Mesa redonda sobre José Saramago

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Join the Department of Spanish and Portuguese, Camões, I.P. and the Embassy of Portugal for a roundtable discussion on the life and work of José Saramago! Guest speakers include Pilar del Río and Ana Paula Arnaut.

Pilar del Río is a Spanish-Portuguese journalist, writer, translator and current president of José Saramago´s Foundation in Lisbon. She was the wife of José Saramago from 1988 until his death in 2010. In 2017, she was awarded the Luso-Spanish Arts and Culture Prize at the National Library of Spain.

Ana Paula Arnaut is a Professor of Contemporary Portuguese Literature at the University of Coimbra. In addition to publications in several national and international journals, she has also published O Ano da Morte de Ricardo Reis de José Saramago (2017), José Saramago (2008) and Memorial do Convento: History, Fiction and Ideology (1996).