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.
At the present stage, cooperation between Mexico and Spain is multifaceted and effective. Both countries support economic and trade ties, strengthened with the assumption of power in Mexico of a member of the Institutional Revolutionary Party (PRI), Enrique Peña Nieto, at the same time possessing the various mechanisms for bilateral dialogue and assistance, which together form one of the most multifaceted institutional structures in the world. At a time when the Mexican economy fell under "the destabilizing effect" due to the policy of the new U.S. president Donald Trump in relation to Mexico, that threatens political and economic achievements of Mexican– Spanish relations, it is extremely important to study the current state of affairs, all the key moments of their relationships, given that today the status of a natural ally with Spain is one of the central tasks for Mexico.
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 considers the key points of the current Mexican-Spanish cooperation. The author gives an overview of the achievements of Mexico’s cultural, economic and trade ties with Spain, which became much more active with the coming to power in Mexico of a member of the Institutional Revolutionary Party, Enrique Peña Nieto. The paper also analyzes the «destabilizing effect» provided by the political course of the new US President Donald Trump in relation to Mexico, threatening the political and economic success of the Spanish-Mexican relations.
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 the social profile of the Spanish party Podemos proponents and voters. Moreover, it reveals social perspective of this party in domestic political context at the moment of 2015-2016. The emergence of new actors on the political scene has transformed the alignment of party forces that have been existed over forty years.