International Conference "Beyond Myth and Epic. The Basque Country and the Magellan-Elcano Expedition in the Context of the First Globalization"
Місто: San Sebastian - Donostia
Тези до: 15.06.2020
Дати: 07.10.20 — 10.10.20
Область наук: Історичні та археологія;
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Організатори: The University of the Basque Country
The University of the Basque Country, along with the Elkano 500 Mundubira Foundation, is proud to announce the organization of an international conference to analyze the impact of the 1519-1522 Magellan-Elcano expedition, with a special focus on the participation of Basques in the context of the so-called First Globalization, 16th-18th centuries. Elcano, a Basque sailor an entrepeneur born in the coastal town of Getaria, was the captain of the ship "Victoria" that performed the first circumnavegation of the Earth, when returning from South-East Asia to Europe througout the route of Africa, after having arrived there crossing the Pacific Ocean.