Social Events


Wednesday, 9 February 2011

19.00 hours: Welcome Cocktail at Seville Center Hotel

A bus service will wait for the participants in front of the hotel main gate at 18.30. A bus service will take the participants back to their hotels at 20.45.


Thursday, 10 February 2011

19.30-22.00: Visit to the Alcázar

An exclusive night visit has been organised for the Conference participants, followed by a cocktail reception hosted by the University of Seville. The Alcázar of Seville is a royal palace, originally a Moorish fort. Subsequent monarchs have added their own additions to the Alcázar, despite this, it still offers some of the best surviving examples of Moorish architecture. The upper levels of the Alcázar are still used by the royal family as their official Seville residence. 



Friday, 11 February 2011

19.30: Flamenco Performance at the Old Tobacco Factory, University of Seville's main building


Built in the 18th century, Seville's tobacco factory was the largest industrial building in the world at that time and it remained a tobacco factory until the 1950s. This beautiful building was the setting for the famous opera Carmen by Georges Bizet. This building houses the Rector offices and two university's faculties: the School of Literature & Philology and the School of Geography & History. This event is hosted by the University of Seville.


20.30: Farewell Dinner

After the show, there will be a farewell dinner at Hotel Alfonso XIII.

Accompanying persons policy:
We regret that accompanying person (s) cannot attend the conference itself but are welcome to attend the social events. Costs of the individual events are as follows: the welcome cocktail on Wednesday 10 February (EUR 40), guided visit to Alcázar and the cocktail (EUR 60) and the flamenco performance at the Old Tobacco Factory, University of Seville's main building and dinner at Alfonso XIII hotel (EUR 60).


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