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  • Val McDermid in conversation with Tiffany Murray

    Val McDermid in conversation with Tiffany Murray

    Val McDermid is one of the best selling crime writers in the English-speaking world. Her prolific literary work, which has been translated into more than 30 languages, includes titles such as The Wire in the Blood, The Distant Echo and her latest work The Retribution. She has been awarded the prestigious Cartier Diamond Daggerprize for her contribution to the genre throughout her career. She speaks with the writer Tiffany Murray.

    Event in English.


    Co-organised with the British Council and the Arts Council of Wales and the collaboration of RBA publishing house.

    Segovia 2013, Friday 27 September 2013, 12pm - Caja Segoviaaudio available

  • Javier Sierra, Augustín Paz and Pedro de Andrés

    Book Promotion in Social Networks

    Javier Sierra, Augustín Paz and Pedro de Andrés

    The internet, and in particular social networks, have become an essential means for promoting new works for writers. Writers Javier Sierra and Agustín Paz, author of Me Gusta Leer (Random House Mondadori), discuss how the Spanish publishing industry is facing this phenomenon. Chaired by Pedrode Andrés, President of CEDRO.

     

    Co-organised with Centro Español de Derechos Reprográficos (CEDRO).

    Segovia 2013, Friday 27 September 2013, 1.30pm - Caja Segoviaaudio available

  • China: Culture, Architecture and Design

    China: Culture, Architecture and Design

    Zhang Yu, Miguel Ángel Cortés in conversation with Juan Cambiaso
    17.00-17.50

    Cultural Bridges

    Zhang Yu, president of the multidisciplinary CAEG Foundation, and Miguel Ángel Cortés, trustee of the Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia and former Secretary of State of culture of Spain, bring the richness of their insight in this debate about the culture, art and the emergence of China in the international art market. Chaired by Juan Cambiaso, International trustee of the Prado Museum.


    Simultaneous translation from Chinese into Spanish.

     

    Lu Wenyu and Jose María de Churtichaga in conversation with Noelia Sastre

    18.00-19.50
    Lu Wenyu, architect and co-founder along with Wang Shu of Amateur

    Architecture studio, and Jose María de Curtichaga, architect and vice-dean of IE School of Architecture & Design talk with Noelia Sastre, Life style and Culture writer of GRAZIA magazine. The main topic: architectural challenges and design in this globalization era.

     

    Consecutive translation from Chinese into Spanish.

     

     

     Fang Zhenning and Shao Weiping in conversation with Javier Quintana

    19.00 19.50

    Architecture China 2013 – The 100 Contemporary Projects
    Fang Zhenning, architect, international artist and curator of the Chinese Pavillion in the Venetian Architecture Biennale of 2012 Shao Weiping, architect, director of BIAD and president of CHINAASC speak about this exhibition presented in Segovia and Chinese contemporary architecture with Javier Quintana, architect and dean of IE School of Architecture & Design – IE University.

     

    Simultaneous translation from Chinese into Spanish.

     

     

    Wang Shu in conversation with Martha Thorne

    20.30 21.30
    Bringing the past and the future of the new architecture in China together
    Wang Shu, Chinese architect awarded the Pritzker Architecture Prize 2012 speaks with Martha Thorne, Executive Director of the Pritzker Prize and Vice-dean of Foreign Affairs of the IE School of Architecture and Design.

     

    Simultaneous translation from English into Spanish.

