1ST EUROPEAN NETWORK OF HOLY WEEK AND EASTER CELEBRATIONS CONFERENCE

“HOLY WEEK, A COMMON HERITAGE”
12 and 13 March 2021

The European Network of Holy Week and Easter Celebrations is to host its first conference entitled  ‘Holy Week, a common heritage’, understanding this religious tradition as a shared cultural legacy and representative symbol of European identity and history.

This online forum aims to discuss Holy Week in Europe from a global perspective, seeking to highlight common historical elements and rituals and examine the relevance that Holy Week celebrations hold in Europe today. The conference includes paper sessions and round tables led by specialists from different countries. Registration is free.

The days are organized from conferences and round tables, developed by specialists from different countries.

Registration is free.

Programme – Day 1

12 March, 2021

09:30
Conference introduction
10:00
José Luis Alonso Ponga (University of Valladolid)
Opening address: “Holy Week as a common heritage”
11:00
Rui Pereira
“The past and present of Holy Week in Portugal”
11:30
Prof. Dr. Miguel Luis López-Guadalupe (University of Granada)
“Historical notes on Holy Week in Andalusia”
12:00
Antonio Luis Galiano. (Official chronicler, Orihuela)
“Holy Week on the Routes in Spain”
12:30
Submission of papers
Theme: The history of Holy Week
13:30
Discussion
15:30
Submission of papers
Theme: The anthropology of Holy Week
16:30
Discussion
17:00
Prof. D. Salvador Rodríguez Becerra. (University of Seville)
Confraternities and brotherhoods: transformations and the current reality of culture-bearing communities
17:30
Juan Jesús López Guadalupe. (University of Granada)
“The language of image making in Holy Week: Its evolution and the current reality”
18:00
Submission of papers
Theme: Art and Holy Week
19:00
Discussion

Programme – Day 2

13 March, 2021

09:30
Prof. D. Antonio Miguel Nogués (University of Elche)
Interactions between Holy Week celebrations and tourism: impacts and benefits
10:30
Submission of papers
Theme: Tourism and Holy Week
11:30
Discussion
12:00
Julio Grande and Encarnación Giráldez
The European Network of Holy Week Celebrations: A commitment to safeguarding intangible heritage
12:30
Prof. D. Ignazio Buttitta (University of Palermo)
Closing Address The current reality and future of Holy Week celebrations
13:30
Closing remarks
14:00
End of conference

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