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Manel Ollé

Professor and writer

Manel Ollé is a lecturer in History and Culture of Contemporary China in the Department of Humanities at the Pompeu Fabra University of Barcelona (UPF), and coordinator of the Master’s Degree in Chinese Studies, also at the UPF. He has published the books La Empresa de China: de la armada invencible al Galeón de Manila (The Chinese Endeavour: From the Invincible Armada to the Manila Galleon, Acantilado, 2002), Made in China: el despertar social, político y cultural de la China contemporánea (Made in China: The Social, Political and Cultural Awakening of Contemporary China, Destino 2005) and La Xina que arriba: perspectives del segle XXI (The Coming China: Prospects for the 21st Century, Eumo 2009). He has translated poems by Li Qingzhao (Reduccions, 2006), an essay by Gao Xingjian titled El sentit de la literatura (The Sense of Literature, Empúries, 2004) , the anthology Pedra i pinzell: antologia de la poesia clàssica xinesa(Stone and Brush: An Anthology of Chinese Classical Poetry, Alpha, 2013) and Islas de plata, imperios de seda (Acantilado, 2022). He has been awarded the Gabriel Ferrater Prize for Poetry for his collection Bratislava o Bucarest (Bratislava or Bucharest, Edicions 62, 2014). In 2021, he was awarded the Poetry Prize of the Jocs Florals de Barcelona with the piece Un grapat de pedres d’aigua (A Handful of Water Stones; LaBreu Edicions).

Update: 29 January 2024


Jason Y. Ng

Hong Kong: Experiences of Protest and Non-Violent Civil Disobedience

Has participated in

Abduweli Ayup, Joanne Smith Finley, Mònica Pereña and Manel Ollé

Silenced Languages

The Ubiquitous Eye: Digital Surveillance in Xinjiang

Ben Mauk and Manel Ollé

Conversation between Manel Ollé and Sergi Vicente

China after the Lockdown

Lecture by Jason Y. Ng

Hong Kong: Experiences of Protest and Non-Violent Civil Disobedience

Truth and Fiction in the Totalitarian Dystopia: From Orwell to Bandi

Debate with Antonio Monegal and Manel Ollé

Knowing, Doing, Understanding #1

Open seminar directed by Marina Garcés

Truth and Amnesia in Contemporary China

Yan Lianke in conversation with Manel Ollé

Individual and Community

Premiere of the documentary film «Fatigue Society - Byung-Chul Han in Seoul / Berlin» and debate

Body: Sexual Identities in China

Conversation with Li Yinhe, Cui Zi’en & Dolors Miquel

Educational offer exhibition IN THE CHINESE CITY

China. Perspectives on the transformation of an empire

The Metamorphoses of Communism