We are pleased to invite you to the 4th BASQUE, CATALAN and GALICIAN CINEMA SEASON.

This year’s season will take place next 8th13th and 15th of May  at the New Library of Birmingham.

The activity has been organized thanks to the support of the Etxepare Basque Institute, the Institut Ramon Llull, the Xunta de Galicia and the University of Birmingham.


The Centre for Galician Studies is organizing a two-day workshop on Galician Traditional Music with the musician and actor Mano Panforreteiro. 

Mano will be bringing Galician bagpipes, tambourines, tambours, ocarinas, Galician jew’s harps, finger castanets, peitoques, etc. and giving our students the opportunity to discover Traditional Galician Music first-hand.


The Centre for Galician Studies of the University of Birmingham is pleased to invite you to an interactive talk on Feminist Studies with Dr Olga Castro. A dialogue through which we will be exploring the meaning of some of the concepts discussed in her last co-authored book: Feminismos (Feminisms).

Tempo de Magostos 2013

November is here and that can only mean one thing: it’s time to celebrate o Magosto!

O Magosto is one of the most popular traditions in GaliciaDuring this autumn festival, family and friends gather to spend time together, sing, dance… and eat roasted chestnuts!

Welcome to the new academic year 2013-2014

Galician, Basque and Catalan studies extend a warm welcome to all our new first year students! We wish you an enjoyable and successful time with us. We hope that you will find this blog a good way of keeping up with all the latest news from our languages. Remember that you can follow us on Twitter or like us on Facebook.

Throughout the year we will be organising parties, seminars, special lectures and many other surprises. Check our blog regularly!