As one of the members of the Basque Studies
Consortium, the Basque Studies program at the University of
California, Santa Barbara offers an ongoing series of classes and conferences.
Viola G. Miglio,
Associate Professor of Linguistics
Barandiarán Chair of Basque Studies
Dept. of Spanish and Portuguese
A Look Back: Conference on Basque Whalers in Iceland
in the 17th Century (Jan. 28, 2011):
Professor Viola Miglio (UCSB) presenting on "The Massacre of
Professor Michael Barkham (University of Cambridge)
presenting via video conference on "The Decline of Basque
Whaling in Terra Nova and their First Voyages to Brazil,
Spitsbergen, Iceland and Norway."
Irujo (Center for Basque Studies, UNR) addressing questions
during his presenation on the "Legal Status of the Fisheries
and Cofradias in the Basque Coastal States."