At the beginning of the XXI century in the field of tourism services supply exceeds demand. Regions for which tourism is part of a development strategy are coming up with new ways to create an unusual, attractive and competitive offer. In this regard, cultural tourism, including architectural, museum, gastronomic, religious, musical, cinema-induced and other types of tourism, is gaining special popularity. The chapter discusses the features of the functioning of cinema tourism in Spain.
Anniversary Book dedicated to Professor Jan Kieniewicz on His 80th Birthday
The present book is a collection of papers offered to Professor Jan Kieniewicz by his friends, colleagues, and collaborators to celebrate his 80th birthday. Entitled Spain – India – Russia. Centres, Borderlands, and Peripheries of Civilisations, it corresponds only in part – in its thematic and geographical scope – to his research interests. Professor Kieniewicz is indeed a historia involved in researching the history of India, of the European expansion during the precolonial times, of the early modern times in Spain, as well as of the history of Poland and Eastern Europe, but he is also one of the most creative Polish humanists who seeks to synthesize thinking about the human beings, their history, societies, civilisations...
The book consists of chapters (articles) devoted the South-European constitutionalism of 1812, when two constitutions were adopted (in Spain and Sicily). Napoleon at that time not only won a few countries, but founded new states, gifted constitutions to some new and old states. Adoptions of constitutions in Cadiz and in Palermo in 1812, were events of extraordinary importance. They demonstrated a protest against Napoleonic wars and defense the right of nations to decide their future and way of development.
In the present collective monography by the Russian and Spanish authors key problems of the current economic policy in both countries are analyzed. Each of authors introduces the vision of national situations in a global context.
The article determines the pole and place of Spain in the system of European security in the face of modern challenges and threats. In this regard, the author explores the developments of the Kingdom’s policy in the sphere of international security at the conceptual and practical levels. The attention is paid to the dynamics and direction of the process of armed forces building in Spain. The paper concludes on the perspectives of the country’s participation in the solution of the key problems in the sphere of international security.
This article analyzes how approaches and methods of the anthropology of time are applied to the Iberian and Latin-American university studies. Though Hispanic scholars interpreted and discussed European and North-American works on anthropology of time, they came to analysis of temporal structures and age rates of academic life basing on regional and national traditions of university studies. The article observes both peculiarity of approaches in various research centers (e.g. Spanish research group «History of culture and universities Alsonso IX» and Mexican Institute of university and education studies) and problems of discipline organization of studies (i.e. separation of history of universities and history of education). University time is studied in bound of various research guidelines, i.e. history of symbolic spatial and temporal categories, history of everyday practices and their regulation, history of rituals. Hispanic sholars analyze problem of academic age-ing in prosopographic studies and in investigations dedicated to collective memory and gaps of continuity. Methods of anthropology of time are also applied to the research of the youth as constructed subject of university social and political life.
The regular XIV Spanish-Russian symposium took place on the 21st and 22th of June at the Cajasol Foundation in the central square of Seville. The title of the meeting “Modern challenges for economic and social policies in Spain and Russia” included several issues to discuss: the socioeconomic development of two countries in the context of global changes, the dynamics of the Spanish-Russian cooperation, the impact of sanctions on the bilateral relations, decentralization and its influence on national and subregional development, the comparison of business activities in two countries, tourism development, etc.
June 13-14, 2017 the Institute of Latin American Studies of the Russian Academy of Sciences held the 13th Russian-Spanish Seminar, organized by the Centre of Iberian Studies and titled "Europe in the period of «New Normal»: political, economic and social strategies of Russia and Spain". Touching upon a wide range of issues the participants sought to analyze the processes of transformation in Spain and Russia in the recent period of "New Normal".