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Summer Term Events 2012

Thursday 7 June 2012, 11-8pm, LSE, Portugal Street, Cowdray House, 1st floor, Cañada Blanch Room COW1.11
II Conference Historical Memory: ¿Memorias históricas?
Programa:
11pm
Introducción: Paul Preston (London School of Economics)
11.15 -1pm
Mesa redonda I: La reconstrucción de la represión en la zona rebelde
Invitados: Peter Anderson (Universidad de Bath), Francisco Espinosa (Universidad de Sevilla), Joan Villarroya (Universidad de Barcelona)
3 - 5pm
Mesa redonda II: La reconstrucción de la represión en la zona republicana
Invitados: Paul Preston, Javier Cervera (Universidad Francisco de Vitoria, Madrid), José Luis Ledesma (Universidad de Zaragoza)
5.30 - 6.30
Documental Maricarmen España The End of Silence by Martin Jönsson, 2008, 59 min.

Saturday 2 June 2012, time and place: tba
Hay Festival Wales
Paul Preston, launch of the Holocaust

Thursday 31 May 2012, 6pm, LSE, Portugal Street, Cowdray House, 1st floor, Cañada Blanch Room COW1.11
José Manuel Romero (abogado de la Casa del Rey de España)
Título por confirmar

Tuesday 15 May 2012, 2.30-5.30pm, LSE, New Academic Building, Alumni Room, NAB.LG.09, Lincoln’s Inn Fields, London WC2A 3LJ
Catalan Observatory – LSE
Conference Olympics and the City: Barcelona 1992 - London 2012
Programme tba

Friday 11 May 2012, 6.30pm, Instituto Cervantes, 102 Eaton Square, London SW1W 9AN
Sin Fin Cinema: Going Back to Reality. Portraying Pablo Picasso on the canvas in motion
Documentary: The Spanish Earth
Dir.: Joris Ivens. Cast: Manuel Azaña, José Díaz y Dolores Ibárruri. USA, 1937, 52 min. Preceded by the short film: Guernica
Dir.: Alexis Peña, Adrián Sevillano, Miguel Ángel Fernández y Pablo Piñeiro. Spain, 2009, 1.47 min.
Panel discussion: Paul Preston and Peter Anderson
Free and open to the public

Wednesday 9 May 2012, 5.30pm,University of Nottingham, Clive Grainger A48  University of Nottingham, New Perspectives on the Spanish Second Republic Public lecture: The Spanish Holocaust. Inquisition and Extermination in Twentieth Century Spain by Paul Preston

Wednesday 2 May 2012, 10.30am-1.30pm, LSE, Portugal Street, Cowdray House, 1st floor, Cañada Blanch Room COW1.11
Catalan Observatory,LSE
Workshop The Crisis and Local Government: From Austerity to Internationalisation
Welcome address: Roser Clavell (Patronat Catalunya Món, General Secretary) and Prof. Paul Preston (LSE, Catalan Observatory, Chairman)
Speakers: Prof. Carles Ramió (Universitat Pompeu Fabra; former Director of the Public Administration School of Catalonia; tbc); Juan Carlos Belloso (City Council of Barcelona), and Joaquim Llimona (Director of International Relations and Cooperation, City Council of Barcelona).
Chairs:Prof. H. Overman (LSE, Director of Spatial Economics Research Centre, LSE) and Dr. Simona Iammarino (LSE, Economic Geography and Regional Science)

Saturday 28 April 2012, 10am, People’s History Museum, Left Bank, Spinningfields, Manchester M3 3ER
University of Manchester, Guernica 75: Memories of the International Brigades and the Spanish Civil War
Speakers: Helen Graham (Royal Holloway), Paul Preston (LSE) and Richard Baxell (International Brigades)

Lent Term Events 2012

Tuesday 14 February 2012, 6.30pm, LSE, Clement House, 5th floor, CLM5.02, Houghton Street
LSE Spanish in Motion
Screening of the film followed by a Q&A session with John Carlin (journalist and author) Maradona LSE Spanish in Motionof the film followed by a Q&A session with John Carlin (journalist and author)

Thursday 16 February 2012, 6pm,  LSE, Cowdray House, 1st floor, Cañada Blanch Room COW1.11, Portugal Street
Sponsored by the Catalan Observatory and the Cañada Blanch Centre
Catalan Observatory – LSE
Launch of the books: Ashes and Granite. Destruction and Reconstruction in the Spanish Civil War and its Aftermath by Olivia Muñoz-Rojas (University of Westminster)
Reconstructing Spain. Cultural Heritage and Memory after Civil War by Dacia Viejo Rose (University of Cambridge)
Chair: Paul Preston
Published by Sussex Academic Press/Cañada Blanch Centre, 2011

