Sketching the future / Past events

You're viewing a list of 18 past events in Sketching the future. Events published before May 2013 can be found in our archives.

Family Law in Spain by María Encarnación Roca
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  • Washington, D.C.

Family Law in Spain by María Encarnación Roca

María Encarnación Roca, Judge and Vice President of the Constitutional Court of Spain, lectures on “Family Law in Spain: From Women’s Limited Personal Status to Pioneering Same-Sex Marriage and LGBTQ Rights in 40 Years.”

Nov 7, 2019

There is Water: Art and Sustainable Practices at By the People Festival
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  • Washington, D.C.

There is Water: Art and Sustainable Practices at By the People Festival

During the “By the People Festival” and as part of the program “Fair Water: A Right of All,” a panel discussion aims to explore current water-related challenges from an artistic perspective.

Jun 20, 2019

Fair Water: The Water Office Workshops
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  • Washington, D.C.

Fair Water: The Water Office Workshops

This series of workshops explores the current debate on global water challenges through artistic practices, presenting art both as a tool of action and a key element to rethink the importance of artistic practices in relation to the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.

Jun 19 – Jun 30, 2019

Fair Water: A Human Rights and Gender Perspective
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  • Washington, D.C.

Fair Water: A Human Rights and Gender Perspective

This conference addresses the situation of the human right to safe drinking water and sanitation, with a particular focus on the USA, while also exploring the links between water and gender equality.

Jun 13, 2019

Fair Water: Tackling Global Water Challenges
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  • Washington, D.C.

Fair Water: Tackling Global Water Challenges

This workshop discusses the most recent trends in water, the challenges we are facing, and how we can turn them into opportunities to build a more sustainable future.

May 21, 2019

Fair Water: A Right of All
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  • Washington, D.C.

Fair Water: A Right of All

This new program is dedicated to the human right to safe drinking water and sanitation, sustainability and diplomacy in the arts, and will include a series of events running from May to September.

May 16 – Sep 27, 2019

Is Spanish Gender Fair?
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  • Washington, D.C.

Is Spanish Gender Fair?

This colloquium in Spanish on language, gender, and inclusion explores the current issues regarding feminist language planning and gender-fair language use in Spain.

Mar 19, 2019

Joan Llorach: Modern Populisms and Social Division
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  • Washington, D.C.

Joan Llorach: Modern Populisms and Social Division

Catalan author Joan Llorach gives a lecture entitled “How Modern Populisms Promise to Solve Economic Grievances but End Up Delivering Social Division.”

Mar 14, 2019

20th Anniversary of the Journal of Spanish Cultural Studies
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  • New York

20th Anniversary of the Journal of Spanish Cultural Studies

Members of the editorial team of explore new directions in Spanish Cultural Studies to celebrate the 20 years of the journal’s launch.

Apr 19 – Apr 20, 2018

NYFA's Spanish Doctor's Hours
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  • New York

NYFA's Spanish Doctor's Hours

Receive free advice and guidance during one-on-one sessions with expert consultants in the fields of performing and visual arts, film, and literary arts.

Mar 20, 2017

48th Annual Meeting of the Association for Spanish and Portuguese Historical Studies
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  • New York

48th Annual Meeting of the Association for Spanish and Portuguese Historical Studies

This meeting will discuss the Association’s historiographical developments in the field and new research, as well as explore the field’s future direction.

Mar 16 – Mar 18, 2017

Jo Labanyi on Spanish Fascism
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  • New York

Jo Labanyi on Spanish Fascism

Professor Jo Labanyi inaugurates “The Emergency Lectures: Public Scholarship on Power, Culture, and Resistance” with a lecture on “The Political Uses of Emotion: What Can We Learn from Spanish Fascism?”

Mar 9, 2017

The EU at 60: Europe since the Treaty of Rome
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  • New York

The EU at 60: Europe since the Treaty of Rome

Ambassador Javier Elorza, former Permanent Representative of Spain to the European Union, participates in a roundtable on the European Union’s achievements since the Treaty of Rome.

Feb 10, 2017

In the Shadow of drug trafficking: The Human Side
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  • New York

In the Shadow of drug trafficking: The Human Side

An event to foster reflection, which will include a performance by Edgar Javier Ulloa-Luján and the music of East Harlem-based Mexican corrido band, Grupo Combinación.

Jun 16, 2015

The World's Greatest Opera Houses: Gran Teatre Liceu, Barcelona
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  • Washington, D.C.

The World's Greatest Opera Houses: Gran Teatre Liceu, Barcelona

Opera expert Fred Plotkin examines these fabled houses, focusing on what makes each of them unique and significant.

May 21, 2015

Our Public Space: Who Owns It, Who Shapes It, and Who Benefits From It
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  • Chicago

Our Public Space: Who Owns It, Who Shapes It, and Who Benefits From It

A two-day program of lectures and a workshop presented by national and international architects, designers, and artists addressing the current state of public space and the built environment.

Jun 14 – Jun 15, 2014