin) and commentator on the BBC World Service business programme Business Daily talks to Rolf Strom-Olsen, expert in contemporary history and professor of humanities at IE University and IE Business School.
     
    Simultaneous translation from English into Spanish. Co-organized with IE University.

    Segovia 2012, Saturday 29 September 2012, 12pm - Caja Segoviaaudio available

  • Soledad Gallego-Díaz and Alfonso Armada talk to Aurelio Martín

    The future of journalism

    Soledad Gallego-Díaz and Alfonso Armada talk to Aurelio Martín
    Soledad Gallego-Díaz, deputy editor of El País, and Alfonso Armada, director of ABC/UCM’s Master of Journalism and editor of the online magazine FronteraD, will discuss the future of journalism with Aurelio Martín, vice-president of the Federación de Asociaciones de Periodistas de España (FAPE).
     
    Co-organized with the Asociación de Prensa de Segovia

    Segovia 2012, Saturday 29 September 2012, 12pm - IGLESIA DE SAN JUAN DE LOS CABALLEROSaudio available

  • David Safier talks to Ramon Arangüena

    David Safier talks to Ramon Arangüena
    David Safier, the world-renowned German humour writer and author of Bad Karma and Jesus Loves Me talks to journalist Ramón Arangüena.
     
    Simultaneous translation from German into Spanish. Co-organized with the Fundación Lara and in collaboration with the Goethe Institut and the Embassy of Germany in Spain.

    Segovia 2012, Saturday 29 September 2012, 1.30pm - Caja Segoviaaudio available

  • Matilde Asensi talks to Montserrat Domínguez

    Matilde Asensi talks to Montserrat Domínguez
    Matilde Asensi’s novel La Conjura de Cortes brings to a close the trilogy based on Spain’s Golden Age, in which Catalina Solís has to make her way through life as a man, Martin Ojo de Plata, in Spanish-speaking America. She talks to Montserrat Domínguez, director of the Huffington Post in Spain.
     
    Co-organized with the Fundación Lara.

    Segovia 2012, Saturday 29 September 2012, 1.30pm - IGLESIA DE SAN JUAN DE LOS CABALLEROSaudio available

  • Orlando Figes, Karl Ove Knausgard, Barbara Navarro, Andrew Millar, Tiffany Murray, Aleksandar Hemon and Peter Florence.

    Hay 25

    Orlando Figes, Karl Ove Knausgard, Barbara Navarro, Andrew Millar,  Tiffany Murray, Aleksandar Hemon and Peter Florence.The Hay Festival is 25 this year, and as part of the celebrations we have put 25 Questions to everyone taking part in all our 15 festivals around the world. Please join the panel to discuss three of the Questions – What would you do if you knew you would never be caught? We’re building a library of literature, music and cinema. Which one book, film and album would you contribute to it? 25 years ago, the whole world lived in fear of an Aids pandemic, the Berlin Wall divided East and Western Europe, China and Latin America were considered part of the developing world and less than 1% of the world’s population used mobile phones or computers. What changes will we see to the way we live now in 25 years’ time? 

    Simultaneous translation from English into Spanish.

    Segovia 2012, Saturday 29 September 2012, 1.30pm - PALACIO QUINTANARaudio available

  • Karl Ove Knausgård in conversation with Kirsti Baggethun

    Karl Ove Knausgård in conversation with Kirsti Baggethun
    International best-selling Norwegian author Karl Ove Knausgård has written autobiographical books that have sparked controversy and fascination in equal measure. His novel A Time for Everything was praised by the New York Review of Books as ‘marvellous’. He talks to his translator Kirsti Baggethun about A Death in the Family, the first of six autobiographical novels in his series My Struggle.
     
    Simultaneous translation available from Norwegian into Spanish. With the collaboration of the Embassy of Norway in Spain and NORLA (Norwegian Literature Abroad, Fiction and Non Fiction).

    Segovia 2012, Saturday 29 September 2012, 4pm - Caja Segoviaaudio available

  • Evelio Rosero talks to Winston Manrique Sabogal

    Evelio Rosero talks to Winston Manrique Sabogal
    Evelio Rosero received Premio Tusquets de Novela and the Independent Foreign Fiction Prize for Los Ejércitos, a story that delves deep into the conflicts in Colombia without descending into ethical rhetoric. In 2012 he published the novel La Carroza de Bolívar, his most ambitious project to date and one that shows his astounding talent as a narrator. Rosero will discuss this with Winston Manrique Sabogal.
     
    Co-organized with the Embassy of Colombia in Spain.

    Segovia 2012, Saturday 29 September 2012, 5pm - Iglesia de San Nicolásaudio available

  • Aleksandar Hemon talks to Valerie Miles

    Aleksandar Hemon talks to Valerie Miles
    Hemon writes novels and short stories, frequently collaborating with magazines such as the New Yorker and with newspapers in his native Bosnia. Since the 1990s he has lived in the United States and writes in English and Bosnian. Author of The Lazarus Project, winner of National Book Critics’ Circle Award in 2008, he has published in Spanish a collection of stories Love and Obstacles. He will talk about the peculiarities of writing in two languages, with his publisher in Spanish Valerie Miles, and about his current projects.
     
    Simultaneous translation from English into Spanish. With the collaboration of the Embassy of the United States of America in Spain.

    Segovia 2012, Saturday 29 September 2012, 5.30pm - Caja Segoviaaudio available

  • Alberto Corazón, Jaime Chávarri, Angel Gabilondo and Jordi Teixidor. Chaired by José Manuel Gómez Bravo

    75 years of El Guernica, 30 years in Spain

    Alberto Corazón, Jaime Chávarri, Angel Gabilondo and Jordi Teixidor. Chaired by José Manuel Gómez Bravo
    El Guernica, one of Pablo Picasso’s most emblematic works and one of the greatest masterpieces of the 20th century, and possibly the painting that best embodies the pain and irrationality of war, has turned 75. 2012 also marks the 30th anniversary of its arrival in Spain during the years of the Transition. There are as many Guernicas as there are beholders, there are as many Spanish Transitions as there were citizens to witness it. We confront some of them.
     
    Co-organized with the Instituto de Cultura del Sur.

    Segovia 2012, Saturday 29 September 2012, 5.30pm - IGLESIA DE SAN JUAN DE LOS CABALLEROSaudio available

  • Ricardo Ravelo talks with Miguel Aguilar

    Ricardo Ravelo talks with Miguel AguilarMexican journalist Ricardo Ravelo, author of El Narco en México, presents Narcomex: Historia e Historias de una Guerra, in which he investigates organized drug trafficking cartels in Mexico. He talks to publisher Miguel Aguilar.

    Segovia 2012, Saturday 29 September 2012, 6.15pm - IGLESIA DE SAN NICOLASaudio available

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