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ALTER seminars are back

Members of ALTER have met again in person after quite some time, and virtually with members away from Barcelona, to update activities and research related to the project “Taphonomies of Cross-Cultural Knowledge: Interactions between Europe[…]

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Interview by the Fundación Consejo España China

The Fundación Consejo España China has interviewed (see here) ALTER members David Martínez-Robles and Xavier Ortells-Nicolau about the process of research the China-Spain Archive and the curating of the exhibit ‘The Spanish Dream of China,[…]

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‘The Spanish Dream of China’ in Shanghai

The exhibit ‘The Spanish Dream of China, 1845-1945‘ will run from September 28 at the Miguel de Cervantes library in Shanghai (198 – 208 Anfu lu). On this occasion, ALTER’s exhibit is complemented by another[…]

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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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Taphonomies of Cross-Cultural Knowledge: Workshop #1

  Taphonomies of Cross-Cultural Knowledge: Interactions between Europe and East Asia in the 19th and 20th centuries A series of workshops organized by: ALTER research group Universitat Oberta de Catalunya (UOC) Workshop #1: Work-in-Progress PapersFriday, June[…]

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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[…]