1519 – 2019

Poster In 2019 Planeta.com spotlights the 500th anniversary of the Spanish conquest of the Aztec Empire. We will follow the timeline of the expedition led by Hernán Cortés. Updates to include links to headlines and features, videos and presentations and virtual tours of the places visited during 1519. A special shoutout to Colibri winner Marlene …

Hernán Cortés

Photo: Sergio Lubezky, Veracruz Casa In 2019 Planeta.com spotlights the 500th anniversary of the Spanish conquest of the Aztec Empire. We will follow the timeline of the expedition led by Hernán Cortés. 1519 – 2019 Headlines The forgotten colonizer – Universal On the trail – Economist Elsewhere on the Web https://www.history.com/topics/exploration/hernan-cortes https://www.tripline.net/trip/The_Journey_of_Hernan_Cortes-5214410504011006B049B37101E423CE Wikipedia: Hernán Cortés de …

IUCN World Conservation Congress 2020

Poster The French Ministry for the Ecological and Inclusive Transition and the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN), agreed jointly organize the next IUCN World Conservation Congress, to be held in June 11-19, 2020 in Marseille, France. Held every four years, the IUCN Congress is the world’s largest conservation event. It brings together leaders …

Santiago de Compostela

Photo: Santiago Lopez-Pastor, Museo do Pobo Galego, Convento de Santo Domingo de Bonaval Santiago de Compostela is a World Heritage City, pilgrimage destination, and cultural capital. This week the town hosts this year’s International Society for Ethnology and Folklore Congress. International Society for Ethnology and Folklore 2019 Congress Background Capital of Galicia, Santiago is also …

International Society for Ethnology and Folklore 2019 Congress

Poster Publisher’s note in English, Spanish and Galician: A cordial greeting to the participants at this conference. Let us know if there are ways that remote participants can follow the conversations and track the changes of a transforming world with you. = Un cordial saúdo aos participantes nesta conferencia. = Un saludo cordial a los …

Paris’ Notre-Dame Cathedral

Photo: edwademd, Interior (2012) Paris – On April 15, 2019, a fire broke out in the roof of Notre-Dame Cathedral, causing considerable damage to the building. The cathedral’s spire and roof collapsed, and significant damage was done to the interior of the church as well as its artifacts. Key Links notredamedeparis.fr Elsewhere on the Web …

Sámi Links

Sámi flag Links related to the Sámi presented in somewhat random fashion: Twitter @anderskarr @SiidaInari @JohanVasara @Samediggi @SaamiCouncil Hashtag #sámásmuinna Facebook Visit Sápmi Nutti Sámi Siida Headlines Sami people persuade Norway pension fund to divest from Dakota Access No Room for Sweden’s Reindeer Fjord Fiesta: Norway’s Best and Most Scenic Summer Festivals Sweden’s indigenous Sami …

Spain Links = Ligas a España

Spain Flag Links related to Spain (España) presented in somewhat random fashion: Twitter @EcoturSpain @el_pais @atasteofspain @Iberia_en @buenosviajeros @visiting_spain @SpainCultureUSA @ElSoldAntequera @thespainreport @turismoruralru Recommended Listening Who invented the corridor and why? – The corridor has an interesting architectural history – very different from a pathway and a hallway. So when did a corridor come into …

France Links

France flag Links related to France presented in somewhat random fashion: Firminy https://sitelecorbusier.com/en http://www.ville-firminy.fr Formidable Firminy My latest blogpost is about Firminy. Head over to my website for loads more pictures. Link in header.#firminy #firminyvert #newtown #urbanism #lecorbusier #lecorbusierarchitecture… https://t.co/kceytT7A0p — Colin Bisset (@cdbisset) March 5, 2019 Tour de France Le Tour de France Celebrations …

World Heritage Cities in Spain

Logo Spotlight on World Heritage cities in Spain (Ciudades Patrimonio de la Humanidad de España): Key Links http://www.ciudadespatrimonio.org Sala de Prensa Turismo Facebook YouTube @GrupoCPHE Grupo Ciudades Patrimonio de la Humanidad de España Mayors: Our cities’ declaration as UNESCO World Heritage Cities is an honor and an international distinction and, at the same time, a …