Institut Ramon LLull

Marc Dueñas
mduenas@llull.cat
17 Fleet Street,
LONDON EC4Y 1AA, United Kingdom
Tel. +44 (0) 207 842 0852

Institut Ramon Llull is a consortium comprising the Government of Catalonia, the Government of the Balearic Islands, and the Barcelona City Council. Its mission is the support and promotion of Catalan language and culture abroad, in all its forms and means of expression.

The LXVI Anglo-Catalan Society Annual Conference, announced

Language.  SCOTLAND, 09/04/2021

The LXVI Anglo-Catalan Society Annual Conference will be held at  the University of St Andrews from 5 to 7 November 2021




We encourage members and non-members alike to attend the conference and take advantage of this excellent opportunity to hear stimulating papers, engage in lively discussion and enjoy meeting with colleagues and friends, either in person or online. As things stand, it is envisaged that the bulk of the conference activities will take place online. If possible, however, some papers will be given, and some events held, in person. Further information will be emailed to all participants in due course.

 

For those who will be able to travel to Scotland, St Andrews provides a unique location for a very special university. Wherever you walk, you are reminded of its rich and colourful history with buildings both ancient and modern. Founded in the 15th century, St Andrews is Scotland’s first university and the third oldest in the English-speaking world.

 

For information about travelling to, and accommodation in or near, St Andrews, go to the University webpage and search for ‘Getting to St Andrews’. For further information about the conference, accommodation, and programme, see the Association’s website. Should you have any queries, please contact one of the conference organisers: Sergi Auladell Fauchs (saf4@st-andrews.ac.uk); Jordi Larios (jl213@st-andrews.ac.uk); and Montserrat Lunati (ml243@st-andrews.ac.uk).

 

CALL FOR PAPERS

You are invited to offer a paper of 20 minutes’ duration at the LXVI Anglo-Catalan Society Conference. The paper may treat ANY ASPECT of Catalan culture (linguistic, historical, literary, sociological, political, musical, etc.) relating to all areas where Catalan is spoken.

Note that delegates must be members of the Society at the appropriate level (full, student, etc.) in order to present a paper. Those attending but not presenting are encouraged to become members of the Society, but this is not obligatory.

Please send proposals (affiliation and contact details, title and 200-word abstract) by e-mail to Montserrat Lunati at ml243@st-andrews.ac.uk by Friday 4 June 2021.

We hope to prepare a provisional programme by Monday 12 July 2021. We will notify all applicants as to whether their proposals have been accepted or not around this date. If you had a proposal accepted in the summer of 2020 and wrote to Montserrat Lunati to the effect that you wanted your paper to be included in the 2021 programme, you do not need to resubmit your proposal. If your proposal was accepted in the summer of 2020 and you want your paper to be included in the 2021 programme, but you have not contacted Montserrat Lunati to that effect, please do so before Friday 4 June 2021.

 

SCHOLARSHIPS

1. Given the popularity and success of recent scholarships, we have decided to continue to divide the Anglo-Catalan Society Scholarship into a limited number of awards to encourage students interested in Catalan culture to attend the Anglo-Catalan Society Conference.

2. Applicants will normally be current or recent students from British or Irish universities who would like to maintain and/or develop knowledge and understanding of Catalan culture, but it is also open to postgraduate students of other universities, provided that they are currently doing research in the field of Catalan Studies.

3. The award will comprise: membership of the Anglo-Catalan Society for one year (until January 2023), and a contribution towards the cost of conference and travel expenses. Payments will be made on production of bills and receipts further to the submission of a report (see point 6).

4. Each applicant should provide the following information: Curriculum Vitae; one academic reference by either a member of their department or by a Catalan lector; a signed declaration to the effect that the applicant will attend the full conference and that s/he will take responsibility for the rest of the funding.

5. Applications should be sent to Pedro Fernàndez (University College Cork) at pfernandez@ucc.ie and Sergi Auladell Fauchs (University of St Andrews) at saf4@st-andrews.ac.uk

6. Successful candidates will be expected to submit a report on the Conference to Sergi Auladell Fauchs at saf4@st-andrews.ac.uk before 31st December 2021. Bills and receipts should be sent to Pedro Fernàndez by the same date at pfernandez@ucc.ie Late submissions will not be accepted.

7. The closing date for applications is Friday 30 July 2021. Late applications will not be considered under any circumstances.

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