Chemistry Cycle for 2 – Couples of History

Moderation by Luís Osório

January 8th, February 5th, March 5th, April 2nd, May 7th and June 4th
CCB. Sunday. 11:00 am. Congress and Meeting Center

Approach with historical context and a brief presentation of the work of each figure of a certain couple, reflecting on how they marked their time and influenced or even transformed each other’s lives and how they complemented or antagonized each other.

8 January | Small Auditorium:
Nuno Júdice talks about Simone de Beauvoir and Jean-Paul Sartre

Nuno Júdice was born in Mexilhoeira Grande, Algarve, in 1949. He graduated in Romance Philology at the Lisbon Faculty of Letters and had a Ph.D. in Comparative Romance Literatures at the Faculty of Social and Human Sciences of Universidade Nova de Lisboa, where he was an Associate Professor from 1976 to 2015. Between 1997 and 2004 he was a Cultural Counselor and Director of the Camões Institute in Paris. He has published poetry, fiction, essays, and theater books, having published his first book, A Noção de Poema, in 1972. It has been translated into many languages. He also regularly works as a translator of poetry and theater. He served as Cultural Counselor at the Portuguese Embassy in France, between 1997 and 2004, and was director of the Camões Institute in Paris during that period. In 2013, for his body of work, he received the Reina Sofía Prize for Ibero-American Poetry. Among the most recent, the Betocchi career awards in Florence and the International Prize of the Festival Poetry & Liquor in Luzhou, China, stand out. In 2022 he published the anthology 50 years of poetry in Don Quixote.

Upcoming sessions:

5 February | Almada Negreiros Room:
Pedro Mexia talks about Paul Newman and Joanne Woodward

March 5th | Almada Negreiros Room:
Francisca Van Dunem talks about Nelson Mandela and Winnie Madikizela-Mandela

2 april | Small Auditorium:
Isabel Soares talks about Mário Soares and Maria Barroso

7 May | Almada Negreiros Room:
Helena Vasconcelos talks about Virginia Woolf and Vita Sackville-West

4 June | Almada Negreiros Room:
Paulo Portas talks about Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera

Luis Osorio
He has nine published books and is 51 years old. He is a daily columnist at TSF and writes daily on social networks for more than 100,000 followers. He was the director of newspapers and a radio station. He has won awards as a creative and author of television programs. He is a political and business consultant. He is the father of three sons and one daughter.

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