Alexander Fiske-Harrison will be talking on bullfighting at the University of Seville on April 19th

Fiske-Harrison training on the Saltillo bull ranch, 'Miravalles', in 2010 (Photo: Marie Kristin Köberlein)

Sports Book Of The Year shortlisted author Alexander Fiske-Harrison will be talking in Spanish on what he learned from his two years in the land of the bulls. The provisional title is: “Britain and the Sand: Bullfighting seen from far away and far too close.’ Copies of the book Into The Arena: The World Of The Spanish Bullfight will be on sale afterwards (the talk begins at midday).

The next day,one of the stars of the book, Juan José Padilla will return to the Seville plaza de toros ‘La Maestranza’ for the first time since his injury in which he lost his left eye.

Invited guests will include Padilla, alongside the aficionado practicó Adolfo Suárez Illana, the former matador Eduardo Dávila Miura, the breeders of the Miura bulls Eduardo and Antonio Miura, and the breeders of the Saltillo bulls Félix and Enrique Moreno de la Cova.

Juan José Padilla fighting in the Seville bullring, 'La Maestranza', in 2009 (Photo: Alexander Fiske-Harrison)

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About fiskeharrison

English author and journalist, broadcaster and conservationist. Author of Into The Arena: The World Of The Spanish Bullfight, shortlisted for Sports Book Of The Year 2011. Editor & Co-Author of Fiesta: How To Survive The Bulls Of Pamplona. Author of 'The Unbroken', finalist for Le Prix Hemingway 2016
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One Response to Alexander Fiske-Harrison will be talking on bullfighting at the University of Seville on April 19th

  1. Pamela Wilkins says:

    I will definitely be there if you send me the time and place. I plan to be in Sevilla desde 15 Abril until 27th… So what are your plans? Let’s make some-Dinner, trip to the ranch, etc.

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