     
    Co-organised with the Embassy of the People´s Republic of China, the Ministry of Culture of the People’s Republic of China, the Centro Cultural de China en Madrid, CAEG (China arts and entertainment group) and IE University with the colaboration of GRAZIA magazine and  the Embassy of the United States in Spain

    Segovia 2013, Friday 27 September 2013, 5pm–9.30pm - IE University, Campus de Santa Cruz La Real (Sala Refectorio)audio available

  • Eduardo Arroyo in conversation with Jesús Ruiz Mantilla

    My Words, Others’ Words

    Eduardo Arroyo in conversation with Jesús Ruiz Mantilla

    Artist, writer, acute analyst, astonishing instigator, aware of what surrounds him, original, unclassifiable, Eduardo Arroyo is internationally recognised as one of the greatest exponents of Spanish culture. He speaks with Jesús Ruiz Mantilla about art, politics and history. As a voluntary exile Arroyo has been a witness to the civil uprising in Paris in May 68 and to the diatribes of the eternal Italy which he experienced in the seventies until his return to the establishment rocking ¨movida¨ in Spain. He is still a witness to the current Spain, with all of its wounds. They will read their texts.

     

    Co-organised with the Biblioteca Nacional de España, with the collaboration of Fundación del Banco Sabadell.

    Segovia 2013, Friday 27 September 2013, 6pm - Capilla Del Museo Esteban Vicenteaudio available

  • Lorenzo Silva

    Lorenzo Silva

    Lorenzo Silva, creator of one of the most successful thriller novel sagas in Spain, featuring the civil guards Bevilacqua and Chamorro, speaks about all his literary work with the journalist Antonio San José.


    Co-organised with Fundación Lara and with the collaboration of Fundación Caja Segovia.

    Segovia 2013, Friday 27 September 2013, 7pm - Caja Segoviaaudio available

  • José María Lassalle and Jorge Edwards read Bolaño

    José María Lassalle and Jorge Edwards read Bolaño

    José María Lasalle, State Secretary of Culture, begins the Hay Festival Segovia tribute to the literary figure of Roberto Bolaño with the reading of Nocturno de Chile (Anagrama), punctuated by the anecdotes about the author made by his compatriot, the Chilean Jorge Edwards, the most “persona grata” and a Premio Cervantes winner who never shies away from controversy, despite knowing the intricacies of diplomacy.

     

    Co-organised and produced by ACE (Acción Cultural Española)

     

     

    Segovia 2013, Saturday 28 September 2013, 12pm - Palacio Quintanaraudio available

  • Val McDermid in conversation with Giles Tremlett

    Val McDermid in conversation with Giles Tremlett

    Val McDermid is one of the bestselling authors of thriller novels in the English-speaking world. Her prolific literary work, which has been translated into more than 30 languages, includes titles such as The Wire in the Blood, The Distant Echo and her latest work The Retribution. She has received the prestigious CWA Cartier Diamond Dagger prize, awarded for her contribution to the genre throughout her career. She talks to writer and contributor for The Guardian, Giles Tremlett.

    Simultaneous translation from English into Spanish.

    Co-organized with the British Council

    Segovia 2013, Saturday 28 September 2013, 12pm - Caja Segoviaaudio available

  • Ángel Viñas in conversation with Juan Cruz

    Ángel Viñas in conversation with Juan Cruz

    This year’s LSE’s event presents the historian Angel Viñas in conversation with Juan Cruz. The Spanish Civil War is the milestone in the 20th century history of Spain, and it permeates all political and social life throughout the country, even after seventy years. Only nowadays with the opening of the archives, it is possible to deal with its deep meaning based on all the documents.


    Event in Spanish.


    Co-organised with London School of Economics.

    Segovia 2013, Saturday 28 September 2013, 12pm - Teatro Juan Bravoaudio available

  • Gabriele Finaldi and Laszlo Baan

    Crisis and museums, a forward flight?

    Gabriele Finaldi and Laszlo Baan

    Two directors  —Gabriele Finaldi and Laszlo Baan— of two benchmark museums in Europe — The Prado Museum of Madrid and the Fine Arts Museum of Budapest, respectively—, examine the role of culture in times of crisis and the possibilities of maintaining, or even increasing an interest in art. Chaired by The Telegraph's assistant comments editor, Tom Chivers.

     

    Simultaneous translation from English into Spanish.


