Events

Events


Seminars and events programme for academic year 2019-2020

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.

***In the light of current concerns regarding coronavirus and given that the well-being of staff and guests is paramount, we have been advised to cancel upcoming events. We sincerely apologise for the inconvenience.***

Thursday 12 March 2020 - CANCELLED

Cañada Blanch Book Launch
A People Betrayed. A History of Corruption, Political Incompetence and Social Division in Modern Spain 1874-2018
Prof. Paul Preston in conversation with Prof. Helen Graham (Royal Holloway)
Time: 18 h.
Place: LSE, Houghton Street, Old Building, 5th floor, Staff Common Room
Registration


Wednesday 25 March 2020 - CANCELLED

The All-Party Parliamentary Group on Catalonia
Professor Paul Preston in conversation with Chris Bambery
Time: 13:30 h.
Place: House of Commons, Room A, 1 Parliament Street, Westminster, London SW1A 2NE
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Thursday 26 March 2020 - CANCELLED

Instituto Cervantes Londres
Un pueblo traicionado. España de 1876 a nuestros días: Corrupción, incompetencia política y división social
Prof. Paul Preston in conversation with Ignacio Peyró (Director)
Time: TBC
Place: 15-19 Devereux Court, London WC2R 3JJ


Friday 1 May 2020 - CANCELLED

Cañada Blanch Conference
The Natalia Benjamin Conference on Basque Child Refugees
Speakers: Dr. Peter Anderson (University of Leeds), Dr. Stephanie Wright (University of London), Dr. Edward Packard (University of Suffolk) and Joshua Burns (University of Southampton)
Chair: Prof. Paul Preston
Time: 13:30-16:30 h.
Place: LSE, Houghton Street, Centre Building, 1st floor, CBG 1.06
In collaboration with the Association for the Basque Children of the UK
Registration


Thursday 11 June 2020 - CANCELLED

Institute of Modern Languages Research
British Women in the Spanish Civil War
Speakers: Dr. Jonathan P.A. Sell (Universidad de Alcalá, Guadalajara, Spain), Dr. Linda Palfreeman (Universidad CEU Cardenal Herrera, Elche, Spain) and Dr. Alison McClean (University of West England)
Chair: Prof. Paul Preston
Time: 17-19 h.
Place: Senate House, Ground floor, Malet Street, Bloomsbury Room G35
In collaboration with the Cañada Blanch Centre
Registration

 



Past events



Thursday 24 October 2019

Cañada Blanch Seminar
Critical Support and the Odd U-Turn: National and International Press Coverage of the Spanish Transition 1975-1978
Speakers: Prof. Jaume Guillamet and Dr. Christopher D. Tulloch (Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona, Spain)
Chair: Prof. Sebastian Balfour
Start time: 18 h.
Place: LSE, Houghton Street, Old Building, 5th floor, Graham Wallas Room
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Thursday 14 November 2019

Cañada Blanch Seminar
Unanswered Questions About the Spanish Civil War. How Archaeology Can Provide the Answers
Speaker: Dr. Amalia Pérez-Juez (Boston University, USA)
Chair: Prof. Paul Preston
Start time: 18 h.
Place: LSE, Houghton Street, Old Building, 5th floor, Graham Wallas Room
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Following her presentation, Dr. Amalia Pérez-Juez answered questions from the public.

Thursday 28 November 2019

Cañada Blanch Seminar
Anti-System Politics and Austerity in Spain
Speaker: Dr. Jonathan Hopkin (LSE)
Chair: Prof. Paul Preston
Start time: 18 h.
Place: LSE, Houghton Street, Old Building, 5th floor, Graham Wallas Room
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Thursday 13 February 2020

Cañada Blanch Seminar
A New Historiography of Stalin and the Spanish Civil War: 2000-2020
Speaker: Dr. Daniel Kowalsky (Queen's University Belfast)
Chair: Prof. Paul Preston
Time: 18 h.
Place: LSE, Houghton Street, Old Building, 5th floor, Graham Wallas Room
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Thursday 27 February 2020

Cañada Blanch Seminar
Political Tragedy and Social Comedy. Lenin in Barcelona
Speaker: Dr. Francisco Romero Salvadó (University of Bristol)
Chair: Prof. Paul Preston
Time: 18 h.
Place: LSE, Houghton Street, Old Building, 5th floor, Graham Wallas Room
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Friday 28 February 2020

Instituto Cervantes Londres
Legado. Un Homenaje a Sir Paul Preston
Speakers: Prof. Paul Preston (LSE) in conversation with Luis García Montero (Instituto Cervantes General Director)
Time: 18 h.
Place: Instituto Cervantes, 15-19 Devereux Court, London WC2R 3JJ
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Professor Paul Preston in conversation with Luis García Montero during the event.

Tuesday 3 March 2020

Exposició Gandia, últim port de la República & V jornades de memòria democràtica
El final de la Guerra Civil Espanyola
Speaker: Prof. Paul Preston (LSE)
Time: 19 h.
Place: Universitat Politècnica de València, Campus de Gandia, Aula Magna, Carrer del Paranimf 1, 46730 Gandia (València)