Universitat Rovira i Virgili

Events, seminars & talks

Forthcoming events

  • Departament d'Ensenyament, Generalitat de Catalunya
  • Teacher Training Course: "Bringing the EFL class to life through games and gamification"
  • Speaker: Edward Lockhart

Date: February to May 2018

Duration: 30 hours

  • 19th International Conference

Utopian Studies Society-Europe:

In Search of New Harmonies

9-12 July 2018

Venue:    Paranimf Rectorat URV & Facultat de Lletres (Campus Catalunya)

  • IES Ramon de la Torre
  • Talk-workshop: Frankenstein: 200 years scaring people
  • Speaker: Pere Gallardo

Date: 20-04-2018

Time: 13:30-14:30

Venue: IES Ramon de la Torre, Torredembarra

  • Jornada prometeicofrankenstina: Màster Interuniversitari d'Estudis Avançats de Llengua i Literatura Catalanes-UAB/UB
  • Lecture: Fusta, metall, plàstic i silicona: els hereus de Frankenstein
  • Speaker: Pere Gallardo

Date: 06-06-2018

Time: 16:30

Venue: Universitat de Barcelona

Past events

  • Catalunya Radio - Ciutat Maragda
  • Radio debate on Frankenstein
  • Speakers: Elizabeth Russell, Maria Bohigas and Carme Portacelli
  • Podcast available at: http://www.ccma.cat/catradio/alacarta/ciutat-maragda/frankenstein-200-anys/audio/991199/

Date: 10-02-2018

  • APAC
  • Workshop: "Escape the (Class)room: Increasing Engagement in CLIL & non-CLIL"
  • Speaker: Edward Lockhart

Date: 01-02-18 - 03-02-18

Venue: Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona

  • Departament d'Ensenyament, Generalitat de Catalunya
  • Teacher Training Course: "Bringing the EFL class to life through games and gamification"
  • Speaker: Edward Lockhart

Date: October 2017 to January 2018

Duration: 30 hours

  • l'Antena del Coneixement de Móra d'Ebre
  • Speaker: Cristina Andreu
  • Lecture and discussion: La dona d'en Martin Guerre by Janet Lewis

Date: 15-12-17

Time: 19.30-20:30

Venue: Biblioteca de Móra d'Ebre.

  • Instituto de Investigaciones Estéticas
  • Speaker: Liz Russell
  • Lecture: "Mary Shelley: Del caos a la utopía"

Date: 15-11-17

Time: 17:00-20:00

Venue: Auditorio Virginia Gutiérrez, Posgrados de Ciencias Humanas, Universidad Nacional de Colombia, Bogotá.

  • Instituto de Investigaciones Estéticas
  • Speaker: Liz Russell
  • Lecture: "Mary Wollstonecraft: Una revolucionaria apasionada"

Date: 15-11-17

Time: 17:00-20:00

Venue: Auditorio Virginia Gutiérrez, Posgrados de Ciencias Humanas, Universidad Nacional de Colombia, Bogotá.

Date: 02/10/2017

Time: 18:30-20:00

Venue:  CCCB Barcelona

  • SiTTLEFS 13
  • Speaker: Fernando Romeu (Universitat Rovira i Virgli / Escola Oficial d'Idiomes de Tortosa)
  • Talk: "Digital Tools for formative assessment"

Date: May 25th, 2017

Time: 17:30

Venue: URV- Aula 313 (Campus Catalunya)

  • Acte de lliurament dels Premis DEAA/MACMILLAN
  • Speaker: Pere Gallardo Torrano
  • Talk: "Frankenstein: Two Hundred Years of Solitude"

Date: May 22nd, 2017

Time: 12:30

Venue: Sala de Juntes (Campus Catalunya)

  • SiTTLEFS 12
  • Speaker: Annia Malinowska (Institute of English Cultures and Literatures, University of Silesia in Katowice, Poland)
  • Talk: "Against popular discrimination, studying (through) popular culture"

Date: May 9th, 2017

Time: 17:30

Venue: URV- Aula 313 (Campus Catalunya)

  • SiTTLEFS 11
  • Speaker: Elena Voj (University Babeș-Bolyai Cluj-Napoca, Romania)
  • Seminar: "Technology-assisted language learning: the flipped classroom model"

Date: May 4th, 2017

Time: 18:00

Venue: URV- Aula 312 (Campus Catalunya)

  • SiTTLEFS 10
  • Speaker: Barbara Loranc-Paszylk (Universitat Bielsko-Biala, Poland)
  • Talk: "Exploring affordances of mobile assisted language learning  -  digital flashcards as a tool for learning FL words"

Date: April 27th, 2017

Time: 17:30

Venue: URV- Aula 312 (Campus Catalunya)

  • SiTTLEFS 9
  • Speaker: Barbara Loranc-Paszylk (Universitat Bielsko-Biala, Poland)
  • Talk: "Using cognitively demanding tasks to enhance learning outcomes in CLIL"

Date: April 25th, 2017

Time: 17:30

Venue: URV- Aula 313 (Campus Catalunya)

  • SiTTLEFS 8
  • Speaker: Esther Torres Simon (Universitat Rovira i Virgili / Universidad Europea del Atlántico)
  • Seminar: "Can I use Twitter, Wikipedia and Google Translate for Academia?"

Date: Tuesday, April 18th 2017

Time: 18:00

Venue: URV- Aula 313 (Campus Catalunya)

  • Speaker: Pere Gallardo Torrano
  • Lecture-workshop: "Happy Birthday, Frankenstein"

Date: 18-04-17

Time: 12:00-14:00

Venue: Aula 301 (Campus Catalunya)

Date: 18-04-17 and 19-04-17

Time: 16:00-20:00


Duration: 8 hours (2 sessions of 4 hours each)


Venue: Aula de docencia informatizada 3 (Campus Catalunya)

Date: 31-03-17

Time: 19:00

Venue: Facultat de Medicina - Sant Llorenç 21 - 43201 Reus

Date: Wednesday, 29-03-2017

Time: 12:00

Venue: Aula 309 (Campus Catalunya)

  • Speaker: Marta Mamett- Michalkiewicz (Institute of English Cultures and Literatures University of Silesia, Katowice)
  • Lecture: 'Cultural Translation and Orientalism'

13-09-16

  • SiTTLEFS 6
  • Speaker: Laia Aixalà-Foster (Escoles Garbí)
  • Seminar: "The Effectiveness of Tablets in International Projects"

31-05-16

  • SiTTLEFS 5
  • Speaker: Carlos Teixeira (Dublin City University, Irlanda)
  • Seminar: "Innovations in translation tools and how to investigate their usability"

24-05-16

  • SiTTLEFS 4
  • Speaker: David J. Orrego (University of the Free State, República de Sudàfrica)
  • Seminar: "Subtitling or dubbing? Answers from eye tracking experiments"

12-05-16

  • SiTTLEFS 3
  • Speaker: Claudia Doroholschi (Universitatea de Vest din Timisoara)
  • Workshop: "Using creative writing techniques in teaching English as a Foreign Language"

02-05-16

  • SiTTLEFS 2
  • Speaker: Josep Ausensi (UPF)
  • Seminar: "English pronunciation errors by Catalan students: Potential causes and possible solutions"

25-04-16

  • SiTTLEFS 1 (Seminar in Translation and Teaching & Learning English as a Second/Foreign Language)
  • Speaker: José Ramón Biau Gil (URV-Servei Lingüístic)
  • Workshop: "Testing the Test. Exam writing and exam piloting for language teachers"

19-04-16