Events

Events


Seminars and events programme for Lent term 2019

Cañada Blanch events are free and open to the public. Specific events requiring registration will be clearly marked. To receive up-to-date information about our events, subscribe to our mailing list at cbcentre@lse.ac.uk.

Thursday 31 January 2019

European Institute - Catalan Observatory
What Now? The Political and Judicial Future of the Catalan Independentist Movement
Speakers: Prof. Clara Ponsatí (former Minister of Education of Catalonia), Alfred Bosch (Catalan Minister of Foreign Action and Institutional Relations), Aamer Anwar (criminal defence lawyer and Rector of the University of Glasgow) and Prof. José Ignacio Torreblanca (Head of Madrid office of the European Council on Foreign Relations)
Chair: Prof. Paul Preston
Time: 18.30 h.
Place: LSE campus, TBC to ticket holders
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Thursday 21 February 2019

Cañada Blanch Seminar
British Espionage and Propaganda in WW2 Spain: the role of Tom Burns
Speaker: James Burns (journalist, author)
Chair: Prof. Paul Preston (LSE)
Start time: 18 h.
Place: LSE, Portugal Street, Cowdray House, 1st floor, Seminar Room 1.11
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Saturday 23 March 2019

International Brigade Memorial Trust
Annual Len Crome Memorial Conference: football and the Spanish Civil War
Speakers: Sid Lowe (Author) and Daniel Gray (Author)
Chair: Prof. Paul Preston
Time: 11 - 16.30 h.
Place: Kellogg College, 60-62 Banbury Road, Oxford OX2 6PN
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Thursday 6 December 2018

Cañada Blanch Seminar
The Spanish Novel and Contemporary Spanish History:
A debate with Eduardo Mendoza (Novelist), Lorenzo Silva (Novelist), Helen Graham (Royal Holloway) and Paul Preston
Time: 18 h.
Place: LSE, Lincoln's Inn Fields, New Academic Building, Thai Theatre LG.03
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Eduardo Mendoza, Paul Preston, Helen Graham and Lorenzo Silva during the debate.

Thursday 15 November 2018

Cañada Blanch Seminar
Spaniards in the NKVD and the Murder of Trotsky: A Reassessment
Speaker: Dr. Boris Volodarsky (CBC)
Chair: Prof. Paul Preston
Time: 18 h.
Place: LSE, Portugal Street, Cowdray House, 1st floor, Seminar Room 1.11
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Thursday 8 November 2018

Cañada Blanch Research Students' Discussion Group
Time: 17 h.
Place: LSE, Portugal Street, Cowdray House, 1st floor, Seminar Room 1.11


Tuesday 30 October 2018

Cambridge Film Festival
Screening of the film El silencio de los otros (The Silence of the Others)
Dir. A. Carracedo & R. Bahar, Spain & USA, 96 mins. In Spanish with English subtitles.
Followed by a debate with Dr. Bryan Cameron (University of Cambridge) and Prof. Paul Preston
Time: 20 h.
Place: Cambridge Arts Pictureshouse, 38-39 St. Andrew's Street, Cambridge CB2 3AR
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Thursday 18 October 2018

Cañada Blanch Seminar
A Death in Zamora: The murder of Amparo Barayón and the Francoist treatment of women
Speakers: Mercedes Kemp (Falmouth University) and Helen Graham (Royal Holloway)
Chair: Prof. Paul Preston
Time: 18 h.
Place: LSE, Portugal Street, Cowdray House, 1st floor, Seminar Room 1.11
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Mercedes Kemp and Professor Helen Graham during the seminar.

Thursday 11 October 2018

Instituto Cervantes-London
Arturo Barea: The Forging of a Rebel
Speakers: Nigel Townson, Uli Rushby-Smith and Paul Preston
Time: 19 h.
Place: Instituto Cervantes, 15-19 Devereux Court, London WC2R 3JJ In collaboration with the Cañada Blanch Centre
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Tuesday 25 September 2018

Gobierno de Canarias
España: pasado, presente y futuro
Speaker: Prof. Paul Preston
Chair: Fernando Clavijo (Presidente del Gobierno de Canarias)
Time: 17.30 h.
Place: Presidencia del Gobierno de Canarias, Avda. José Manuel Guimerá 1, 38071 Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Spain
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Saturday 22 September 2018

Hay Festival Segovia
Paul Preston in conversation with Giles Tremlett: Whither Spain? Lessons from History
Time: 12.15 h.
Place: Aula Magna, IE University, Campus de Santa Cruz la Real, Segovia, Spain
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Professor Paul Preston during the event at Hay Festival Segovia.