Seminar: March 29th, 2023
What can we learn from the past
to face the challenges of the future?
Antonio Muñoz Molina (Jaén, Spain – 1956) is a writer and journalist. As a current affairs journalist, he has collaborated for several decades with Spanish media outlets such as ABC and El País. Since 1995, he has been a member of the Real Academia Española (RAE), and between 2004 and 2006 he was the Director of the Cervantes Institute in New York. His most famous books include Winter in Lisbon (1987, awarded with the Premio de la Crítica and the Spanish National Narrative Prize), The Polish Rider (1991, awarded the Premio Planeta and the Spanish National Literature Prize), Plenilunio (1997, awarded the Femina Étranger Prize), Ventanas de Manhattan (2004), Un andar solitario entre la gente (2018), Like a fading shadow (2018, finalist for the Man Booker International Prize) and Volver a dónde (2021). In 2013, he received the Prince of Asturias Award in Literature.