Wednesday 22 February 2012
Catalan Observatory - LSE
Conference Barcelona Project: Leading the Way out of Crisis?
Programme:
3-4pm Workshop The return of the City-State: the future of democracy?
Speaker: Antoni Vives (Barcelona's Deputy Mayor for Urban Habitat)
Chair: Ian Gordon (Director of Spatial Economics Research Centre; Human Geography, LSE)
Place: LSE, Cowdray House, Portugal Street, 1st floor, Cañada Blanch Room COW1.11
4.30-5.30pm Workshop Urbanism is dead, long live the City Protocol
Speaker: Vicente Guallart (Barcelona's Chief Architect)
Chair: Ricky Burdett (Global Distinguished Professor, New York University; Director of LSE Cities and Urban Age)
Place: LSE, Portugal Street, Cowdray House, 1st floor, Cañada Blanch Room COW1.11
6-7.30pm Public lecture Leading the way out of the crisis? The Barcelona solution?
Speakers: Antoni Vives (Barcelona's Deputy Mayor for Urban Habitat) and Vicente Guallart (Barcelona's Chief Architect)
Chair: Paul Preston (Chairman of the Catalan Observatory, LSE)
Place: LSE, New Academic Building, Wolfson Theatre LG.01, Lincoln's Inn Fields

Saturday 3 March 2012, 2.30-4pm, Imperial War Museum, Lambeth Rd., London SE1 6HZ
Annual Len Crome Memorial Lecture - International Brigade Memorial Trust
Peter N. Carroll (author and editor)
Chair: Paul Preston
"The Spanish Civil War in the 21st Century: From Guernica to Human Rights"

Monday 5 March 2012, 6.30pm, Spanish Embassy, Luis Vives Hall, 24, Belgrave Square, London SW1X 8QA
Book presentation:
The Spanish Holocaust. Inquisition and Extermination in Twentieth-Century Spain (HarperPress, 2012) by Paul Preston
By invitation only

Wednesday 7 March 2012, 6.15-7.15pm, St Michael's Without, Broad Street, Bath BA1 5LJ
The Independent Bath Literature Festival 2012
Paul Preston
"The Spanish Holocaust. Inquisition and Extermination in Twentieth-Century Spain"  

Thursday 15 March 2012, 6pm, LSE, Cowdray House, Portugal Street, 1st floor, Cañada Blanch Room COW1.11
Marta del Moral (Universidad Complutense/Cañada Blanch Centre)
"Protestas transgresoras, acciones revolucionarias: acción colectiva femenina en Madrid (1909-1931)"

Saturday 17 March 2012, 5pm, Mitchell Library, 6 Granville Street, Glasgow G3 7DN
Glasgow's Book Festival 2012

Chair: Willy Maley
Paul Preston
"The Spanish Holocaust. Inquisition and Extermination in Twentieth-Century Spain"

Wednesday 21 March 2012, 7pm, Waterstone's Hampstead, 68-69 Hampstead High St., London NW3 1QP
Book presentation:
The Spanish Holocaust. Inquisition and Extermination in Twentieth-Century Spain (HarperPress, 2012) by Paul Preston

Thursday 22 March 2012, 6pm, LSE, Cowdray House, Portugal Street, 1st floor, Cañada Blanch Room COW1.11
Rafael Aznar
(Chairman, Port Authority of Valencia - Spain)
"Port Governance. The New Strategic Priorities. The Case of the Port of Valencia"

Friday 30 March 2012, 2pm, Christ Church, Festival Room 1
Oxford Literary Festival
Homage to Catalonia
Speakers: Helen Graham, Paul Preston and Francisco Romero Salvado
Chair: Jean Seaton (Director of the Orwell Prize)

Michelmas Term Events 2011

Friday 23 September - Thursday 6 October 2011
7th London Spanish Film Festival
Ciné Lumière, 17 Queensberry Place, London SW7 2DT
www.londonspanishfilmfestival.com|
Sponsored by the Cañada Blanch Centre

Thursday 10 Novembre 2011, 6.30pm, LSE, New Academic Building, Wolfson Theatre, Lincoln's Inn Field
Josu Ugarte
(President of Mondragon International)
"MONDRAGON, Humanity at Work"
Sponsored by the Basque Country Government

Wednesday 30 November 2011, 6pm, LSE, Tower 3, 5th floor, The Box, Clement's Inn
Catalan Observatory-LSE
Round Table: The Emergence of a Non-State Diplomacy
Participants: Colin Boyd (Member of the House of Lords), Pierre Boulanger (Agent-General, Head of Post, Québec Government Office in London), Roser Clavell i Soldevilla (General Secretary Patronat Catalunya Món), Linda Fabiani (Member of the Scottish Parliament), Jan De Mulder (Public Governance Counsellor at the Permanent Representation of Belgium to the European Union - Flemish Representation)
Chaired by Paul Preston (LSE)

Monday 5 December 2011, 6pm, LSE, New Academic Building, Room 1.15, Lincoln's Inn Field
Book launch: Catalonia, an emerging economy
Ramon Tremosa (economist and MEP for CiU)
Chaired by Joan Costa-Font (LSE)

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