Events

Way of Saint James
10th International Congress on Jacobean Studies "Jacobus patronus"
From 9 to 11 November | Hostal dos Reis Católicos Santiago de Compostela
Begins:
9 November | 16:30
Ends:
11 November | 20:00
Where:
Hostal dos Reis Católicos Santiago de Compostela

Venue: Auditorium of the Hostal dos Reis Católicos. Santiago de Compostela
Date: 9–11 November 2017

Organized by: International Committee of Experts on the Way of St. James and Turismo de Galicia
Director: Paolo Caucci von Saucken, chairman of the International Committee of Experts on the Way of St. James

Aim
The aim of the 10th International Congress on Jacobean Studies is to thoroughly explore the most significant aspects of the patronage of St James. From this perspective, it will analyse the characteristics of the apostle as the patron saint and protector of nations, cities, hospitaller orders, military orders, confraternities and churches. There will be a special focus on investigating the spiritual, iconographic, symbolic, political and historical aspects of a relationship which has had a profound impact on the culture and mindset of many peoples in Spain and the Americas.

Audience
Students, teachers, scholars of Jacobean culture, members of Friends of the Way of St. James associations and other interested persons.

Registration
Free registration. Space is limited.
Registration period: 12 September 2017 to 3 November 2017
Registration form: https://goo.gl/NZ1Gc5

Grants
The Xunta de Galicia, in partnership with the Way of St. James and Pilgrimages Department of the University of Santiago, is offering two grants for researchers to cover lodging expenses for the duration of the conference.

Accommodation
Students, the unemployed and members of Friends of the Way of St. James associations will be entitled to free lodging at the San Lázaro pilgrim hostel, located in Santiago de Compostela, during the conference.
Those interested in requesting free accommodation will be required to provide proof of their status as a student, unemployed person or member of a Friends of the Way of St. James association when submitting their registration.

Information and contact details
S.A. de Xestión do Plan Xacobeo
Área de Cultura Xacobea
Tel.: 881 996 265
Cultura.xacobea@xacobeo.org

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Event Type: Way of Saint James