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Goya: The Disasters of War

Conference: The End of the Old Regime in the Iberian World

February 8, 2008 - February 9, 2008; 9:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.

Conference Room, Moses Hall, UC Berkeley

Admission Free

Specialists in history, literature, and the history of art come together in this two-day conference commemorating the two-hundredth anniversary of the Napoleonic invasion of Portugal and Spain, which sparked events leading to the end of those countries’ absolute monarchies and the breakup of their American empires. The conference draws on new research and the experience of senior scholars to rethink the significance of these developments for the cultural, social, and political life of the Iberian world on both sides of the Atlantic. For more information, visit http://ies.berkeley.edu/ssp/ or e-mail rherr@berkeley.edu.

Presented by the Spanish Studies Program and Portuguese Studies Program of the Institute of European Studies at UC Berkeley.