Portbou Conference 2009

Texts of the papers presented at the last Conference, held in Portbou on 25, 26 and 27 September 2009 to mark the 69th anniversary of the death of Walter Benjamin.

 

ENZO TRAVERSO

Professor of Modern History at the University of Picardie (Amiens) and the École des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales (Paris) and an expert on exile and historical the memory.

Adorno and Benjamin. A Correspondence at the Midnight of the Century


JORDI LLOVET

Professor of Literary Theory and Comparative Literature at the Universitat de Barcelona and one of the originators, in 1990, of the Walter Benjamin Conference in Portbou.

Benjamin and Paris: The Arcades Project

 

ÀNGEL QUINTANA

Film critic and professor of History and Theory of Film at the Universitat de Girona.

The Filmmaker as flâneur. Walter Benjamin and Contemporary Cinema

 

CARLOS RUANO

Professor of Philosophy.

Walter Benjamin, Exile and Crisis