Category: 2016 Courses

The spanish kingdoms between Fernando the Catholic and Charles v: european and american political and cultural projection

Royal Monastery of Yuste, 13-15 July

The year 1516 was especially important because several events took place marking the beginning of an era and a new course in the history of Spain, Europe and the World. That year, on 23 January, Ferdinand the Catholic, King of Aragon and Castile died in Madrigalejo, a town in the province of Extremadura, having signed the day before his last will and testament.

Read More

Prospects, strategies and challenges of the European Union: conflict and safety threats in a global context

Royal Monastery of Yuste, 29-30 June and 1 July

Today’s international relations has safety as one of its main cornerstones for understanding the changes that are occurring. The analysis of the data and the current concern about the characteristics acquired by the phenomenon of terrorism and its extension, are the backbone of studies on safety in Europe today.

Read More

III Yuste dialogues: Religion, Secular society and violence

Royal Monastery of Yuste, 27th June 2016

Under the title “Religion, secular society and violence,” the Yuste Dialogues, organised by the faculties of Theology, Canon Law and Philosophy at the Universidad Pontificia de Salamanca, are intended to reflect on the links between the three concepts in the title, wondering to what extent violence is present in secular society and in religion and, if eradicating violence from secular society outside the contribution of religion is possible and how so.

Read More

7th Yuste Encounters On The Spanish Transition To Democracy

Royal Monastery of Yuste, 7 and 8 april 2016

Based on a historical concern but also on the growing perception that the period of the Transition to democracy has become an essential yardstick for our current political and social system, this annual encounter in Yuste, which reaches its seventh year, establishes itself with the aim of reflecting on the above historical period, contemplating the perspective of time and making it possible to take stock of the changing perception of the transition until today.

Read More