Adam Feinstein’s talks and public appearances


Adam Feinstein has given numerous presentations on Neruda around the world, including:

  •  ‘Is there anything sillier in life than trying to translate Pablo Neruda?’ at the XIV Forum for Iberian Studies – The Limits of Literary Translation, Oxford University (2010)
  • ‘Neruda and Picasso – A Meeting of Minds’ at Birkbeck College, University of London (2013)
  •  ‘Pablo Neruda’s love affair with Valparaíso’ at the Conference on the ‘Otherness’ of Port Cities, University of Liverpool (2013)
  •  ‘Pablo Neruda’s relevance today’ at which the leading Chilean poet, Raúl Zurita, recited from Neruda’s Canto General and Feinstein read his own new translations from this book, at the Instituto Cervantes, London (2013)
  • ‘Pablo Neruda: Poet of Words and Actions’, Cambridge University (2013)
  • ‘Neruda and Borges’ at the Anglo-Argentine Society, London (2014)
  • ‘Pablo Neruda and Italy:  A Life-Long Love Affair’ at the Italian Cultural Institute, London (2014)
  • ‘Borges and Neruda’ at the University of Buenos Aires (2014)
  • ‘Neruda and Borges’ at the Anglo-Argentine Society, London (2014)

Feinstein also organises regular Neruda readings. His many such poetry events have included taking part in an evening on London’s South Bank jointly with the actress Juliet Stevenson in 2004, producing an evening at King’s Place in London (which he also hosted) in 2013, where the actress Julie Christie read Neruda’s verse, and hosting evenings of Neruda’s poetry with the actor Timothy West at the Wimbledon Book Festival in 2014 and with David Soul (‘Hutch’ from Starsky and Hutch) at the St James Theatre in London in 2015.



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