jueves, 2 de abril de 2015

Second day at the conference and closing.

Second and last day of the conference passed! Yesterday started with the paper by Dr. Eduardo Segura who gave a speech about the importance and power of words, englobing J. R. R. Tolkien's works. In a second round, Dr. Thomas Honegger presented his paper, in which he spoke about Tolkien and its relation with England.

In order: Dr. Simonson, Dr. Segura, Dr. Honegger,
Dr. Groom, Dr. Ayerbe and Dr. Montero.
Dr. Martin Simonson introduced Dr. Segura's paper. 
Dr. Thomas Honegger presenting his paper. 
After a short break for coffee, the congress continued with a round table with all the participants (exept Dr. Ayerbe). In this session, our guests debated about the topics presented between the two days of congress and put ideas in common. 

Dr. Groom, Dr. Honegger, Dr. Simonson and Dr. Segura.
For the beginning of the afternoon, a small panel was prepared. In this ocassion, the new team of the publishing house and collaborator of this congress Portal Editions presented it and they explained to the audience the projects for the future of the publishing house. They were glad to collaborate with Dr. Ayerbe, who answered some questions related to his new book published by Portal Editions and Dr. Montero, one of the founders, who presented the project run by this publishing house: the Scarecrow Project

Andoni Cossio asking some questions to Dr. Ayerbe.
Part of the new team of Portal Editions: Janire Guerrero,
Ekaitz Ikazuriaga and Maddi Susperregi. 
Dr. Montero explaining the Scarecrow Project.

To conclude with the congress, Dr. Ayerbe gave an speech regarding Grimm brothers, in order to speak about the German Romanticism.

The day ended up with a guided tour around the old town of Vitoria-Gasteiz to know more about its gothic background and visit some interesing points of this beautiful city. 

Plaza España / Spain Square

La Virgen Blanca / The White Virgin

Some of the guests hearing the explanations.


A gothic style door. 

The ancient wall.

Villauso Castle.

So, we're done!

On behalf of the organization, thanks to everybody. It has been so nice to have you around. Thanks to our keynote speakers, to the people talking in the round tables, to every lecturer, chairs, friends, to the people attending the conference and to the collaborators. Good job!

We hope to organize this congress next year and have our guests again in-Vitoria Gasteiz!

You are invited to send any picture you may want to share with us to eajm.projects@gmail.com.

In case you would be interested in watching the videos of the conferences, here we offer you the chance of visiting the UPV/EHU's webpage in which you would find all of them:

Once again, thanks to everybody for such a great job! Eskerrik asko!

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