Events

Events


Summer term seminars and events 2018

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.

Tuesday 8 May 2018

LSE European Institute
The Catalan Crisis: populism and secessionism
Speaker: Dr. Pedro Sánchez (Secretary General of PSOE, leader of the opposition in Spain, and Vice President of Socialist International)
Chair: Prof. Paul Preston
Time: 18:30 h.
Place: TBC to ticketholders
In collaboration with the Dahrendorf Forum (LSE Ideas) and the Cañada Blanch Centre
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Thursday 31 May 2018

Cañada Blanch Seminar
The Strange Death of Gerda Taro TBC
Speaker: Richard Baxell (International Brigades Memorial Trust) and Jane Rogoyska (Writer and Filmmaker)
Chair: Prof. Paul Preston
Time: 18 h.
Place: LSE, Portugal Street, Cowdray House, 1st floor, Seminar Room 1.11

 




PAST EVENTS


Thursday 22 February 2018

LSE Hispanic Society Debate
What Next for Spain and Catalonia?
Session 4: Is There a Right to Self-Determination in the International Context?
Speakers: Manuel Arias Maldonado, Sebastian Balfour, Montserrat Guibernau and Fernando Vallespín
Moderator: Julio Crespo MacLennan
Time: 19:30 h.
Place: LSE, 99 Aldwych, Clement House, Room 6.02
In collaboration with Catalan Observatory-LSE
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Thursday 15 February 2018

Cañada Blanch Seminar
What Brexit means for Spain
Speaker: Joaquín Almunia (Chairman of the Centre for European Policy Studies and former Vice President of the European Commission)
Chair: Prof. Paul Preston
Time: 18 h.
Place: LSE, Portugal Street, Cowdray House, 1st floor, Seminar Room 1.11
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Wednesday 14 February 2018

LSE Hispanic Society Debate
What Next for Spain and Catalonia?
Session 3: The Economic Dimension of the Catalan Crisis
Speakers: Antonio Cabrales, Ángel de la Fuente, Jordi Galí, Ramon Marimon and Andreu Mas-Colell
Moderator: Jenifer Ruiz-Valenzuela
Time: 18:30 h.
Place: LSE, Clement’s Inn, Tower 1, Room G.01
In collaboration with Catalan Observatory-LSE
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Thursday 8 February 2018

LSE Hispanic Society Debate
What Next for Spain and Catalonia?
Session 2: Spain and Catalonia. Is There a Way Out of the Impasse?
Speakers: Jonathan Hopkin, Sandra León and Toni Rodon Moderator: Antonio Barroso
Time: 19:30 h.
Place: LSE, 99 Aldwych, Clement House, Room 6.02
In collaboration with Catalan Observatory-LSE
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Wednesday 7 February 2018

Cañada Blanch Seminar
The Triumph of Arturo Barea
Speakers: Michael Eaude (Journalist and Author) and Prof. Paul Preston
Time: 19 h.
Place: Instituto Cervantes London, 15-19 Devereux Court, London WC2R 3JJ
In collaboration with Instituto Cervantes-London
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Tuesday 6 February 2018

Spanish in Motion-LSE
Screening of the documentary film En tierra extraña (In a Foreign Land)
Dir. Icíar Bollaín. Spain, 2014, 72 mins. In Spanish with English subtitles.
Time: 18:30 h.
Place: LSE, 54 Lincoln’s Inn Fields, New Academic Building, The Wolfson Theatre
A collaboration of Language Centre-LSE, Cañada Blach Centre-LSE, Instituto Cervantes-London, and University of Roehampton
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Thursday 1 February 2018

LSE Hispanic Society Debate
What Next for Spain and Catalonia?
Session 1: The Historical Roots of the Present Catalan Crisis
Speakers: John Elliott, Felipe Fernández-Armesto and Paul Preston
Moderator: Conxa Rodríguez Vives
Time: 19:30 h. Place: LSE, 99 Aldwych, Clement House, Room 6.02
In collaboration with Cañada Blanch Centre and Catalan Observatory-LSE
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Thursday 30 November 2017

Cañada Blanch Seminar
Religious Violence in the Spanish Civil War: Icononclasm and Crusade
Speaker: Prof. Mary Vincent (University of Sheffield)
Chair: Prof. Sebastian Balfour
Time: 18 h. Place: LSE, Portugal Street, Cowdray House, 1st floor, Seminar Room 1.11


Thursday 9 November 2017

Catalan Observatory Seminar
An Urge for Dictatorship: The Fragile Liberalism of the Catalan Urban Elite, 1850-1923
Speaker: Dr. Angel Smith (University of Leeds)
Chair: Prof. Sebastian Balfour
Time: 18 h. Place: LSE, Portugal Street, Cowdray House, 1st floor, Seminar Room 1.11


Thursday 26 October 2017

Cañada Blanch Seminar
Brexit and other challenges for Spain
Speaker: William Chislett (Real Instituto Elcano)
Chair: Prof. Sebastian Balfour
Time: 18 h.
Place: LSE, Portugal Street, Cowdray House, 1st floor, Seminar Room 1.11


Thursday 12 October 2017

Cañada Blanch Seminar
Cinema serving the nation: Spanish featured films 1939-1975
Speaker: Dr. Gabriela Viadero (LSE Postdoctoral Researcher)
Chair: Prof. Paul Preston
Time: 18 h. Place: LSE, Portugal Street, Cowdray House, 1st floor, Seminar Room 1.11


Tuesday 3 October 2017

Cañada Blanch Event
Screening of the film La maleta mexicana (The Mexican Suitcase)
Dir. Trisha Ziff. Mexico, Spain, France & USA, 2011, 86 mins.
In Spanish with English subtitles.
Followed by a Q&A with Prof. Paul Preston and film director Trisha Ziff
Time: 18:30 h.
Place: King's College London, Strand Building, Room S-3.20, London WC2R 2LS
In collaboration with Centro de Estudios Mexicanos UNAM, Instituto Cervantes and King's College London


Saturday 23 September 2017

Hay Festival
Prof. Paul Preston in conversation with Miguel Aguilar. The Future of History
Time: 11 h.
Place: Palacio Quintanar, C/ San Agustín s/n, 40001 Segovia, Spain


14-16 September 2017

University of Nottingham
Conference The Archeology of the Spanish Civil War: Searching for Federico García Lorca and Shaping the Memory Debate in Spain
Including plenary lecture by Prof. Paul Preston on Thursday 14th
Time: 18:30 h.
Place: University of Nottingham, Trent Building, Room C7

ViaderoRoom12Oct17
Cinema serving the nation: Spanish featured films 1939-1975, Cañada Blanch Centre academic seminar with Dr. Gabriela Viadero and Prof. Paul Preston, 12 October 2017.