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Cañada Blanch Centre for Contemporary Spanish Studies: Seminars

Summer Term Events

Tuesday 28 April 2009, 4:15pm, J116, Cowdray House, LSE
Cañada Blanch Centre for Contemporary Spanish Studies 'Migration, Welfare State and the Economy'
Matilde Mas (University of Valencia & IVIE)
'Migration and Economic Performance: Spain vs. UK. The Special Case of Valencia and the Mediterranean Arc'
Joan Costa-i-Font (European Institute, LSE)
'Welfare State in the Mediterranean Arc: Immigration, Expenditure and Reforms'

Wednesday 6 May 2009, 6:00pm, J116, Cowdray House, LSE
Cañada Blanch Centre for Contemporary Spanish Studies Seminars
Ramó Villares (Presidente del Consello da Cultura Galega)
'Galicia, 1931 - 1936: del 'alba de Gloria' a la 'noite de pedra'

Thursday 14 May 2009, 6:30pm, Wolfson Theatre, New Academic Building, LSE
Cañada Blanch Centre for Contemporary Spanish Studies Seminars in collaboration with the Fundació Rafael Campalans
Ernest Maragall (Minister of Education of the Government of Catalonia)
'Decentralising Education in Spain and Catalonia: Opportunities and Challenges'

Wednesday 27 May 2009, 6:30pm, Wolfson Theatre, New Academic Building
Cañada Blanch Centre for Contemporary Spanish Studies Seminars in collaboration with the Fundació Rafael Campalans
José Montilla (President of the Government of Catalonia)
'L'esperit de Catalunya avui'

Lent Term Events

Thursday 15 January 2009, NAB104, New Academic Building, LSE
Cañada Blanch Centre for Contemporary Spanish Studies Seminars
Antoni Castells (Minister of Economy and Finance, Government of Catalonia)
'A Leading Role for Catalonia in a Forward-Looking Europe'

Wednesday 21 January 2009, J116, Cowdray House, LSE
Cañada Blanch Centre for Contemporary Spanish Studies Seminars
Óscar Martín (Universidad de Castilla - La Mancha / LSE)
'Conquistar la calle. Interpretaciones y legitimaciones de la protesta durante el franquismo final, 1974-1977'

Wednesday 28 January 2009, Strand Building, King's College London
Cañada Blanch Centre for Contemporary Spanish Studies Seminars
Francisco Romero (University of Bristol)
'Foundations of the Civil War: The Fading Charm of Spanish Liberalism,
1898-1923'

Wednesday 4 February 2009, J116, Cowdray House, LSE
Cañada Blanch Centre for Contemporary Spanish Studies Seminars
Joan Maria Thomàs (Universitat Rovira i Virgili, Tarragona)
'Roosevelt and Franco 1936-1942'

Thursday 5 February 2009, NAB104, New Academic Building, LSE
Cañada Blanch Centre for Contemporary Spanish Studies Seminars
Jordi Hereu (Mayor of Barcelona)
'Barcelona, a Model for Urban Social Cohesion'


Wednesday 11 February 2009, J116, Cowdray House, LSE
Cañada Blanch Centre for Contemporary Spanish Studies Seminars
Magdalena Garrido (Universidad de Murcia)
'Spanish Fellow Travellers': las relaciones hispanosovieticas en la Europa de entreguerras'

Wednesday 18 February 2009, J116, Cowdray House, LSE
Cañada Blanch Centre for Contemporary Spanish Studies Seminars
Lewis Mates (University of Newcastle)
'The Spanish Civil War and the British Left: Political Activism and the Popular Front?'

Wednesday 25 February 2009, J116, Cowdray House, LSE
Cañada Blanch Centre for Contemporary Spanish Studies Seminars
Luis Castro (historiador, IES "Tierra de Ciudad Rodrigo")
'La represion sobre la mujer. Una violencia duplicada'

Wednesday 4 March 2009, J116, Cowdray House, LSE
Cañada Blanch Centre for Contemporary Spanish Studies Seminars
Carlos Navajas Zubeldia (Universidad de Logrono)
'Leales y rebeldes. La tragedia de los militares republicanos'

 

 

Wednesday 11 March 2009, J116, Cowdray House, LSE
Cañada Blanch Centre for Contemporary Spanish Studies Seminars
Encarna Barranqueiro and Lucia Prieto (Universidad de Malaga)
'Poblacion civil y retaguardia en la guerra civil 1936-1939' 

Michaelmas Term Events

Thursday 2 October 2008, Canning House, 2 Belgrave Square SW1X 8PJ
Cañada Blanch Centre for Contemporary Spanish Studies Seminars
Professor Paul Preston (LSE)
"'We Saw Spain Die': Launch of book with the same title"

Wednesday 15 October 2008, J116, Cowdray House, LSE
Cañada Blanch Centre for Contemporary Spanish Studies Seminars
Professor Montserrat Guibernau (Queen Mary, University of London)

'Does devolution foster separatism? The case of Catalonia'

Monday 20 October, 2008, Daunt Bookshop, 83 Marylebone High Street, W1
Cañada Blanch Centre for Contemporary Spanish Studies Seminars

Professor Paul Preston (LSE)

'Debate about foreign correspondents in the Spanish Civil War'

Wednesday 5 November 2008, J116, Cowdray House, LSE
Cañada Blanch Centre for Contemporary Spanish Studies Seminars
Matthew Tree (Anglo-Catalan Writer)

'Life on the Receiving End: A Subjective Look at Anti-Catalan Prejudice in Spain Today'

Wednesday 12 November 2008, J116, Cowdray House, LSE
Cañada Blanch Centre for Contemporary Spanish Studies Seminars
Dr. Manuel Ortiz Heras (Universidad de Castilla-La Mancha)

'Constante y diversa: La violencia política durante la dictadura franquista'

Wednesday 19 November 2008, King's College London, Strand Campus
Cañada Blanch Centre for Contemporary Spanish Studies Seminars
Dr. Mike Thompson (University of Durham)

'Theatre Censorship in Franco's Spain' Wednesday 26 November 2008, J116, Cowdray House, LSE
Cañada Blanch Centre for Contemporary Spanish Studies Seminars
Dr. Andy Durgan (Fundaci
ó Andreu Nin)
'Catalan Labour Wars, 1931-1937P: The Making of the 1937 May Days'

Wednesday 3 December 2008, J116, Cowdray House, LSE
Cañada Blanch Centre for Contemporary Spanish Studies Seminars
William Chislett (Real Instituto Elcano)
'Image and Reality: Economics and Politics in Contemporary Spain'

Wednesday 10 December 2008, J116, Cowdray House, LSE
Cañada Blanch Centre for Contemporary Spanish Studies Seminars
Dr. Aurora Morcillo (Florida International University)
'The Orient Within: Women's Self-Empowering Acts under Francoism'

 

 

 

 

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