Discussion: Spain’s Contribution to the U.S. in the American Revolution, by Carmen Iglesias, Director of the Royal Academy of History, Spain. In collaboration with the Queen Sofia Spanish Institute (QSSI)
Welcome remarks by Georgina Dopico, NYU Vice Provost for Undergraduate Academic Affairs and for the Humanities.
Queen Sofía Spanish Institute introduction by Chairman, Dr. Carlos Cordón-Cardó.
Fireside chat about Spain’s Role in the American Revolution with Dr. Richard Kagan, Professor Emeritus at Johns Hopkins and academic correspondent of the Royal Academy of History and Carmen Iglesias, Director of the Royal Academy of History in Spain.
Presentation of the Biographic Dictionary of Historical Spanish Figures, created by the Royal Academy of History - presented by Jaime Olmedo, Technical Director of the Royal Academy of History and Queen Sofía Spanish Institute Cultural Advisory Committee Member.
Closing Remarks by Patrice Degnan, Queen Sofía Spanish Institute Executive Director.
In Spanish. Simultaneous interpretation will be provided.
Carmen Iglesias is a leading cultural figure in Spain, serving as Director of Spain’s Royal Academy of History. As a distinguished Academician and Historian, Carmen is also a member of the Royal Spanish Academy which regulates the Spanish Language. She is an important mentor to His Majesty King Philip VI. Professor Iglesias has been awarded the Sophia Award for Excellence 2020 by the Queen Sofia Spanish Institute.
Co-sponsored by NYU King Juan Carlos I of Spain Center and the Queen Sofia Spanish Institute.