    With the collaboration of the Embassy of Hungary in Spain and the Tourist Office of Hungary in Spain.

    Segovia 2013, Saturday 28 September 2013, 12pm - Iglesia de San Nicolásaudio available

  • Journalists Read Bolaño: Antonio Lucas, Peio H. Riaño, Fernando R. Lafuente and Jesús Ruiz Mantilla

    Journalists Read Bolaño: Antonio Lucas, Peio H. Riaño, Fernando R. Lafuente and Jesús Ruiz Mantilla

    Antonio Lucas is a consummate poet, as well as a columnist of El Mundo; Peio H. Riaño has displayed his professional insight in the most prominent cultural publications in the country; Fernando R. Lafuente, former director of the Instituto Cervantes; and Jesús Ruiz Mantilla, with five novels in the bookshops, all declare their passion for Roberto Bolaño —already a legend—, justifying and even criticizing it.

     

    Co-organised and produced by AC/E (Acción Cultural Española)

    Segovia 2013, Saturday 28 September 2013, 1.30pm - Palacio Quintanaraudio available

  • Shani Boianjiu in conversation with Guillermo Altares

    Shani Boianjiu in conversation with Guillermo Altares

    The new star of Israeli literatura speaks with the journalist and editor in chief of the international section of El País, Guillermo Altares, about her book The People of Forever Are Not Afraid: A Novel (La gente como nosotros no tiene miedo, Alfaguara) in which she captures the frustration, cruelty, rage and pain depicted in the military service of young soldiers. Translated into 23 languages, awarded with the «5 Under 35» and finalist of the 2013 Sami Rohr and the Women’s Prize for Fiction 2013. 

     

    Simultaneous translation from English into Spanish.


    Co-organised with the Embassy of Israel in Spain.

    Segovia 2013, Saturday 28 September 2013, 1.30pm - Caja Segoviaaudio available

  • Nativel Preciado and Rosa Montero

    Let’s Talk About Life

    Nativel Preciado and Rosa Montero

    Nativel Preciado and Rosa Montero speak about their literary works Si yo tuviera 100.000 seguidores (Planeta) and La ridícula idea de no volver a verte (Seix Barral). Each is a profound reflection on intimacy, society, work, life and memories. Chaired by Ana Gavín.



    Co-organized with Fundación Lara

    Segovia 2013, Saturday 28 September 2013, 1.30pm - Teatro Juan Bravoaudio available

  • Marius Daniel Popescu in conversation with Geoffroy Gérard

    Marius Daniel Popescu in conversation with Geoffroy Gérard

    The Swiss poet, awarded with the Robert Walser Prize and the Cultural Prize of Literature of the canton of Vaud, for his novel La Symphonie du Loup, and Grand Prix Littéraire du Web 2012 for his latest novel Les Couleurs de l'hirondelle, speaks with the Belgian expert in communication, Geoffroy Gérard.

     

    Simultaneous translation from French into Spanish.


    With the collaboration of the Swiss Embassy in Spain and the Swiss Cultural Foundation Pro Helvetia.

    Segovia 2013, Saturday 28 September 2013, 1.30pm - Iglesia de San Nicolásaudio available

  • Javier del Pino and Ramón Lobo with Aurelio Martin

    Journalist by trade

    Javier del Pino and Ramón Lobo with Aurelio Martin

    Javier del Pino, director of A vivir que son dos días from Cadena SER, and Ramon Lobo, contributor to digital media such as Jot Down and InfoLibre, speak with Aurelio Martin, vice-president of the Federacion de Asociaciones de Periodistas de España (FAPE) about the profound identity crisis in journalism.

     

    In collaboration with the Asociación de la Prensa de Segovia. 

    Segovia 2013, Saturday 28 September 2013, 3.55pm - Teatro Juan Bravoaudio available

  • César Molinas and Gerard Riemen

    César Molinas and Gerard Riemen

    Gerard Riemen, director of the Dutch Federation of Retirement, and the economist César Molinas, author of the book ¿Qué hacer con España? (Destino), in which he suggests re-launching our political structure as well as our governmental system, debate this challenge in Europe, where the percentage of señor citizens is getting ever bigger than the working population.

