3rd Intensive Programme – Facing Europe in Crisis: Shakespeare’s World and Present Challenges

The New Faces consortium* is pleased to announce that its third intensive programme, held under the project’s general title “Facing Europe in Crisis: Shakespeare’s World and Present Challenges”, will be hosted by the Faculty of Arts and Humanities, Universidade do Porto (Portugal), from the 17th to the 29th June 2019. The intensive programme will count on the presence of 60 students and 20 teaching staff from the consortium’s universities. It will consist of a series of academic seminars, combined with round-table discussions and a range of extension activities organised in collaboration with some of the New Faces associate partners. A full detailed schedule will be available soon at http://new-faces-erasmusplus.fr/ .

In June 2018, seven students from the Department of Anglophone Literatures and Cultures, CUFA participated in the intensive programme which took place in Montpellier, France.

New Faces is a European Strategic Partnership that aims to promote historical and literary understanding of the complexities of crises (cultural, linguistic, political, social, religious, and economic), to help face a complex contemporary European context.

* the New Faces consortium:
Université Paul-Valéry Montpellier 3 – IRCL – CNRS
Charles University in Prague
Uniwersytet Jagielloński (Jagiellonian University)
Faculdade de Letras, Universidade do Porto
University of Szeged, Department of English
Freie Universität Berlin
Universidad de Murcia
Utrecht University
Università degli Studi di Ferrara