Venue and Travel Information
The "Transactions and Connections: Memories of the Past in the European Context" Seminar will be held between 9-13 October 2013 in Málaga, Spain.
The University of Málaga hosts the Seminar.
The Seminar will be held at:
Facultad de Filosofía y Letras
Universidad de Málaga
Campus de Teatinos
29071, Málaga, Spain
Different means to get to the Faculty of Arts (Facultad de Filosofía y Letras)
Bus number 11, which you can take at the Alameda Principal *, covers the distance between Alameda Principal-Campus de Teatinos and it takes 15 to 20 minutes, depending on the traffic. The frequency of bus departures is 10 minutes approximately.
* If you do not know where to find the bus stop, you can check the map that specifies its location at the Alameda Principal.
For more information, visit this link:
We recommend taking a taxi as mean of transport just in case you are in a hurry, or if the bus number 11 experiments any trouble in its usual route. You can find several taxi stops in the city centre, the main one being at the Alameda Principal/Norte, right next to Calle Larios. In a normal situation, we recommend you to take the bus for a matter of time and price.
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Malaga Airport is located approximately 15 km east from the centre of Malaga. The airport is an international airport and the third most visited in Spain. Domestically the airport connects Malaga to Madrid and Barcelona. For other destinations within Spain it is often necessary to change in Madrid.
Malaga Airport information: (+ 34) 952 048 842
Airport website: http://www.aena.es
From the airport to the centre of Malaga you have different transfer options:
By taxi: The local taxi service is monitored by the authorities and is a popular means of transport even for the locals. You avoid parking problems by taking a taxi, but remember that during rush hour the traffic gets a little slow and there may even be a shortage of taxis. A taxi can take you from the airport to the centre of Malaga in around 20 minutes for approximately 20-30 Euros.
For more information: http://www.taxismalaga.info.
By train: It takes approximately 30 minutes to get to the centre of Malaga by train which leaves every half hour between 7.00 am and 12.00 pm and costs about 3 Euros. The train station Maria Zambrano is located on Explanada de la Estacion in Malaga city centre. From the central train station the national trains connect Malaga to the rest of the Andalusian capitals as well as Madrid and a few other destinations. The local trains connect Malaga with Fuengirola, Torremolinos, Benalmadena and Malaga Airport.
For more information call (+ 34) 952 360 202 and for reservations call (+ 34) 902 240 202.
For more information: http://www.andalucia.com/travel/trains/home.htm
By bus: You can take the airport bus (number 19) to Malaga. The bus leaves the airport approximately every 30 minutes until 11.00 pm. A ten-trip book of tickets for the bus (bonobus) costs about 4,50 Euros and can be purchased at the tobacco shops (estancos). The central bus station is located on Paseo de los Tilos in the centre of Malaga. From the central bus station in Malaga it is possible to find connections to all the provinces of Spain as well as to some international destinations. Taking a bus in Spain is normally the cheapest alternative when you wish to travel within the country. It is the only public transport into the smaller surrounding villages.
You will find bus itineraries at www.emtsam.es (English and Spanish).
For more information call (+ 34) 952 350 061.
By car: This is generally an easy way to get around, although you may encounter delays at rush hour (early morning from 7 am to 10 am approximately and around 8 pm). It is recommended to leave the car in a supervised car park. Car rental is fairly cheap in Spain, particularly due to the intense competition between the many companies. There are both international and national car rental companies, but generally Spanish companies offer cheaper rates.
You can find more information about the city at: http://www.malagaturismo.com
Touristic Information About Málaga
Málaga, placed at the very South of Spain, stretches over 100 miles along the Mediterranean coastline. With a population of more than 500.000 people, it is famous world-wide for having more than 300 sunny days per year.
Museums in the city:
- Picasso Museum
- Thyssen Museum
- Málaga Contemporary Art Centre
- Cathedral and Cathedral Museum
- Wine Museum
- Glass Museum
Restaurants and Pubs in the city centre:
- El Pimpi: Spanish tapas and a wide selection of wines
- Katogui Agora: excellent Greek food next to the Roman ruins
- La Reina Zíngara: international food and tapas
- Vino mío: Signature cooking and flamenco
- El Clandestino: international and signature cuisine
- El Candamil: Galician food near Hotel Barceló
- O'Donnell's Pub
- Cheers Pub
- Ronda (63 mi. from Málaga): http://www.turismoderonda.es/indexeng.htm
- Nerja (30 mi. from Málaga): http://www.nerja.es/turismo_ing/index.php
- Mijas (18 mi. from Málaga): http://www.mijas.es/mijas/internet/
- Train information: www.renfe.com
- Bus information: www.alsa.es
- Taxis: (+34) 9126.96.36.199
- Málaga maps: http://www.callejeando.com/Pueblos/pueblo29_1.htm
What's the weather like in Málaga now?
You can check Málaga's weather forecast here.
SEMINAR: 9 -11 OCTOBER 2013
Early bird registration fee is extended until 29th September
If you have any question regarding the Conference, please send an email to: transactionsineuropeancontext [at] gmail [dot] com