Think Tank. Talking about Europe. Junio – Diciembre 2014

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El Think Tank aborda argumentos de particular interés socio cultural, mediante el estudio y posterior coloquio.

Talking about History continúa en este segundo semestre de 2014, continuando la estela iniciada en 2011.

La actividad se realiza en inglés.

Nos apoyamos en exposiciones y documentales de unos 30′ cada uno, dirigidos por uno de los grandes historiadores ingleses, Kenneth Clark, tras los cuales tenemos el coloquio, moderado por José Alipio Morejón, doctor en Historia del Arte.

Plazas limitadas. Máximo 7 personas.

CUÁNDO

Todos los viernes a las 19:00.

12 de septiembre: Romance and Reality I – Beginning at a castle in the Loire, then travelling through the hills of Tuscany and Umbria to the cathedral baptistry at Pisa as he examines both the aspirations and achievements of the later Middle Ages in France and Italy.
19 de septiembre: Romance and Reality II – Beginning at a castle in the Loire, then travelling through the hills of Tuscany and Umbria to the cathedral baptistry at Pisa as he examines both the aspirations and achievements of the later Middle Ages in France and Italy.
26 de septiembre: Man I – The Measure of all Things. Visiting Florence, Clark argues that European thought gained a new impetus from its rediscovery of its classical past. He also visits the palaces at Urbino and Mantua and other centres of (Renaissance) civilisation.
3 de octubre: Man II: The Measure of all Things. Visiting Florence, Clark argues that European thought gained a new impetus from its rediscovery of its classical past. He also visits the palaces at Urbino and Mantua and other centres of (Renaissance) civilisation.
10 de octubre: The Hero as Artist I – (List of Renaissance figures) Here Clark takes the viewer back to 16th century Papal Rome noting the convergence of Christianity and antiquity. He discusses Michelangelo, Raphael, and Leonardo da Vinci; the courtyards of the Vatican; the rooms decorated for the Pope by Raphael; and the Sistine Chapel.
24 de octubre: The Hero as Artist II (List of Renaissance figures) Here Clark takes the viewer back to 16th century Papal Rome noting the convergence of Christianity and antiquity. He discusses Michelangelo, Raphael, and Leonardo da Vinci; the courtyards of the Vatican; the rooms decorated for the Pope by Raphael; and the Sistine Chapel.
31 de octubre: Protest and Communication I Clark takes the viewer back to the Reformation to the Germany of Albrecht Duerer and Martin Luther and the world of the humanists Erasmus, Montaigne, and Shakespeare.
7 de noviembre: Protest and Communication II Clark takes the viewer back to the Reformation to the Germany of Albrecht Duerer and Martin Luther and the world of the humanists Erasmus, Montaigne, and Shakespeare.
14 de noviembre: Grandeur and Obedience I – Again in the Rome of Michelangelo and Bernini, Clark tells of the Catholic Church’s fight against the Protestant north the Counter-Reformation and the Church’s new splendour symbolised by the glory of St. Peter’s.
21 de noviembre: Grandeur and Obedience II – Again in the Rome of Michelangelo and Bernini, Clark tells of the Catholic Church’s fight against the Protestant north–the Counter-Reformation and the Church’s new splendour symbolised by the glory of St. Peter’s.
28 de noviembreThe Light of Experience I – Clark tells of new worlds in space and in a drop of water–worlds that the telescope and microscope revealed–and the new realism in the Dutch paintings of Rembrandt and others artists that took the observation of human character to a higher stage of development.
12 de diciembreThe Light of Experience II – Clark tells of new worlds in space and in a drop of water–worlds that the telescope and microscope revealed–and the new realism in the Dutch paintings of Rembrandt and others artists that took the observation of human character to a higher stage of development.
19 de diciembreThe Pursuit of Happiness I – Clark talks of the harmonious flow and complex symmetries of the works of Bach, Handel, Haydn, and Mozart and the reflection of their music in the architecture of the Rococo churches and palaces of Bavaria.
16 de eneroThe Pursuit of Happiness II – Clark talks of the harmonious flow and complex symmetries of the works of Bach, Handel, Haydn, and Mozart and the reflection of their music in the architecture of the Rococo churches and palaces of Bavaria.
23 de eneroThe Smile of Reason I – Clark discusses the Age of Enlightenment, tracing it from the polite conversations of the elegant Parisian salons of the 18th century to subsequent revolutionary politics, the great European palaces of Blenheim and Versailles, and finally Thomas Jefferson’s Monticello.
30 de eneroThe Smile of Reason II – Clark discusses the Age of Enlightenment, tracing it from the polite conversations of the elegant Parisian salons of the 18th century to subsequent revolutionary politics, the great European palaces of Blenheim and Versailles, and finally Thomas Jefferson’s Monticello.
6 de febreroThe Worship of Nature I – Belief in the divinity of nature, Clark argues, usurped Christianity’s position as the chief creative force in Western civilisation and ushered in the Romantic movement. Clark visits Tintern Abbey and the Alps and discusses the landscape paintings of Turner and Constable.
13 de febrero:  The Worship of Nature II – Belief in the divinity of nature, Clark argues, usurped Christianity’s position as the chief creative force in Western civilisation and ushered in the Romantic movement. Clark visits Tintern Abbey and the Alps and discusses the landscape paintings of Turner and Constable.
20 de febreroThe Fallacies of Hope I – Clark argues that the French Revolution led to the dictatorship of Napoleon and the dreary bureaucracies of the 19th century, and he traces the disillusionment of the artists of Romanticism–from Beethoven’s music to Byron’s poetry, Delacroix’s paintings, and Rodin’s sculpture.
27 de febreroThe Fallacies of Hope II – Clark argues that the French Revolution led to the dictatorship of Napoleon and the dreary bureaucracies of the 19th century, and he traces the disillusionment of the artists of Romanticism–from Beethoven’s music to Byron’s poetry, Delacroix’s paintings, and Rodin’s sculpture.
6 de marzoHeroic Materialism I – Clark concludes the series with a discussion of the materialism and humanitarianism of the 19th and 20th centuries. He visits the industrial landscape of 19th century England and the skyscrapers of 20th century New York. He argues that the achievements of the engineers and scientists—such as Brunel and Rutherford—have been matched by those of the great reformers like Wilberforce and Shaftsbury.
13 de marzoHeroic Materialism II – Clark concludes the series with a discussion of the materialism and humanitarianism of the 19th and 20th centuries. He visits the industrial landscape of 19th century England and the skyscrapers of 20th century New York. He argues that the achievements of the engineers and scientists—such as Brunel and Rutherford—have been matched by those of the great reformers like Wilberforce and Shaftsbury.

Horario: 19:00 Video o exposición; 19:20 Coloquio; 20:45 Fin.

DÓNDE: Sede de Raíces de Europa (Angulema 2, 4º Dcha.).

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