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‘The Spanish Dream of China’ featured in TVE

The exhibit ‘The Spanish Dream of China’ was featured during last July 22 evening news of TVE (Spain’s central public television). The piece was created by TVE correspondent in Beijing Mavi Doñate in interview with[…]

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Juan Mencarini in Catalan collections

The ‘Repertori de Col·leccionistes i Col·leccions d’Art i Arqueologia de Catalunya’ (Database of Catalan art and archaeology collections and collectors) has included a biographical skech of Juan Mencarini, and a notice of his contributions to[…]

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‘The Spanish Dream of China’ featured in ABC

Spanish newspaper ABC published in July 8 a large report on the exhibit ‘The Spanish Dream of China, 1845-1945‘, curated by ALTER members David Martínez-Robles and Xavier Ortells-Nicolau and currently on display at Cervantes Institute[…]

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Spain’s China dream

The exhibition “El sueño español de China, 1845-1945” (Spain’s China Dream, 1845-1945) opened yesterday June 16 at Beijing’s Cervantes Institute. Curated by ALTER members David Martínez-Robles and Xavier Ortells-Nicolau, it features a number of documents,[…]

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Chinese art in Catalan collections

On April 14, ALTER member Mònica Ginés Blasi delivered a talk at MUHBA (Museum of History of Barcelona) about the presence of Chinese art in Catalan collections of the 19th and early 20th century. You[…]

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Seminar with Agnès Garcia Ventura

After a break in the group seminars as we (tried to) accomodate to the current, pandemic-related circunstances, ALTER has retaken the conversation with other scholars with the virtual visit of Agnès Garcia Ventura, a soon-to-be[…]

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New publication

ALTER member Siwen Ning has just published Fragmentos del Celeste Imperio. La representación de China y su imagen literaria en la España del siglo XIX (Iberoamericana, 2020). Based on Ning’s doctoral dissertation, the book traces[…]

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New project led by Rocío Ortuño

ALTER member Rocío Ortuño Casanova‘s project “Innovations in Methodologies and Syllabi: Digital Humanities and Philippine Literature” has been selected for a Erasmus+ K2 programme. Coordinating a research team from five European universities (UNED-Spain, Rey Juan[…]

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Monograph in L’Espill

ALTER directors David Martínez-Robles and Carles Prado-Fonts have coordinated the monograph “La Xina del present, el món del futur” (China of the present, the world of the future” in the journal L’Espill, published by Universitat[…]

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Guest post at Visualising China

The visual repository Historical Photographs of China (HPC), led by Prof. Robert Bickers at University of Bristol, has been an inspiration to many who take part in the academic interest for early photography from China.[…]