    Simultaneous translation from English into Spanish.

     

    Co-organised with the Embassy of the Netherlands in Spain, Nederlands letternfonds dutch foundation for literature and Fundación Lara.

     

    Segovia 2013, Saturday 28 September 2013, 4pm - Caja Segoviaaudio available

  • Nell Leyshon and Fflur Dafydd in conversation with Ann Bateson

    Nell Leyshon and Fflur Dafydd in conversation with Ann Bateson

    Nell Leyshon, British author of the latest published novel The Colour of Milk, set in 1830 rural England - “a disturbing display of the social restrictions to which 19th C. women had to confront”, according to The Financial Times -, and Fflur Dafydd, Welsh author winner of the Daniel Owen Memorial Prize for her novel Y Llyfrgell (‘The Library’), speak about their books with the journalist Ann Bateson.

    Simultaneous translation from English into Spanish.

     

    Co-organised with the Arts Council of Wales, the Welsh Government and the Wales Arts International.

    Segovia 2013, Saturday 28 September 2013, 4pm - Iglesia de San Nicolásaudio available

  • Mario Vargas Llosa in conversation with JJ Armas Marcelo

    Mario Vargas Llosa in conversation with JJ Armas Marcelo

    The Nobel Prize-winning Mario Vargas Llosa has a conversation with the writer JJ Armas Marcelo about his latest published novel, El héroe discreto (Alfaguara). Two literary leading lights deal with the analysis of this melodrama, full of extortion and revenge in a humorous tone.



    Co-organized with Cátedra Mario Vargas Llosa

    Segovia 2013, Saturday 28 September 2013, 5.15pm - Teatro Juan Bravoaudio available

  • Tomatito and Jorge Pardo

    The ¨duende¨ of jazz

    Tomatito and Jorge Pardo

    The guitar player Tomatito needs no introduction for flamenco lovers; just as the saxophonist and flute player Jorge Pardo needs no introduction for jazz fans. In this dialogue between flamenco and jazz Mairena and Miles Davis, Paco de Lucía and John McLaughlin go hand in hand. The fusion of both passions is moderated by José Manuel Bravo and José Luis Rupérez.

    Segovia 2013, Saturday 28 September 2013, 5.30pm - Caja Segoviaaudio available

  • Dolores Redondo, Andreu Martìn and Rosa Ribas

    Round table debate on crime novels

    Dolores Redondo, Andreu Martìn and Rosa Ribas

    Dolores Redondo, El guardian invisible (Ed. Destino), Andreu Martín, Cabaret Pompeya (Ed. Siruela) and Sociedad Negra (Ed. RBA), and Rosa Ribas, Don de lenguas (Ed. Siruela) read passages from their own works and also speak, analyse and debate about the genre and the profession of writing. Chaired by Teresa Sanz, contributor to El Mundo.

     

    With the collaboration of Fundación Lara and Biblioteca Nacional de España.

    Segovia 2013, Saturday 28 September 2013, 6.15pm - Palacio Quintanaraudio available

  • Arcadi Espada, Yves Wantens and Sven Tuytens

    European autonomies

    Arcadi Espada, Yves Wantens and Sven Tuytens

    Two opposing views are presented on the role of the self-governing regions in the process of decision-making at the European level: that of the pleasantly polemic columnist Arcadi Espada on one hand and on the other Yves Wantens, Representative of Flanders in Spain. Chaired by the Belgian correspondent of Flemish public television, Sven Tuytens.

    Simultaneous translation of Dutch into Spanish.


    Co-organised with the Flemish Delegation in Spain.

    Segovia 2013, Saturday 28 September 2013, 6.15pm - Iglesia de San Nicolásaudio available

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