The Cervantes Institute in Lisbon, Portugal, is organising an international seminar on November 28 and 29 in the Portuguese capital to celebrate the 400 years of the death of Spanish writer Miguel de Cervantes (1547-1616).
The event — Cervantes in Portugal: History, Art and Literature — will take place at Portugal’s National Library, in Lisbon. It will gather international experts specialized in the work of the famous author, who wrote the novel Dom Quixote.
The seminar is aimed at “shedding new light on the presence and influence of Cervantes in Portugal, namely during the 16th and 17th centuries,” according to the institute.
The congress is coordinated by Javier Rioyo (Cervantes Institute in Lisbon), José Manuel Lucía Megías (Universidad Complutense de Madrid) and Aurelio Vargas Díaz-Toledo (Universidade do Porto). More details can be found here.