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Seminar “From Pensacola in 1559 to the Spain-United States Relations of Today”

Universidad de Alcalá, Saturday, December 19, 2009

Seminar organized to celebrate the fifth anniversary of the founding of Pensacola, the first Spanish and European settlement in the United States. Two round tables were held: “The Impact of Pensacola in the Exploration of America” ​​and “Challenges in the Spain-USA Relations”.


Julio cañero Serrano, Instituto Franklin-UAH
Gary Mormino, University of South Florida
Almudena Hernández Ruigómez, Universidad Complutense de Madrid
José Antonio Gurpegui, Universidad de Alcalá
Emilio Sánchez, Fundación España–Florida 500 años
Antonio Garrigues, Garrigues Abogados
Román Escolano, BBVA
Jaime Montalvo, ICEX

9:15      Presentation

9:30 Round table: “The Impact of Pensacola in the Exploration of America”

11:00 Coffee break

11:30 Round table: “Challenges in the Spain-USA Relations”

Fundación España-Florida

Instituto Franklin-UAH

Embassy of the United States

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