On Wednesday, September 12, 2012, His Royal Highness Prince Felipe of Asturias attended the opening of the XV Congreso Internacional de la Asociación Española de Americanistas (AEA) held at the University of Deusto in Bilbao.

According to the official website for the royal house of Spain, the theme of today’s meeting is:

“… ‘America in the Memory: Commemorations and Reunions’, brings together Spanish, European and Latin American specialists, in order to discuss and reflect on the history of America, as well as to allow participants to present their research. 

The meeting presents results of research on different topics in order to promote a broad and trans-disciplinary debate, opening a scientific forum that will help facilitate a space for reflection that allows participants to share and discuss strategies of analysis, theoretical frameworks, models and methodologies applied to the American culture and history.”

Source and photo courtesy of: Casa de Su Majestad el Rey