Portuguese Ambassador visits Oxford

On Wednesday 26 April 2017, H. E. Manuel Lobo Antunes, the Portuguese ambassador to the UK was welcomed by staff and students in the Sub-Faculty of Portuguese.

(The ambassador addressing students, staff, and other guests at the reception in the Taylorian [Photo by P. Santa-Rita])

 

The ambassador attended the launch of the book Mário de Sá-Carneiro, A Cosmopolitan Modernist (Peter Lang, 2016) edited by Simon Park and Fernando Beleza.

(Prof. Cláudia Pazos Alonso introducing Dr Simon Park’s book [Photo by P. Santa-Rita])

At a dinner on the same evening, hosted by the Master of St Peter’s, Mark Damazer, Manuel de Magalhães Villas-Boas presented Tom Stennett with the 2016-17 Magellan Prize. The prize, offered through the generosity of the descendant family of the pioneering navigator, Ferdinand Magellan, rewards outstanding graduate work in Portuguese Studies at Oxford.

[Photo by D. Mandur Thomaz]

 

The Sub-faculty of Portuguese at Oxford is generously supported by:

 

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