With the goal of highlighting the scientific, promotional and educational activity of the persons, entities, institutions and universities - Galician, Spanish and foreign- involved in the study of the Way of St. James and Pilgrimages in the 2021 Holy Year, this event has been organised under the following title: "4th International Congress of the University of Santiago’s Intuitional Chair of the Way of St.James and Pilgrimages. Twenty-one research projects on the Way of St. James and Pilgrimages for the 2021 Holy Year." It is the result of combining into an international unicum the chair’s 4th annual international seminar and its 4th annual congress.
The two-day event, which is open to university students and teaching staff, associations related to the Way of St. James, national and international research institutes, tourist professionals and agents, and the interested public in general, will present the results of twenty-one small, multidisciplinary research, promotion and education projects linked to the Way of St. James and the corresponding Pilgrimage, granted by the chair by means of a public announcement last September, with the support of the University of Santiago, the Xunta de Galicia’s Tourism Agency and Santiago Cathedral.
It will take place at the Cidade da Cultura de Galicia, CINC Building in Santiago de Compostela on July 21 and 22, 2021 between 09:00 and 20:00.
Below you can download the conference program in several languages:
Students of all USC degrees that want to obtain an ECTS credit, in addition to attending all the papers, should submit to the congress secretariat in writing a critical review of at least three of the presented papers (from two to five pages each one)
We have two modalities, In-person assistance with limited capacity (25 people) and online assistance.
In-person assistance has a cost of 60 €, for students 25 €. And online assistance is 25 € for everyone.